Workshops & Classes

The following workshops and classes are planned for 2017-18 in The Gardens. Classes are subject to change base on class size and availability. Please contact The Gardens to confirm schedule and express your interest in attending, 252.473.3234. Please also check search our calendar for the most up-to-date information.

 

December 2

Deck the Halls with Christmas Greenery

10am-12pm

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

With the holiday season here it’s time to decorate. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for a discussion and walk through the gardens identifying plants that are excellent for arrangements. Learn the proper way to cut and keep greenery that will last several weeks indoors. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

 

December 9

The Art of Centerpieces

10am-12pm

Limited to 25 participants

$25 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Decorate your home for the holidays with an elegant centerpiece that is uniquely yours! An Instructor will share with you their skills. The Elizabethan Gardens will provide the base, greening pins and cuttings. Participants may choose to bring ribbon, ornaments or items from home. Class size is limited to 25 participants. Light refreshments will be served. Members: $25, Non-members: $30. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

December 12

The Art of Centerpieces With Dinner

5pm-8pm

$39 members. $44 for not-yet members.

Enjoy dinner and create something beautiful at the same time. Come on you deserve a break—enjoy the holidays. Let us cook and you can decorate your home for the holidays with an elegant center- piece that is uniquely yours. Let an instructor share with you their skills in the Art of Centerpieces. The Gardens will provide the base, greening pins and cuttings. Participants may choose to bring ribbon, ornaments or items from home. Class size is limited to 25. Members: $39, Non-Members: $44. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

December 16

The Perfect Holiday Wreath

10am-1pm

$30 for members. $35 for not-yet members.

Decorate your home for the holidays with an elegant holiday wreath that is uniquely yours! An Instructor will share with you their skills. The Elizabethan Gardens will provide the base, greening pins and cuttings. Participants may choose to bring ribbon, ornaments or items from home. Class size is limited to 25 participants. Light refreshments will be served. Members: $25, Non-members: $30. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

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January 6, 2018

Tree Pruning

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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

With the winter in full swing and many plants dormant, January is a great time to prune trees. Proper pruning is essential to revitalize growth, and to maintain desired appearance of trees. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for this in-depth discussion, which includes some hands on participation. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

January 20, 2018

Terrarium Garden

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

10am-12pm

Limited to 12 participants

$50 for members. $65 for not-yet members.

A terrariums are decorative glass container that contains soil and plants, that creates a unique environment for plant growth. The Greenhouse Manager will be walking you through the creation and establishing of your own terrarium garden, join us. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

 

February 3, 2018

Annuals from Seed

10am-12pm

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

Limited to 12 participants.

Growing Summer annuals from seeds is easy and rewarding, join us to learn how. This hands-on discussion will cover several easy to grow flowering annuals from seed. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

 

February 17, 2018

Winter Rose Pruning

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

$15 ($30 for not-yet members):

Join us for an interesting discussion on rose culture, and proper pruning techniques to ensure vigor and to maximize spring blooms. This workshop is limited to 6 participants. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

March 4, 2018

Succulent Container Gardens

10am-12pm

$20 for members. $35 for not-yet members.

Limited to 12 participants.

Succulent plants refers to those in the families sempervivums, sedums, aloes, kalanchoes, echeverias, and other fleshy leaved species. Easy to grow, succulents evolved in some of the toughest places on earth, and are actually at their best when grown in hot sun and poor soil. Their distinct shape, and colors provide endless opportunity for creativity. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for a discussion on succulents and the creation of your own succulent garden. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

March 10, 2018

Setting Up beds, and Planting Spring Annuals

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

The winter chill is starting to subside; it’s time to get out into the garden. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for a discussion, and hands on workshop setting up and designing those dormant beds in the garden. Learn techniques in cutting, and setting up a bed, design layout, and planting of early spring annuals. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

March 17, 2018

Herb Garden

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

$15 for membes. $30 for not-yet members.

By now we are well into the spring season. It’s time to get the herb garden back in shape. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens to discuss the do’s and don’ts of establishing an herb garden. Herbs featured include culinary, medicinal, and ornamental. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

 

 

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