Workshops 2018

Gardening is something we can all enjoy no matter your skill level. Our workshops are a great way to discover new areas of gardening in a hands on way. We look forward having you visit us for some of these great workshops. If you have any questions about the workshops you can contact Bloomingdale at
630-529-9394, or Carpentersville
at 847-428-6767.

miniature garden, fairy gardening

Make & Take -Miniature Garden Building

January 13, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own miniature garden. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Please bring your own gloves and tools. You may bring your own container that your hand fits into. Please leave additional accessories at home.

Fee: $35-$50
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only. Your hand must fit in your container opening.

Terrarium, Miniature Garden

Kids Korner -Miniature Garden Building

January 15, 2018 – 10 a.m

Create your own miniature garden. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Please bring your own gloves. Kids will use quart size jar to create their own miniature garden. Please leave additional accessories at home.

Fee $10 per Quart Jar Garden

fairy gardening

Make & Take –
Fanciful Fairy Garden

February 24, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own miniature fairy garden. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Please bring your own gloves and tools. You may also bring your own containers. Please leave additional fairy accessories at home.

Fee: $35-$100
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.

FREE to observe.

succulent planterMake & Take – Succulent Planter

March 17, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own succulent garden. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. You may bring your own container.

Fee: $35-$60
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.

Spring Planter

Spring Planting Party Annual Planter

April 28, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own spring annual planter. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Bring your own gloves and tools. You may bring your own container.

Fee: $20-$50
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.

Mothers Day

Kids Korner –
Pot a Mom’s Day Planter

May 5, 2018 – 10 a.m. – Noon

Fee: $5 per planter

fairy gardening

Make & Take –
Fanciful Fairy Garden

August 11, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own miniature fairy garden. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Please bring your own gloves and tools. You may also bring your own containers. Please leave additional fairy accessories at home.

Fee: $35-$100
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.

FREE to observe.

Leaf Casting

Leaf Casting Part 1

August 18, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your leaf cast. Workshop will cover design elements, leaf selection and care. you may bring your own rubber gloves or some will be provided. Leaves will be provided or you may bring some from home. Fee covers all supplies needed for both workshop dates.

Fee $10 per leaf

Fall Planter Workshop, Fall Planter

Fall Planting Party Annual Planter

September 8, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own fall annual planter. Workshop will cover design elements, plant selection and care. Bring your own gloves and tools. You may bring your own container.

Fee: $20-$50
Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.

Wreath Decorating, Custom WreathMake & Take –
Wreath Decorating

November 10, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own decorated artificial wreath. Workshop will cover design elements, basic bow making and care. Basic tools will be provided. You may bring your own gloves.

Fee $30-$75
Please bring a pair of pruners & gloves.

POG, Winter Container, Porch Pot of GreensMake & Take –
Winter Planter (POG)

November 17, 2018 – 10 a.m.
December 1, 2018 – 10 a.m.

Create your own winter planter (POG). Workshop will cover design elements, branch selection and care. Bring your own tools and gloves. You may bring your own container.

Fee $15-$75
Please bring a pair of pruners & gloves.

*Fees depend on materials used and are estimates only.