After perusing seed catalogs and anxiously awaiting bulbs to pop in your garden you are eager for the smell of soil, aren't you?! Late winter is the perfect time to start seeds indoors. Learn which vegetable and flowers can be started now and which can wait a few more weeks for direct outdoor sowing. Seed starting tools and methods, including heat mats and soil blocking, will be covered.
Start an Urban Cutting Garden
Have you always wanted a fragrant and colorful garden? Interested in growing enough flowers to bring indoors all season long? Worried about what can be cut and actually last in a vase? Learn the answers to these questions as well as how to prepare your garden for the growing season. Topics will include unique flower and foliage varieties for the cutting garden, stages of harvest, and processing techniques to extend the vase life.
The option to purchase the Start Your Own Cutting Garden (hyperlink needed) flower start package is available as an add on to this workshop.
Grow Your Own Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Our ancestors have used plants for generations as preventative medicine and to treat ailments. Join Agnes Cwalina, owner of Hori Hori Flowers, for an introduction to plants you may cultivate to start your own herbal medicine chest. Teas, tinctures, salves, and poultices will be covered alongside several easy to grow plants that are suitable for our climate.
Flower Arrangements from your Cutting Garden
As a gardener you probably have a luscious garden of foliages, textures, and colors. How often do you cut from the garden and create an arrangement to bring inside? Nervous to do it, don't be! Join Agnes P. Cwalina of Hori Hori Flowers as she nudges you to clip from the garden and helps you see all the vase worthy ingredients in your own backyard.
Start an Urban Cutting Garden in the Autumn
If you missed the spring version of this popular class, no worries! Agnes P. Cwalina of Hori Hori Flowers is back to and will speak about plants you can grow now that work best for the cutting garden as well as plants that offer harvests for a unique table arrangement, all on a city lot!
Botanical Wreaths & Garlands from your Autumn Garden
Interested in adorning your front door for the holidays? Look no further than the seedpods and turning leaves in your autumn garden! Join Agnes P. Cwalina of Hori Hori Flowers as she demonstrates the mechanics of using botanical material for an indoor or outdoor wreath.