Events, Seminars & Workshops

Grand Blanc Hiring Fair

Join us! We are now hiring for our 2018 season!
On the Spot Interviews!

Date
Saturday Feb. 24th • 10am to 12pm

Location
Grand Blanc

Cost
FREE

Spring Wreath Design

The beautiful flowers and foliage of a colorful spring wreath will brighten up any room in your home or even your front door. Our talented designer will create a stunning spring wreath from start to finish in just an hour. Along the way they will explain each and every step needed so you will feel confident creating a spectacular wreath at home!

Date
Rochester Hills • March 3rd • 10am
Clarkston • March 3rd • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston

Cost
$5.00

Landscape Design Basics

Designing a landscape can seem like an overwhelming task for most. However, with the help of our knowledgeable Purple Person you’ll learn how using some basic rules and principles as a guide will allow you to start creating the look of your dreams. Add a little creativity and the right plants for the area and it will be stunning in no time.

Date
March 10th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Pruning 101

Knowing when and how to prune your plants properly may seem a little overwhelming, but with some guidance from our Purple People you will be confident maintaining the established plants in your landscape. Our pruning experts will share their knowledge of pruning roses, shrubs and vines as well as information regarding the proper tools, how to prune and tips to remember what time of the year is best for each type of plant. Bring your hand pruners for sharpening and we will be happy to sharpen them for you after the seminar.

Date
March 10th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Growing Succulents Indoors

Succulents come in a wide array of colors and textures, making them an excellent choice for decorating in your home. Join us as we talk about some of the different varieties of succulents, what conditions are best for growing them and tips on how to keep these low maintenance beauties looking good all year long!

Date
March 17th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Maintaining a Healthy Lawn

Spring is coming! Is your lawn ready? Our lawn and garden expert will make sure that you have all the information you need to have the greenest lawn on the block. We will cover fertilization, watering, insect and disease control and even how to keep those pesky Moles away.

Date
March 24th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

Fairy Garden Spring Workshop

Spring into the wonderful world of fairies by designing your own fairy garden in this hands on workshop! Topics will include plants, fairy fun, soil coverings, fairy décor and accents. Bring your own container to use or purchase one when you get here. We’ll provide the fun, the knowledge, and a few amendments like rocks, sand and potting soil.

Workshop fee is $10, plus the cost of materials used. Price includes one adult with one child.

Date
Rochester Hills • April 7th • 2pm
Clarkston • April 7th • 2pm
Grand Blanc • April 7th • 2pm
Birghton • April 7th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

2018’s Hottest NEW Plants

Spice things up in the garden this spring by adding one of the hottest new plants for 2018. Unique flowers, superior disease resistance, compact habit and vibrant colors are just a few of the attributes that make these plants stand out above the rest! Be one of the first to get a sneak peek at these hot commodities!

Date
April 7th • 10am

Location
Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
FREE

2018 Spring Garden Expo

Join us for our Annual Spring Garden Expo! We're going back to our roots for this one!

• Free Admission • Garden Displays
• Petting Farm • Cotton Candy • Sno-Cones
• Food Truck at our Rochester Hills location
• Production Tours at our Grand Blanc location
• 40+ Booths with Garden Experts
• Free Seminars • Enter to Win Giveaways

Date
April 21st & 22nd • 9am to 5pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Grand Blanc

Cost
FREE

Container Gardening Workshop

Join us for an evening of digging in the dirt! Our designer will show you how to make your container garden as easy as 1,2,3! You’ll also receive help with your plant selections, suggestions for unique and different plants to try, tips to keep your container looking fabulous all season long and potting soil for your containers.

Bring up to 2 containers of your own or purchase one when you get here.
Workshop fee is $20, plus the cost of materials used. *Fertilizer, Soil Moist and gloves are not included. Please bring these along if you would like to use them.

Date
Rochester Hills • May 9th • 6pm
Clarkston • May 9th • 6pm
Grand Blanc • May 9th • 6pm
Brighton • May 9th • 6pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Grand Blanc, Brighton

Cost
$20.00