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Past Events

If you’re looking for a Strange’s event that has already taken place, you’ve come to the right spot. Our past events are listed below.

Screening Plants: Making Better Neighbors

Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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.

Houseplants: Keeping Your Indoor Plants Happy During the Winter

Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Your houseplants may be warm and cozy inside the home, but did you know they still require a little extra love through the darker months? We’ll provide some tips and tricks on how to keep your citrus and houseplants green and thriving through the cold months of fall and winter.

This class is free and open to the public.

Oh No, Deer! Solutions for Deer-Resistant Gardens

Date: October 13, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join us for an hour and learn how to keep deer out of your garden. Need a repellent or a list of deer resistant plants? We have those! We’ll also cover other critters like voles and squirrels. Bring your questions and problems and we’ll find you solutions.

This class is free and open to the public.

Great Groundcovers: Nature’s Carpet for the Great Outdoors

Date: October 6, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Want a low maintenance planting? Have a shady area that you can’t get grass to grow in? Let us teach you about groundcovers and other low plants that are ideal for the Richmond area. Find out the difference between mondo grass and liriope and just how multipurpose ajuga can be.

This class is free and open to the public.

Orchid Care 101

Date: October 6, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Can you never seem to get your orchid to rebloom? Starting to wonder if it’s time for a new pot? Join the Virginia Orchid Society as they cover the basics of watering, fertilizing, pruning, and more to ensure the longevity of your favorite elegant houseplant.

This class is free and open to the public.

Perennials & Shrubs for Fall Color

Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join us for a comprehensive guide on how to keep your garden colorful & vibrant through the colder months! We’ll cover the best shrub and perennial varieties for continued interest through fall and winter as well as best planting practices.

This class is free and open to the public.

BYOT: Build Your Own Terrarium Workshop

Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 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 $20 per person & includes all materials (open or closed container, soil, charcoal, rocks, moss, & 3 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.

Controlling Moles & Voles

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Are you tired of planting something only to see it disappear almost overnight? Have you ever stepped in your yard only to sink down into a soft spot? If you are tired of finding tunnels in your lawn Strange’s very own Tom Rush has the organic solutions for you!
 
This class is free and open to the public.

Citrus for the Uninitiated: Growing from the Comfort of Home

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Have you always dreamed of having fresh lemons on hand for cooking? Does your mouth water at the thought of tangerines right off the tree? It’s easier than you think! We’ll show you the ropes for choosing the best citrus for your living space as well as how to keep it happy and healthy through the colder months inside your home. You’ll be puckering up for fresh fruit in no time!
 
This class is free and open to the public.

Hurricane Florence

Date: September 19, 2018
Time: All week
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

AS OF 9AM 13September2018

Strange’s is tracking the path of Hurricane Florence in order to best predict and plan for potential effects to our customers, employees and business.

Currently, there are no expected impacts to Strange’s in the next 48 hours.  As Hurricane Florence moves inland with a possible turn to the Valley of Virginia, we expect localized flooding in our Richmond service area due to the rainfall from the storm into the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  This flooding may begin Monday if the storm track changes.

Please check back to this page for updates as we have them.  We will also update social media and the internal Strange’s Weather hotline as more information becomes available.

The current position and probable track are below:

 

CANCELLED – Container Gardening for Fall Color

Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our resident container expert Susan Frakes as she walks you through planting your own fall-inspired creative containers. She’ll guide you through the best plant combinations for the season as well as general maintenance so you can enjoy your container all autumn-long!
 
This class is free and open to the public.

CANCELLED – Beautiful Bulbs: Planting Ahead for Spring

Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Grow a season full of color with a bit of planning and effort. Join resident bulb expert Ann Meisoll as she gives you advice on when, what, and where to plant bulbs for spring.
 
This class is free and open to the public.

Virginia Fall Lawn Care

Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Learn to grow and maintain a West End lawn that will make your neighbors orange with envy! A guide to seeding and feeding your yard for the fall season.
 
This class is free and open to the public.

Fall Vegetables 101: Tips & Tricks for Success

Date: September 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

We’re kicking off our fall class schedule with a very tasty talk on cool weather vegetables! Join our resident plant expert Kevin Cutlip as he outlines best practices for planting your fall vegetable garden. From starting your seeds to when and where to plant, Kevin will help you set up your veggies for a successful fall harvest!

