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Foliage Fest – A Houseplant Celebration

Date: March 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 12111 West Broad Street

 

Calling all plant parents, current and expecting! Join us on March 2nd as we celebrate all things houseplant with a day of workshops, free classes, sales, and more. We’ll also be offering free repotting with purchase of a pot for new and old plants alike!

Spider Plant Giveaway

Be one of the first 100 attendees and receive a FREE spiderette (spider plant baby)!

Free Repotting

We will be offering free houseplant repotting with purchase of a pot for the duration of the event.

Sales (One Day Only)

Sales will be announced one week prior to the event.

Classes & Workshops

9:00 AM – Bonsai 101 Workshop

Learn the ancient art of bonsai from the roots up. We’ll cover some of the basic techniques such as wiring, training and pruning. We will also give you hands-on instruction planting your very own bonsai tree to take home.

Workshop is $15 per person & includes instruction + all materials (plant, soil, pot). To reserve your spot please call (804)360-2800 or visit our West Broad reception desk. Class caps at 15 people. Payment due at time of class.

9:00 AM – What’s #Trending?: New & Exciting Houseplant for 2019

Are you a collector, an enthusiast, or just want to know what that plant is popping all over your Instagram feed? We’ll share some of our favorite new and exciting houseplant varieties currently taking the world by storm.

10:00 AM – BYOT: Build Your Own Terrarium Workshop

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 20 people. Payment due at time of class.

11:00 AM – Make Your Own Hypertufa Container (Until 3:00 PM)

Drop in any time between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM to mold your own hypertufa container, a classic choice for succulent and miniature gardens! Limit one container per person.

12:00 PM – Miniature Gardening Indoors & Out

Join container expert Susan Frakes as she shows you how to make a great miniature garden for indoors or outdoors you’ll be proud to flaunt on Instagram. She will guide you through the best plants to use, tools you’ll need to get started, and other great tips and tricks.

1:00 PM – Houseplants 101

Join us as we give a crash course in the wonderful world of houseplants. We will cover areas such as fertilization, watering, common pests & problems, and interesting varieties.

2:00 PM – What’s #Trending?: New & Exciting Houseplant for 2019

Are you a collector, an enthusiast, or just want to know what that plant is popping all over your Instagram feed? We’ll share some of our favorite new and exciting houseplant varieties currently taking the world by storm.

3:00 PM – Indoor Blooming Plants 101

We’ll go over all of the varieties available to bring color into your home. Everything you need to know about light requirements, special care instructions, and what will work for your environment.

3:00 PM – Succulents 101 Workshop

Join us for a crash course on succulents as we help you traverse watering needs, fertilization, potting, exactly how to propagate, and more. You’ll also walk home with your very own succulent garden so you can put all your newfound knowledge into practice!

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 20 people. Payment due at time of class.

4:00 PM – Citrus 101

Does your mouth water at the thought of lemons right off the tree? It’s easier than you think! We’ll cover general information on light requirements, fertilizing, common insect & disease issues, and the differences between varieties. You’ll be puckering up for fresh fruit in no time!

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