Nursery and Demonstration Garden Tours
Nursery tours are offered every Tuesday at 10 am during the season. Register using this link please. These tours are geared for individuals. Arrangements for tours for groups, garden clubs, and school groups should be made separately. Fees may apply.
All classes require pre-registration. Click the heading of each class to register.
Why Plant Native – Wednesday April 10, 2 pm EOTW Horticulturist Liz Stauffer will introduce the concept of native plants — what are they? Why are they important? How can you use them in your garden? This is an informal setting with lots of time for questions. Beginners to native plants are welcomed. There is no fee for this class, but registration is required. Limited to 20 participants.
Pruning Basics – Wednesday April 17, 1 pm Learn the basics of how to prune shrubs and small trees. How, when, and why. We’ll teach the difference between shearing and pruning, helping you learn to maintain a natural shape for your trees and shrubs. Limited to 10 participants. This will be a hands-on class.
Planning, Prepping, and Caring for your New Native Garden Wednesday May 1, 2 pm Ready to start a new garden but just not sure how to go about it? EOTW Horticulturist Liz Stauffer will guide you through the process. Planning, plant selection, prepping the site and even initial care and maintenance information. She’ll break it down into easy to understand steps so you can get your garden started this spring. Sign up today, registration is limited to 20 participants.
Make a Spring Blooming Container – Saturday May 4 10 am
Pennsylvania Bat Rescue’s Stephanie Stronsick will guide us through bat fact and fiction, and what we can do to help these important species in our backyards. Learn why bats are important and how they protect our gardens, and forests. What environmental impacts they face and how you can help.
June 1, 10 am: Pressed Flower Class
June 22 10 AM – Presentation by Jan Hurwitz, author of Butterfly Gardening, The North American Butterfly Association Guide. Learn which native plants support butterflies! Whether you garden in sun or shade, there are many native plants that will attract butterflies to your garden. Butterfly gardening is a gardening method used to protect the entire life cycle of butterflies. This talk explores the relationship that butterflies have with specific native plants and suggest easy steps to protect these relationships in order to enhance our local ecosystems, as well as your own garden.
Maintaining Your Native Plant Garden – Wednesday July 17 10 am
Make a Fall Blooming Container – Saturday August 10 10 am
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY IS SATURDAY AUGUST 3.