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Field to Vase, U-Cut Flower Workshop

July 28, 2022

Join the Colonial Garden team for an enjoyable morning of cutting your own fresh flowers and then creating beautiful arrangements to take home   Come and enjoy a stroll through our flower field while learning the art and technique to create a beautiful bouquet.  Each purchase gives you access to all supplies needed to take home a bucket of beauty.   *Class is “by the bucket,” not per person.  One bucket of U-Pick flowers will provide at least two standard size bouquets that a family or group can enjoy cutting together. Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.…


Staghorn Fern Workshop | July 16

July 1, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for our fun and educational workshops!   If you have ever seen staghorn fern hung on a wall and wondered what it takes to grow one, this workshop is for you! Join our naturalist, designer and plant expert, Kristin Middleton, to learn how to create and care for these unique plants.   Workshop fee includes an authentic barn board, a staghorn fern plant and the supplies to complete this hanging project   Enjoy drinks and samples from the Colonial Kitchen! This event will take place in the Plant Bar at Colonial Gardens RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED…


Desert Retreat Combo Workshop | August 13

July 1, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for our fun and educational workshops!   As summer heats up and it feels like the desert, spend a morning in our greenhouse creating a cool xeriscape arrangement using cactus and succulents. Join our greenhouse expert, Kevin Keilig, to learn how to grow and care for these special plants to build your own desert retreat. "Rockin' Kev" will share his design and planting tips and provide you with caring  instructions for your creation. Workshop fee includes the choice of pot or hanging basket, a variety of cactus and succulents, soil, rocks and sticks to create…


Desert Retreat Combo Workshop | July 23

July 1, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for our fun and educational workshops!   As summer heats up and it feels like the desert, spend a morning in our greenhouse creating a cool xeriscape arrangement using cactus and succulents. Join our greenhouse expert, Kevin Keilig, to learn how to grow and care for these special plants to build your own desert retreat. "Rockin' Kev" will share his design and planting tips and provide you with caring  instructions for your creation. Workshop fee includes the choice of pot or hanging basket, a variety of cactus and succulents, soil, rocks and sticks to create…


Farms at Colonial Gardens | Livestock Feeding Experience

June 30, 2022

Looking for a genuine farm experience? Just as we need to eat our breakfast every day our animals need to eat too. Bring your family and friends and join our staff in an everyday task on the farm. You will get to meet all of our livestock and feed them their breakfast. You will get to learn about our regenerative and rotational grazing practices. This experience starts at 8AM and depending on the group size can end at 8:30AM or 9AM. We are a fully functioning farm, so come prepared for this immersive experience. Please dress for the weather and…


Farms at Colonial Gardens | Livestock Feeding Experience

June 30, 2022

Looking for a genuine farm experience? Just as we need to eat our breakfast every day our animals need to eat too. Bring your family and friends and join our staff in an everyday task on the farm. You will get to meet all of our livestock and feed them their breakfast. You will get to learn about our regenerative and rotational grazing practices. This experience starts at 8AM and depending on the group size can end at 8:30AM or 9AM. We are a fully functioning farm, so come prepared for this immersive experience. Please dress for the weather and…


Butterfly Haven Combo Pot | July 16

June 27, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for one of our fun and educational workshops!   Summertime is butterfly time.  Join our greenhouse expert, Kevin Keilig, to learn the importance of creating habitats and food for our pollinators. Then create a combo pot with all of the best flowers for attracting butterflies to your garden. Workshop fee includes a 14" pot, potting soil, fertilizer and your choice of 4-6 plants Plus a coupon for 50% off any annual hanging basket or combo pot Enjoy drinks and samples from the Colonial Kitchen! This event will take place in the Community Room at Colonial…


Butterfly Haven Combo Pot | July 7

June 27, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for one of our fun and educational workshops!   Summertime is butterfly time.  Join our greenhouse expert, Kevin Keilig, to learn the importance of creating habitats and food for our pollinators. Then create a combo pot with all of the best flowers for attracting butterflies to your garden. Workshop fee includes a 14" pot, potting soil, fertilizer and your choice of 4-6 plants Plus a coupon for 50% off any annual hanging basket or combo pot Enjoy drinks and samples from the Colonial Kitchen! This event will take place in the Community Room at Colonial…


Birdhouses and Brews

June 14, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for one of our fun and educational workshops!   Celebrate Father's Day by building a birdhouse with Dad or the favorite father figure in your life and treat him to a beer while you build. This workshop is designed as a family experience. Workshop fee includes one birdhouse building kit (bird house, bat house or hopper feeder) and one craft beer for the father of honor Enjoy drinks and samples from the Colonial Kitchen!   this event will take place in the community room at colonial gardens.


Herbs on Deck: Beautiful and Practical Container Design | June 25

May 23, 2022

Join the Colonial Gardens team for one of our fun and educational workshops & tours!   Love the taste and smell of fresh herbs? Join our expert, Lori Harris, for a workshop on creating the perfect herb pot. She will walk you through selecting the best pottery and planting a combination of herbs that will  provide a lifetime of flavor right outside your door. We will have a wide variety of pots and plants for you to choose from so that your creation reflects your taste! workshop fee includes your choice of five herbs ALL POTTERY WILL BE 20% OFF…


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