This class is free and open to the public.

Christmas in August Sale @ Mechanicsville

Date: August 31, 2018
Time: All August
Location: 3313 Mechanicsville Pike

Strange’s is celebrating Christmas in August at our Mechanicsville location! For the entire month of August enjoy 25% OFF ALL CHRISTMAS DECOR!*

*Only at Mechanicsville location. Christmas merchandise only. All sales final. No rainchecks issued.

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Dozen Roses

Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.
In this class you will be making ‘Dozen Roses’. See image for reference.
Class is $43.95 (+ VA sales tax) per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, August 15th.
Click here to reserve & pay for your spot online!

Fall Vegetables 101: Tips & Tricks for Success

Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

We’re kicking off our fall class schedule with a very tasty talk on cool weather vegetables! Join our resident plant expert Kevin Cutlip as he outlines best practices for planting your fall vegetable garden. From starting your seeds to when and where to plant, Kevin will help you set up your veggies for a successful fall harvest!

This class is free and open to the public.

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Westhampton

Date: July 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.
In this class you will be making ‘Westhampton’. See image for reference.
Class is $69.95 (+ VA sales tax) per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, July 25th.
Click here to reserve & pay for your spot online!

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Summer Time Garden

Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.
In this class you will be making ‘Summer Time Garden’. See image for reference.
Class is $33.95 (+ VA sales tax) per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, July 18th.
Click here to reserve & pay for your spot online!

Georgia Peach Truck Visit → Mechanicsville

Date: July 19, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 3313 Mechanicsville Pike

Georgia Peach Truck arrives this summer with farm-to-street boxes of Rolling Freestones®, the freestone Georgia peaches from historic Dickey Farms!

Freestone peaches are the peak season varieties to buy in bulk because they separate freely from their pits for cutting in the kitchen or eating fresh out of hand.

Can or freeze a whole box of peaches at home, or share several boxes with friends, family, and neighbors!

One box of Rolling Freestones Georgia Peach Truck is $46 and weighs approximately 25 pounds with about 65-80 peaches inside the box depending on the size of the peaches.

No advance order or purchase is necessary, and debit or credit cards are preferred for payment.

Georgia Peach Truck Visit → West Broad

Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Georgia Peach Truck arrives this summer with farm-to-street boxes of Rolling Freestones®, the freestone Georgia peaches from historic Dickey Farms!

Freestone peaches are the peak season varieties to buy in bulk because they separate freely from their pits for cutting in the kitchen or eating fresh out of hand.

Can or freeze a whole box of peaches at home, or share several boxes with friends, family, and neighbors!

One box of Rolling Freestones from Georgia Peach Truck is $46 and weighs approximately 25 pounds with about 65-80 peaches inside the box depending on the size of the peaches.

No advance order or purchase is necessary, and debit or credit cards are preferred for payment.

Independence Day Closing

Date: July 4, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: Both Strange's Locations

In observance of Independence Day, both Strange’s locations will be closed on July 4th, 2018. Have a happy 4th of July!

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Tropical Paradise

Date: June 30, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM || 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.
In this class you will be making ‘Tropical Paradise’. See image for reference.
Class is $49.95 (+ VA sales tax) per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, June 27th.
Click here to reserve & pay for your spot online!

Georgia Peach Truck Visit → Mechanicsville

Date: June 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 3313 Mechanicsville Pike

Georgia Peach Truck arrives this summer with farm-to-street boxes of Rolling Freestones®, the freestone Georgia peaches from historic Dickey Farms!

Freestone peaches are the peak season varieties to buy in bulk because they separate freely from their pits for cutting in the kitchen or eating fresh out of hand.

Can or freeze a whole box of peaches at home, or share several boxes with friends, family, and neighbors!

One box of Rolling Freestones Georgia Peach Truck is $46 and weighs approximately 25 pounds with about 65-80 peaches inside the box depending on the size of the peaches.

No advance order or purchase is necessary, and debit or credit cards are preferred for payment.

Georgia Peach Truck Visit → West Broad

Date: June 26, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Georgia Peach Truck arrives this summer with farm-to-street boxes of Rolling Freestones®, the freestone Georgia peaches from historic Dickey Farms!

Freestone peaches are the peak season varieties to buy in bulk because they separate freely from their pits for cutting in the kitchen or eating fresh out of hand.

