Events & 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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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.)
- Home Irrigation, June 23rd
- Drought Tolerant Gardening, June 30th
- Successive Gardening, July 14th
- Summer Beauties, July 21st
- Seed Collecting, July 28th
- Shade Gardening, August 11th
- Starting an Urban Cutting Garden in Fall, August 18th
- Late Summer Flower Arrangements, September 8th
- Planting Bulbs for Spring, September 29th
- Fall Wreath Making, October 13th
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.