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DeGroot’s 2016 Spring Gardening Workshops

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Being an amateur gardener myself, I feel there is definitely an art to creating a beautiful garden.  Therefore I am posting the workshops offered to the public by DeGroot’s that will help make your yard a work of art.

For full details and to register please call 519-542-3435 or stop into DeGroot’s

Saturday April 2 – FIRST TIME VEGGIE GARDENER
Become more self-sufficient and give yourself a sense of accomplishment. Classroom lesson, then out to the garden for some planing fun. Dress for the weather and dirty hands and knees.
9:30 – 11 am
Cost: Free
Instructor: Lynn

Wednesday April 6 –  TURN YOUR PROPERTY INTO A MASTERPIECE
A virtual garden tour that will give you wonderful new ideas
7 to 9 pm
Cost: free
Instructors: Rick and Aaron

Tuesday April 12 – BUILD A CUSTOM MINIATURE GARDEN OR TERRARIUM
Their designers will help you build a miniature garden or terrarium decorated to your imagination’s creativity
7 pm
Cost: materials only
Instructors: Amy and Dianne

Friday April 15 (PD Day) – STONE CACTUS
Kids will paint on stones of different shapes and sizes to make a perfect petrified cactus
10 am
Cost: $8
Instructor: Zoe

Saturday April 16 – PRUNING FOR IMPROVED PLAY PERFORMANCE
This action packed workshop will give you the confidence to prune lie a pro
11 am
Cost: Free
Instructor: Jeff

Saturday April 23 – HOUSEPLANT CARE AND RE-POTTING
Bring 1 or 2 plants to the greenhouse and enjoy a step by step lesson on re-potting. Bring your gloves.
11 am – noon
Cost: Material only
Instructor: Lynn

Saturday April 30 – EVERYTHING. YES EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT LAWN CARE
from aerating to weed and insect control in this lively workshop
1 pm
Cost: Free
Hosts: Jack DeGroot of Sarnia Turf Services and John DeGroot of DeGroot’s Nurseries

Wednesday May 4 – SUCCULENTS
In this hands-on class, learn about their care and then jump in and create your own garden to take home
6-7 pm
Cost: Materials only
Instructor: Michele

Saturday May 7 – FLOWERING SOLUTIONS
How to create great low maintenance combinations of perennials and shrubs for a harmonious look for your garden
10:30 – 11:30 am
Cost: Free
Instructor: Lynn

Saturday May 7 – FLARE FOR THE DRAMATIC
Showcasing innovative and creative choices for amazing and dramatic planer to dress up your outdoor living area.
Noon – 1 pm
Cost: Free
Instructor: Michele

Thursday May 12 – ULTIMATE OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING
Some of the greatest outdoor kitchen setups and fireplace ideas. Dress according to the weather – there may be an outdoor cooking demonstration
7-9 pm
cost Free
Instructors: Amy and Eveliene

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