Workshops

Terrarium Building Workshop *April 29th/17 10:00am-11:30am

Each workshop includes 1 Geometric glass container, plants, materials, tools and decor.    You will learn the basic foundation in building an open terrarium.  Each workshop will run for about 1 1/2 hours so please make sure you are prepared to stay for the entire workshop.  All finished work will be packaged up for you at the end of the workshop for you to take home.  We encourage you to continue planting as we have a variety of supplies available for purchase in the shop. *Cost: $60.00 on day of workshop. Please call the greenhouse to sign-up (705)-745-3042.

Square Foot Gardening Workshop  Date: TBD

Johnston’s Greenhouse presents a square foot gardening workshop! Hoping to grow a lot of vegetables in a little space? Join experts from Johnston’s to learn about the square foot gardening method! You’ll learn how to maximize production through interplanting, proper spacing, and succession plantings. Workshop will also cover the benefits of growing in a raised bed. Bring your garden questions and get ready to plan for a bountiful three-season harvest!

Succulent Garden Workshop Date: TBD

In this workshop we immerse you into the world of succulents, providing an overview of these fun little plants, including their growth habits and care.  We then help you create your own succulent container garden, using a variety of sourced mini cacti and succulents. Workshop includes container, plants and gravel

Spring/Summer Container Garden Workshop *May 13th/17  10:00am -11:30am

This is a demonstration workshop,you will be learning all aspects of planting and growing annuals (and more) in containers from picking the container that is right for your space to caring for it and making it last from Spring through Fall!   * There will be a $15.00 fee for this workshop. At the end of the workshop you will receive a $10.00 coupon when you spend $50.00 before taxes. Please call the greenhouse to sign-up (705)-745-3042.

Fairy Garden Workshop *June 3rd/17 10:00am – 11:30am

Workshop will have beginning to end instructions on how to plant and care for your very own Fairy Garden. We will provide select accessories (for instance figurines or animals), embellishments (such as rocks and moss) and a selection of plants to go with a standard container. Additional plants and supplies will be available for purchase.

This is the time to explore creative expression that one’s mind has to offer. A fairy garden is a blend of plants and imagination to create a whole new “tiny” world within a garden.

In addition to the instruction and assembly of the fairy garden Joan (our Perennial expert) will give a talk on plants we will use and their care. * There will be a $15.00 fee for this workshop. At the end of the workshop you will receive a $10.00 coupon when you spend $50.00 before taxes. Please call the greenhouse to sign-up (705)-745-3042.