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Events & Workshops

Free Workshops

City People’s Garden Store offers free workshops for the community throughout the year. Topics range from edible gardening to pruning to designing holiday containers. Workshops are held in the Garden Store.

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Let us know if you are interested in a particular topic or have an instructor to recommend. E-mail our workshop coordinator with your suggestions.

2018 Line Up

(We are always adding to our class schedule. Check back often or sign up for our newsletter in the green box to the left. Please e-mail us if you plan to attend one of our workshops so we can inform you of any schedule changes.)

Water Systems for the Home Garden

Saturday, June 23rd, 11:00 am – noon
Erick Jeffries of the Peoples Gardening Collective will be here to go over how to most efficiently water your garden including a look at the basics of setting up a micro-spray drip irrigation system.

Drought Tolerant Gardening

Saturday, June 30th, 11:00 am – noon
Saving water is always a good thing. Saving time by not needing to water your garden is also a bonus. In this class find out what are some great drought tolerant plants and how to create a landscape that requires little to no extra watering. Richard Greenberg will share his favorite plants and landscaping tips.

Successive Gardening For a Year-Round Harvest of Flowers & Edibles

Saturday, July 14th, 11:00 am – noon
Have something to pick all year long when you plant with bloom and harvest times in mind. Richard Greenberg will talk about how to have a productive garden on a small or large scale and grow edibles and flowers throughout the year, one after the other.

Summer Beauties – Favorite Plants for the Garden

Saturday, July 21st, 11:00 am – noon
By mid summer, gardens can start to look a little tired. Join plant enthusiast, garden coach, and designer Susan Papanikolas as she highlights her favorite pick-me-up perennials, shrubs and trees for the summer that would make any garden or container display wake up and draw oohs and ahhhs.