Can or freeze a whole box of peaches at home, or share several boxes with friends, family, and neighbors!

One box of Rolling Freestones from Georgia Peach Truck is $46 and weighs approximately 25 pounds with about 65-80 peaches inside the box depending on the size of the peaches.

No advance order or purchase is necessary, and debit or credit cards are preferred for payment.

Strange’s Pollinator Extravaganza

Date: June 23, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: 12111 West Broad Street, 3133 Mechanicsville Pike

In honor of Pollinator Week swing by Strange’s on Saturday, June 23rd for our pollinator extravaganza! Enjoy 25% off pollinator-friendly plants*, classes on beekeeping & pollinator gardens, and complimentary snow cones.**

*With presentation of coupon (detailed below).

**Mechanicsville will have no classes or snow cones, only the sale.

Classes

10:00 AMBack Yard Beekeeping
Join Ed Mekalian of Hunny Bee Good and the Richmond Beekeepers Association as he shows you best practices for tending to the hive. Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or thinking about starting your first back yard beehive, you’re sure to pick up some tricks of the trade from this local bee expert! Come with your best questions!

11:00 AMPollinator Gardens
Resident plant expert Kevin Cutlip presents some of Strange’s favorite pollinator-friendly plants so you can grow a pollinator haven for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and more!

Sale/Coupon

Pollinator-friendly plants will be 25% off with presentation of a special coupon at the registers. You can either print the coupon and bring it with you or grab one at our receptionist desk.

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Coming Up Roses

Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.
In this class you will be making ‘Coming Up Roses’. See image for reference.
Class is $45.95 (+ VA sales tax) per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, June 20th.
Click here to reserve & pay for your spot online!

Strange’s DIY Floral Design: Summer Time Garden

Date: June 9, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM || 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

***DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UPS HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH THURSDAY, JUNE 7TH.***

Join our floral expert Stacy Smallwood as she walks you through handcrafting your very own floral arrangement! Learn the basics of floral design during this hands-on workshop as she guides you through the steps of selecting, cutting, & arranging flowers. At the end of the class you will walk away with a completed vased arrangement made by none other than yourself and the knowledge necessary to start arranging your own botanical masterpieces.

In this class you will be making ‘Summer Time Garden’. See image for reference.

Class is $33.95 per person. Cost of materials & instruction included. Class caps at 7 people. Minimum of 3 people required to hold class. In the event the class is cancelled we will contact you in advance.

To reserve and pay for your spot call (804)360-2800 and ask to speak to our floral department or visit us in person at Strange’s West Broad. If class has not already been filled, sign-ups cut off on Wednesday, June 6th.

Memorial Day Hours

Date: May 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

In observance of Memorial Day Strange’s will be open the following hours on May 29th, 2017:

West Broad St: 8:00a – 5:00p

Our Mechanicsville location will be closed.

Mother’s Day 2018

Date: May 13, 2018
Time: All Week!
Location: All Strange's Retail Locations

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 13th, 2018!  Strange’s is here to help you make Mom smile this week. Shop online for a great Spring themed arrangement for delivery anytime this week.  Stop by one of our two retail greenhouses to pick out that perfect houseplant, blooming basket or bright blooming perennial perfect for Mom’s garden.

 

Central Virginia Iris Society’s Annual Iris Show

Date: May 5, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

The Central Virginia Iris Society’s Annual Iris Show

Saturday, May 6th || 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Join Strange’s and the Central Virginia Iris Society for an afternoon of education and stewardship! The Central Virginia Iris Society is holding their annual iris show featuring new spring irises! Come and enjoy the new spring beauties!

Amazing Container Gardens

Date: March 31, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Turn that plain old pot into the centerpiece of your yard! Sit with us for a while and learn what it takes to go from everyday interesting to “WOW! Did YOU plant that?” We’ll share our knowledge of the best plants, fertilizers, and planting tips to get you going.

This class is free and open to the public.

Good To Grow: Warm Season Vegetables

Date: March 31, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Are you tired of growing zucchini and want to try something different? We’ll share all the tricks of the trade for growing great vegetables this summer. You’ll also learn everything you need to know to feed and support your veggies!

This class is free and open to the public.

Wildlife Habitats: Beautiful Butterfly Gardens

Date: March 24, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Butterflies and other pollinators are necessary for successful gardening. We will give you ideas on how to attract and keep butterflies in your garden so that you can learn how easy it is to butterfly garden!

