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Container Gardening with Jessica Walliser

June 10th, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm
While concrete pots are gorgeous, they're also incredibly heavy. Join horticulturist, Jessica Walliser for a workshop on how to build your own DIY container that looks like concrete but is actually much lighter. These incredible and beautiful alternative concrete planters are created from a mix of materials called Hypertufa. It's far lighter and just as weather-proof. And frankly, making hypertufa planters is really fun! It's kind of like making mud pies. Plus, once you see how attractive these planters are, making them becomes addictive. 
 
Jessica will demonstrate how to make this unique planter, give you tips on sourcing the materials for it and give you instructions from her new book, due out later this fall, on how to make your own hypertufa planter! And if this busy gardener has time- she hopes to have a completed planter ready for one lucky workshop participant to win in a raffle. 
 
To enter the raffle and register for this workshop CLICK HERE.  We look forward to seeing you!

Foraged Wreath Making with Bridget's Apothecary on 12/9/2017September 18th, 2017

Despite winter settling in, this is still a time of abundance in the forest! Grapevines provide a sturdy base to start a wreath, and your imagination will do the rest. Conifers, dried flower stalks, a

Digestive Bitters with Bridget's Apothecary on 11/11/2017September 18th, 2017

Bitter flavors can actually help our natural digestive secretions work better and and help us digest more easily. In this class we’ll discuss how bitters can improve health, beginning bitters fo

Conifer Medicine Making with Bridget's Apothecary on 10/22/2017September 18th, 2017

Conifers are usually (though not always) tall evergreen trees. In our region, we all grew up calling them “pine” trees, but that’s not entirely accurate. We’ve got hemlock, spr

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