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Some events are subject to change and availability. Please call ahead to confirm details and interest 252.473.3234.

Pruning Boxwoods

May 13 - May 13 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

FREE for members. $15 for not-yet members. Limited to 8 participants. Boxwoods are evergreen hardwood shrubs that demand specific pruning techniques. Join us for this one-time discussion and hands on workshop of the do’s and don’ts of establishing and maintaining a Boxwood hedge. Limited to 8 persons. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Mother’s Day Sale 2017

May 14 - May 14 2017, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

A two-day sale just for moms and those looking to celebrate mothers. Guests and members enjoy a 10% discount on all plants. Members enjoy a 20% discount –just in time for spring yard work. This sale will feature colorful summer annuals, gorgeous hanging baskets and plants. Additionally, the Gift Shoppe will feature fabulous gifts for Mom. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.GiftShoppeIMG_2321

Small Garden, Big Design

May 19 - May 19 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

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FREE for members. $15 for not-yet members. Have a small space you want to make a great? This presentation is designed to help gardeners make the most of a small space, but can also be of help to gardeners with larger properties who are at a loss as to how to begin their garden design by using garden vignettes.  You’ll learn how think in terms of container garden groupings, vertical gardening and make a visit to the plant sale area to see first-hand how to “build” your garden when buying plants. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Herbs, Herbs, Herbs

Jun 3 - Jun 3 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

FREE for members. $15 for not-yet members.

Limited to 12 participants.

Join us at the Elizabethan Garden’s Greenhouse for hands on discussion of the many techniques of growing herbs and their uses. As a general description, herbs are any plant used for food, flavoring, medicine, or fragrances for their savory or aromatic properties. The distinguishing factor between herbs and spices are that herbs are the leafy parts of a plant, whereas spices are produced from other parts of a plant such as seeds, bark, and roots. Limited to 12. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Teatime with Author Lisa Wingate

Jun 11 - Jun 11 2017, 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM

$40 Members. $45 for not-yet members. Limited to 100 persons.

Join us for a Sunday afternoon tea to meet Lisa Wingate. Lisa is a journalist, an inspirational speaker, and the author of twenty-five novels. She is known for her masterful ability as a storyteller, so we expect her visit with us to be very inspiring! Savor each sip, melt on each morsel as you enjoy meeting Lisa and hearing about her work. For teatime, Odom hall will be adorned with plants from the greenhouse and tea will be served with the style and elegance. Limited to 100 participants. Sponsored by Downtown Books. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

limited to 100 persons – ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

Pruning Azaleas – 1

Jun 17 - Jun 17 2017, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

FREE for members. $20 for non-members.

Limited to 8 participants. (Repeats June 24)

Azaleas, an annual flowering shrub, have a very finite time to prune. Join us at the Elizabethan Garden for a workshop on the growth characteristics unique to this beloved plant, as well as a hands-on experience in the different methods pruning. Limited to 8 persons. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Pruning Azaleas – 2

Jun 24 - Jun 24 2017, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

FREE for members. $20 for non-members.

Limited to 8 participants. (Repeats June 24)

Azaleas, an annual flowering shrub, have a very finite time to prune. Join us at the Elizabethan Garden for a workshop on the growth characteristics unique to this beloved plant, as well as a hands-on experience in the different methods pruning. Limited to 8 persons. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Backyard Birds

Jun 26 - Jun 26 2017, 11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

11am-12pm

FREE with admission

Discover more about the birds in your own backyard with educational and hands-on activities for inquisitive minds. Participants will learn how to draw birds and create a bird snack to take to their fine feather friends at home. Following our program, participants and their families can embark on a scavenger-hunt tour of the gardens for a prize reward to extend the fun. A snack will be provided.  Limited to 20 participants. (Indoors and Outdoors) Free with admission.

Fun with Frogs

Jun 27 - Jun 27 2017, 11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

11am-12pm

FREE with admission

Discover the exciting life cycle of frogs with educational and hands-on activities for inquisitive minds. Following our program, participants and their families can embark on a scavenger-hunt tour of the gardens for a prize reward to extend the fun. A snack will be provided. Limited to 20 participants. (Indoors and Outdoors) Free with admission.

Butterflies!

Jun 29 - Jun 29 2017, 11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

11am-12pm

FREE with admission

Discover the exciting life cycle of butterflies with educational and hands-on activities for inquisitive minds. Following our program, participants and their families can embark on a scavenger-hunt tour of the gardens for a prize reward to extend the fun. A snack will be provided. Limited to 20 participants. (Indoors and Outdoors) Free with admission.

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