This class is free and open to the public.

Dahlias: More Than Just Another Tall Plant!

Date: March 24, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Dahlias are one of the most underrated plants in the garden. They bloom in a rainbow of colors, grow to all different heights… and they are TOUGH. Let us teach you all the ins and outs of growing dahlias so you can enjoy some this 2018!

This class is free and open to the public.

March 21st Richmond Weather Event

Date: March 21, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: All Strange's Retail Locations

Richmond is expecting a winter weather event beginning Tuesday, March 20th in the evening and extending throughout the day on Wednesday Mar 21st.  Please be advised that we will make every effort to deliver arrangements and gifts in the Richmond Area, but may be unable to do to road conditions.

Please check back here for more information as the weather develops.

Strange’s Bloomin’ Days 2018

Date: March 18, 2018
Time: All Weekend
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Join us at Strange’s on West Broad as we celebrate the coming of spring! Enjoy a weekend of seminars, demonstrations, and early bird specials sure to kick your spring gardening off to a fantastic start.

Seminar Schedule

Saturday, March 17th

8:15 AM – Strange’s Garden Forum (+ Refreshments!)
From annuals to vegetables and everything in between, our panel experts are ready to answer all of your gardening questions. Enjoy complimentary coffee and donuts while Strange’s certified horticulture experts help resolve your gardening dilemmas.

9:00 AM – Backyard Fruits & Berries
Who doesn’t like fresh fruit? Learn what grows best in Richmond and how to take care of it with expert advice from Virginia Berry Farm!

10:00 AM – Boxwood Care
Modern-day gardeners are rediscovering boxwood, the backbone of many landscapes. They are evergreen, drought tolerant, deer resistant, and have been part of the family tradition at Saunders Brothers, Inc. for over 60 years. Join Beth Anne from the Saunders Brothers team for an expert discussion on boxwood care.

11:00 AM – Mushrooms for Beginners
Interested in harvesting your own mushrooms but have no idea where to begin? Join Mark Jones, owner of Central VA-based Sharondale Farm, as he demystifies the world of mushrooms and shows you how to get growing in your own back yard!

12:00 PM – Miniature Gardening
Learn how to plan, create and care for a miniature garden with living plants and mini garden structures!

1:00 PM – Deer Resistant Plants
Is your yard becoming a gourmet snack spot for hungry deer? Craig Bradley from Monrovia will show you what plants you can choose to discourage deer from dining on your garden!

1:00 PM – Growing Back Yard Herbs
Growing herbs at home is fun, economical, and good for your health! Laura’s Botanicals will explain the many healthy benefits for growing and using herbs in your everyday life.

2:00 PM – Backyard Beekeeping
Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or thinking about starting a back yard beehive, the Richmond Beekeepers Association is here to answer your questions and show you how to succeed!

3:00 PM – Spring Container Gardening
Susan Frakes, Strange’s very own container guru, will show you her secrets to creating containers bursting with colors! Using trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials she will teach you how to create containers for every space in your yard.

4:00 PM – Garden Rose Care 101
Roses are the queens of the garden. But like any royalty, they can be a bit touchy! Join the Richmond Rose Society as they teach you how to treat them properly so you can grow your very own award-winning roses at home!

5:00 PM – Veggies for Decks & Patios
Don’t think you have enough space to grow a vegetable garden? Let us prove you wrong as we show you how to get creative with tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, potatoes, squash and more when space is at a premium!

Sunday, March 18th

10:00 AM – Spring Lawn Care
Let Anthony Koch from Wyatt-Quarles Seed Co. show you how easy it is to be a turf expert. From weed control to fertilization, Anthony will give you all the tips you need to grown your very own lush, green lawn.

11:00 AM – Stepable Ground Covers
Join Sandy from Sandy’s Plants as she shows you how to create that dream pathway, control weeds around borders, or go completely green with a lawn substitution with the awesome world of stepables!

12:00 PM – Controlling Moles & Voles
Are you tired of planting something only to see it disappear almost overnight? Have you ever stepped into your yard only to sink down in a soft spot? If you are tired of seeing tunnels in your lawn, Strange’s Tom Rush has the organic solutions for you!

