WORKSHOPS AT CREEKSIDE

Come join us for fun and helpful instruction at your local greenhouse! Our classes are great activities to enjoy with friends, family, coworkers, and our instructors. When you are finished you will have a great gift or arrangement for you own home.

Horse Head Wreath

Spruce up your own front door or delight the horse lover in your life! This holiday season, create a charming wreath in the shape of a horse’s head. Learn how to manipulate fresh greens to give you the shape you want and keep your greens looking fresh throughout the holidays. Guaranteed to be the most memorable wreath in the “neigh”bourhood! Materials: $50

Available Classes

Start date:12/07/2019

End date:12/07/2019

Class times:Sat 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location:Creekside Home & Garden

Instructor:Bailey Neumann, Creekside H&G

Tuition fee:$69

Broken Pot Planter

Turn a broken pot into far more than the sum of its parts! Break one yourself, then put it back together into an alluring mini-gardenscape. Learn which houseplants work best in a broken-pot garden and which will thrive in your lighting. You’ll walk away with a stunning and unique conversation piece for your house. Materials fee will include the pot, soil, plants, and moss or rocks for decorating. Materials: $65

Available Classes

Start date:11/16/2019

End date:11/16/2019

Class times:Sat 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location:Creekside Home & Garden

Instructor:Bailey Neumann, Creekside H&G

Tuition fee:$69

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

If you missed a class or would like to take one again, let us know and we may offer another class like it.

Please note: pricing, if listed, is historical and may be subject to change for future classes depending on changes in costs of materials, etc.

BACKYARD VEGETABLE GARDENING

New to vegetable gardening? Join us for answers to all your questions! You’ll learn which seeds you should plant when, how much you can plant in your space and which fertilizers and pesticides are safe to use on vegetables. We’ll also discuss which vegetables do well in containers and which do not, as well as which seeds need to be planted inside and then transplanted outside, and which can be planted directly into the soil. Start off on the right foot and enjoy the bounty!

BUILD YOUR OWN 12″ HANGING BASKET

Add the perfect touch to your outdoor decor with a hanging basket of your own design. Learn which plants do best in the sun and which love the shade, which thrive in hanging baskets and which prefer to stay in the ground. You’ll go home with a stunning basket customized to your taste and location.

BUILD YOUR OWN 12″ PLANTER

Looking to spruce up your front door or yard? Learn to set up a well-balanced planter with plants of different types and heights that complement each other. We’ll also discuss how to pick the right plants for the amount of sunlight available. Walk away with a beautiful planter ready to be placed at your door!

OUTDOOR PLANTER 201

Create an outdoor greens arrangement to enhance your entrance for the winter season. Choose your own embellishments. *Great deal for previous class takers.

Cost (TBD) includes fresh greens, insert pot, and container mix.

*Embellishments like birch sticks, globes, stars, berry picks or sugar cones are extra.

WHOVILLE TREE

Make a whimsical whoville tree, with a live cypress, holiday pot and adorable mini decorations.

Cost (TBD) includes cypress tree, planting medium, pot, wire and decoration.

FRESH HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENT

Welcome Christmas in with the smell of fresh cedar, pine and sliver fur with a beautiful holiday centrepiece.

Cost (TBD) includes greens, pot and a embellishment pick.

OUTDOOR PLANTER 101

Create an outdoor greens arrangement to enhance your entrance for the winter season. Great class for beginners.

Cost (TBD) includes fresh greens, insert pot, container mix, birch sticks and chose of embellishments like a globe, star, berry pick or sugar cone.

HOLIDAY NATURE WREATH

Create a gorgeous wreath to welcome guest into your home. We will use locally grown, fresh cut red dogwood and embellish with faux greens, berries and/or holiday ribbon.

Cost (TBD) includes instruction, dogwood, and embellishments.

‘PLANT IN YOUR PJS’ FAUX HOLIDAY CENTREPIECE

Create a beautiful holiday centrepiece in a relaxing atmosphere in you comfiest Pajamas.

Cost (TBD)

LIVING WALL PLANTER

A living wall is a great way to add life to your home without taking up more shelving space! We will advise you on your choose of succulents, planting and care for very own living wall to take home.

Cost (TBD) includes planter, materials, succulents and instruction.

KOKEDAMA CLASS

Kokedama is a form a Japanese garden art. In this class you will make a kokedama ball and plant a 4″ houseplant of your choice. This is a great class for adults as well as kids (ages 7+ and must be accompanied by adult).

Cost (TBD) includes all materials and 4″ plant of choice.

SUCCULENT PUMPKIN CENTERPIECE

Bring a real uncarved pumpkin of your choice to class and we will help you create a beautiful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Size of pumpkin should be 8-10″ wide. Instruction will also be given on how to maintain and transfer succulents after the holiday. Please bring your own gloves.

Cost (TBD) includes different shapes and styles of succulents, soil, moss, rock, pot liner and instruction.

BROKEN POT GARDEN

Learn to up cycle your broken pots while creating an alluring mini garden. Break it yourself then put it together to create a wonderful miniature garden. Please bring gloves with you, as the pots will have sharp edges. This class is popular. Limited space.

Cost (TBD) includes a ceramic pot, saucer, soil, plants and instruction.

SUCCULENT PLANTER WORKSHOP

Saturday, September 15, 2018
11:00am – 12:00pm

During this workshop, we will take you through step by step on how to create and care for your very own succulent planter to take home. This class is popular. Limited space.

Cost (TBD) includes succulents, rocks/pebbles, container and instruction.

HANGING BASKET

Have you ever wanted to make your own hanging basket but didn’t know what plants to use or how many? 

Our 2019 Hanging Basket course will be available only through Metro Continuing Education.  Click here for details.

PLANT YOUR HERBS

Are you ready for spring? Take thyme and plant a windowsill of herbs.  It’s time to get fresh on the first day of spring.

Cost (TBD) plus cost of materials & herbs    *(approx cost of plants is $15 – $20 depending on choice of plants)

LITTLE DIGGERS (AGES 5 – 10)

Introduce your “Little Digger” to gardening.  Let them feel the soil, plant the seed, take it home and watch it grow.

*No charge, but a donation for the Food Bank would be appreciated.

SAND ART PLANTER

 

Cost (TBD) includes container, sand, succulents, charcoal & rock.

CREATE YOUR OWN TERRARIUM

 

Refresh your home with a terrarium you design.

Cost (TBD) plus cost of materials ($40.00 +)

HEART PLANTER

 

Create a heart filled succulent planter to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Use it as fun filled activity to do together as couple or make a gift for a sweetheart or favorite friend.

Cost (TBD) includes planter, soil & succulents.

 

ZEN DESERT OASIS

Create a Zen Desert Oasis. A perfect gift for the person who has everything.

Cost (TBD) includes planter, sand, rocks, two 3.5″ succulents & one 2.0″cactus.

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