Kick off the gardening season by planting strawberries. Learn a fun lesson about this delicious fruit and then plant a mini patch in our unique colander container! Kids will love eating the fruits of their labor when summer comes around.
This is the March installment of our What To Do in Your Garden Now series. We will walk you through all the steps to take when preparing your garden for spring planting. From planning to fertilizing, our Al's Experts will help you get your garden ready for the biggest planting season.
Pollinators are extremely important. They sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants reproduce. One of the most efficient pollinators is the mason bee. Come learn how mason bees are the major pollinator of fruit trees and berries, why they are called the "gentle bee", and how to help welcome mason bees to your yard and garden.
In order for us to prepare, registration is appreciated but not required.
Think outside the box, or container in this case, and create a unique orchid presentation using the kokedama style. Kokedama, which means moss ball, is a style of Japanese bonsai that transfers your plant outside of its pot into a ball of soil held together with moss and string. The sculptural and minimalist aesthetic will create a wonderful conversation piece and look great in any home. In this workshop we will instruct you on creating your own kokedama orchid.
Price includes Phalaenopsis orchid, soil, moss, string, and expert instruction.
Registration is required.
Love jam? Can't pass a blackberry bush without grabbing a few ripe berries and popping them into your mouth? Always wanted to grow grapes? Small fruits and berries are easy to grow, fit in any size yard, and are a delicious addition to your garden. Come learn from an expert how you can enjoy these simple 'grow your own' food plants in your yard.
If you are looking for a beginners edible that is easy to grow and yields tasty fruit, look no further than the tomato. Whether you like to can, crave fresh salsa, have a great sauce recipe from grandma, or are just looking for a meaty slicing tomato for your backyard barbeque burgers, we've got you covered. This class will cover all the many varieties of tomatoes we carry here at Al's as well as how to plant and care for them. Careful, once you grow your first tomato you will be hooked.
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