1:00 PM – Backyard Chickens
A growing trend for urban and suburban dwellers is raising chickens. Come and join us as we explain how easy it is to keep fresh eggs on the table with just a few chickens in the back yard. It’s all about the basics!

2:00 PM – Organic Gardening
Join Bonnie from Espoma Organic as she explains how to go organic this year and grow a safer lawn and garden for your children and pets.

3:00 PM – Butterfly Gardening
Butterfly gardening is a wonderful way to enjoy your outdoor space. Local expert Rita Shultz (The Mail Ma’am) will share her secrets to best attract butterflies to your yard and garden!

Demonstrations

Free Orchid Repotting
Free pH Soil Testing
Composting
Beekeeping
Backyard Mushrooms
– Create your own starter log! $5.00 per person.
Backyard Vegetables

Who Will Be There?

Monrovia (Saturday Only)
Espoma (Sunday Only)
Henrico Master Gardeners
Virginia Orchid Society 
Central Virginia Iris Society
Richmond Daylily Society
Richmond Rose Society (Saturday Only)
Richmond Beekeepers Association
Saunders Nursery (Saturday Only)
Sharondale Farm (Saturday Only)
Sandy’s Plants (Sunday Only)
Wyatt-Quarles Seed Co. (Sunday Only)
Acme Stove & Fireplace Center w/ Big Green Egg (Saturday Only)
Tidal Creek (Saturday Only)
Wild Delight
Laura’s Botanicals (Saturday Only)

Specials

Early Bird Discount

Arrive before 10:00 AM on Saturday the 17th or before 12:00 PM Sunday the 18th and enjoy 10% OFF the entire store!*
*does not apply to existing discounts, sale items, deliveries, or floral arrangements

Weekend-Wide Specials

25% OFF All Concrete Statuaries, Bird Baths, & Benches
25% OFF Complete Selection of Houseplants [Mechanicsville is also honoring this discount]
25% OFF Encore Azaleas
15% OFF Weeks Roses
20% OFF Complete Selection of Fruit Trees & Berries
25% OFF Complete Selection of Citrus
$18.95 Forsythia (5 gal.)
$9.95 Carolina Jasmine (1 gal.)
25¢ Everbearing Strawberries (Bare root)
$1.49 Early Spring Vegetables (4-pack)
$1.49 Pansies (4-pack)
$2.95 Perennials (3.5 inch)
99¢ Herbs (3.5 inch)
$2.69 Mulch (Your choice of pine bark or hardwood, large nuggets or mini nuggets)
20% OFF Espoma Plant-Tone (Your choice of size – 4 lb, 8 lb, 18 lb, 36 lb)
$16.99 Fertilome Spring Lawn Care (Your choice – New Lawn Starter, Classic Lawn Food, Crabgrass Preventer Plus Lawn Food)

Creating an Edible Landscape With Fruits & Berries

Date: March 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Who doesn’t like fresh fruit? Learn what grows best in Richmond and how to take care of it. We’ll also talk about growing fruits & berries in containers if you’re short on garden space.

This class is free and open to the public.

Early Spring Lawn Care

Date: March 10, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Get a head start on getting your lawn in shape this spring! Find out how to banish chickweed and crabgrass from your turf and learn what grass seed does well in Richmond.

This class is free and open to the public.

Deerproofing Your Yard

Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Deer can eat their way through your yard in a couple of nights if you let them. We will tell you what plants they hate and what plants they love, and how to prevent damage by using the right deer repellent.

This class is free and open to the public.

The Real Dirt on Good Soil

Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Do you know what good soil consists of? Do you know what you can do to help your own struggling soil? We can teach you what to use and how to do it to help your yard look beautiful!

This class is free and open to the public.

March 2nd Weather Event

Date: March 2, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: 3313 Mechanicsville Turnpike

Due to high winds overnight affecting our Internet, phone and power lines, our Mechanicsville Turnpike location is experiencing degraded operations.

The Mechanicsville facility is currently unable to answer phones, but is assisting walk in customers.

If you need phone assistance, please call our West Broad location at 804-360-2800 .

We can also be reached via the “contact us” page here on the site, or emailing weborders@stranges.com

Preseason Garden Bed Prep & Cool Season Vegetables

Date: February 24, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

This is two classes in one! Learn how to get your garden beds ready for warm season vegetables 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.

