Spring 2020 Workshop Series

 


 

Our Spring Workshop Series will kick off this January, featuring workshops for planting, flower arranging, and more. Workshops will be held the second Tuesday of each month. 


Flower Arranging 101 | Tuesday, February 18th 6-7PM
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In this workshop we invite you into our design room for an overview on flower arranging basics. Topics covered will include how to select flowers and colors for your arrangement, mixing and matching textures and various heights and shapes, a quick processing and handling of the flowers, and final completion of a mixed bouquet, perfect for gifting or bringing home to put in a vase.

 

You will leave this workshop with your own unique arrangement, wrapped and valued at $20. All glass ware is available for purchase for 10% off. 


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Spring Wreath Design | Tuesday, March 10th 6-7PM

 

In this workshop we will be designing a spring-inspired permanent wreath using a grape vine base and an assortment of silk flowers and accessories. We will guide you through arranging your design, mixing and matching textures and colors, and adding your own unique details! 

 

You will receive one (1) plain grape vine wreath to decorate, as well as an assortment of silk flowers in various sizes, colors and styles, to create a wreath with a $50 value. Additional accessories or silk items will be on sale for 10% off.

 

This is a rare opportunity to get a one-on-one walk-through with our talented designers to see how we create our most popular items and create something that will last for years to come! 


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Re-Potting and Fertilizing | Tuesday, April 14th 6-7PM

 

We will go over how to properly re-pot a plant; how to know when is the right time, how big of a pot do you need, etc. as well as a brief introduction to fertilizers and how to properly fertilize various houseplants.

 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a small/medium-sized house plant for re-potting; 2" - 6". Cost of entry covers one (1) basic terra cotta pot and soil combo for any plant up to 8". If a larger plant or a decorative pot is preferred, a selection is available for purchase at a 10% discount. Any other greenhouse purchases will be available for 10% off, e.g. soil, pots, plants, planting accessories, sprays, fertilizers, etc.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All plants brought from home will be inspected upon arrival for pests/disease so as not to contaminate our greenhouse environment. If your plant does not pass, you may purchase a plant day-of for 10% off. If you are unsure at any point please feel free to send a picture of your plant in an email to chestersflowers@gmail.com. 

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Past Workshops



Houseplant 101 | Tuesday, January 14th 6-7PM

 

Suitable for beginners, those with a self-prescribed ‘black thumb,’ intermediate plant owners who have run into specific issues, and even masters who want to refresh or share tips. Basic topics covered will be identifying your plant (name, place of origin, climate), identifying light requirements (demystifying bright indirect light, part shade, etc.), how to water properly, and identifying common mishaps like over watering, common pests, etc. A section of the workshop will be reserved for questions at the end.

Cost of entry includes one (1) free beginner plant to be provided at the end of the workshop. Additional plants, pots, soil, and other accessories will be available for purchase; all greenhouse purchases are 10% off.


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