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There is always something happening at Strange’s. Check out our list of upcoming events below.

 

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BYOT: Build Your Own Terrarium Workshop

Date: January 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Always wanted to build your own terrarium but have no idea where to start? We’ll show you how it’s done so you can walk home with your own Insta-worthy terrarium! This workshop will guide you through best planting practices, what plants to use, and how to care for your new miniature garden.

Workshop is $25 per person & includes all materials (container, soil, charcoal, rocks, moss, & terrarium plants). To reserve your spot please call (804)360-2800 or visit our West Broad reception desk. Class caps at 10 people. Payment due at time of class.

Winter Pruning & Storm Damage Repair

Date: January 19, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Are you a pruning procrastinator? You’ll become a pruning pro after we teach you when, how, and what to prune in preparation of warmer weather! We’ll also cover reviving and rejuvenating your landscape in the event it is damaged during a winter storm.

This class is free and open to the public.

Bonsai 101

Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Learn the ancient art of bonsai from the roots up. We’ll talk about the best plants to use for bonsai and cover some of the basic techniques such as wiring, training and pruning.

This class is free and open to the public.

Indoor Seed Starting & Seed Swap

Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Learn all the ins and outs to starting seeds inside so you can get a head start on the spring season. We’ll cover best practices for successfully starting seeds, tools & kits, best types of plant to start from seed, and tell you about some of our favorites.

Seed Swap: Feel free to bring in any leftover seed from the past two seasons (preferably labeled with variety & year) or extra seed you no longer need to exchange & trade for different varieties. We will also share some of our leftover seed from last year to help increase variety.

This class is free and open to the public.

Growing a Green Screen: Screening Plants

Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Are you looking for a little more privacy in your yard? Screening plants are a great way to add some solitude to your side of the fence and to improve relationships with your neighbors. We’ll show you what your screening options are based on sun, size, season, and more!

This class is free and open to the public.

Dog Days in the Garden 2019

Date: February 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

This one’s for the dogs! Join us in celebrating our fabulous community local dog organizations. Bring your furry friend on a leash to enjoy contests, raffles, demonstrations, and more!

More details TBA!

BYOT: Build Your Own Terrarium Workshop

Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Always wanted to build your own terrarium but have no idea where to start? We’ll show you how it’s done so you can walk home with your own Insta-worthy terrarium! This workshop will guide you through best planting practices, what plants to use, and how to care for your new miniature garden.

Workshop is $25 per person & includes all materials (container, soil, charcoal, rocks, moss, & terrarium plants). To reserve your spot please call (804)360-2800 or visit our West Broad reception desk. Class caps at 10 people. Payment due at time of class.

Succulents 101 Workshop

Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

The world of succulents can be a wild, wonderful, and sometimes overwhelming place – let us be your beacon of knowledge! Join us for a crash course on succulents as we help you traverse watering needs, fertilization, potting, exactly how to propagate, and more. We’ll also walk you through different varieties and preview some of our new and exciting plants for 2019!

Workshop is $20 per person & includes instruction + all materials (pot, 3 succulents, assorted moss/rocks). To reserve your spot please call (804)360-2800 or visit our West Broad reception desk. Class caps at 12 people. Payment due at time of class.

Mushrooms for Beginners

Date: February 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Interested in harvesting your own mushrooms but have no idea where to begin? Join us as we demystify the world of mushrooms and show you how to get growing in your own back yard!

This class is free and open to the public.

Garden Bed Prep & Cool Weather Vegetables

Date: February 16, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

It’s almost that exciting time of the year when we start to plant our spring vegetable gardens! Join Kevin Cutlip and learn how to get your garden beds ready and gain valuable knowledge in getting the most out of a cool season crop during the early spring.

This class is free and open to the public.

Virginia Orchid Society’s 13th Annual Orchid Show

Date: February 24, 2019
Time: All Weekend
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join us for The Virginia Orchid Society’s 13th Annual Orchid Show this February 22-24, 2019!

This event is free and open to the public.

Enjoy a variety of activities during the show including:
– Hundreds of orchids on display and for sale
– Orchid vendors
– Free workshops and lectures
– Guided tours
– Orchid art exhibit and sale
– Children’s activities
– Free orchid repotting

More details TBA!

Succulents 101 Workshop

Date: March 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

The world of succulents can be a wild, wonderful, and sometimes overwhelming place – let us be your beacon of knowledge! Join us for a crash course on succulents as we help you traverse watering needs, fertilization, potting, exactly how to propagate, and more. We’ll also walk you through different varieties and preview some of our new and exciting plants for 2019!

Workshop is $20 per person & includes instruction + all materials (pot, 3 succulents, assorted moss/rocks). To reserve your spot please call (804)360-2800 or visit our West Broad reception desk. Class caps at 12 people. Payment due at time of class.

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