Rose Gardening From the Ground Up

Date: February 24, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Roses are the queens of the garden. But like any royalty, they can be a bit touchy! Let us help you learn how to treat them properly so you’ll be rewarded with beautiful color all season long.

This class is free and open to the public.

Growing a Green Screen (Not a CGI!)

Date: February 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Do you get along with your neighbors? Do you want a natural fence instead of a white vinyl one? Spend some time learning about your options for growing a live screen of evergreens. Learn about planting the right plant in the right place, how big you can expect them to get, and more.

This class is free and open to the public.

Bonsai 101 – Getting Started

Date: February 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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 like wiring, training and pruning.

This class is free and open to the public.

Valentine’s Day 2018

Date: February 14, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: All Strange's Retail Locations

Valentine’s Day is Wednesday February 14th, 2018!  Be sure to check our our selection of handmade, locally produced floral arrangements by clicking the link above.  Order early for delivery on Monday the 12th or Tuesday the 13th to beat the rush and have your crush enjoy their floral gift a few extra days!

New Plants & Products for 2018

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Do you want to be the first on your block to plant the newest hydrangea? Or do you want the newest in tools? We’ll talk about the myriad of new plant introductions for 2018, and show you some of our new favorite products and tools.

This class is free and open to the public.

Dog Days in the Garden 2018

Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

This one’s for the dogs! Strange’s annual “Dog Days in the Garden” is a FREE dog friendly event with contests, demonstrations, and raffles for terrific prizes!
Join us with Kat Simons from Mix 98.1 in celebrating our fabulous community local dog organizations. And don’t forget to bring your furry friend along… on a leash, please!
All proceeds for this event will go to the Richmond Animal League!

Contests

Best Tail Wagger – If your pup knows how to shake it, shake it, show us their stuff!

Best Costume – Costumes are not just for Halloween. Let your canine show us their best look!

Best Trick – Does your dog have a trick or two up their paw? Here’s a chance to show them off!

Best Kisser – Put on the lip balm and pucker up!

Who is participating this year?

Caring Canines
Guiding Eyes for the Blind – Richmond Region
Sprite’s Hero
FETCH a Cure
Rise Phoenix Rise Inc.
James River Greyhounds
Lu’s Labs
Richmond Animal League
Richmond Ruff House
SEVA GRREAT
Virginia German Shepherd Rescue
Abella Cakes
Canine Adventure
Fido Park Avenue Dog Boutique
Monrovia
RedRidge Pet Market
Fuzzy Logic Dog Training
Pet Pleasers
Countryside Veterinary Clinic
Heart-n-Soul Animal Foundation
The Mia Foundation
Carolyn Kipps
Handiwork By Meredith

Schedule

10:00 AMOpening Remarks by Richmond Animal League

10:15 AMHear All About: Sprite’s Hero/Paws to R.E.A.D – Find how they are connecting dogs & kids to unleash their potential!

10:30 AMCONTEST #1Best Tail Wagger! – If your pup knows how to shake it, shake it, show us their stuff!

Raffle #1

11:00 AMHear All About: SEVA GRREAT – Hear how you can foster or adopt a Golden Retriever rescue in need of a loving home!

11:15 AMDemonstration: Canine Adventures – Find out about all the fun your pups can have!

11:45 AMCONTEST #2Best Costume – Costumes are not just for Halloween. Let your canine show us their best look!

Raffle #2

12:15 PMHear All About It: The Mia Foundation – Find out how they’re helping animals born with birth defects.

12:30 PMCONTEST #3Best Trick – Does your dog have a trick or two up their paw? Here’s a chance to show them off!

Raffle #3

1:00 PMHear All About: Heart-n-Soul Animal Foundation – Find out how they’re helping homeless animals as well as families with medical needs for their pets.

1:15 PMCONTEST #4Best Kisser – Put on the lip balm and pucker up!

Raffle #4

1:45 PMHear All About: Fetch a Cure/Pixie’s Pen Pals – Cancer stinks, whether for humans or our fur babies. Hear how Fetch-a-Cure can help make a difference.

Raffle #5

2:00 PMHear All About: Richmond Ruff House

Mini Gardens & Terrarium Plantings

Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

Let us show you how to make a great miniature indoor garden or terrarium that you’ll be proud to show off and post on Pinterest. We’ll tell you the best plants to use, how to care for it, and maybe you’ll even find a little fairy or tiny building to add to it!

This class is free and open to the public.

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