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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Strange’s Garden Center to Offer Free Gardening Seminars
Richmond, Virginia- August 10th, 2009- Strange’s Florist, Greenhouse, and Garden Center will be offering fall “Garden Talks”. These short seminars are designed to educate the Richmond gardener on common problems, new practices, and exciting plants. Being offered are several one hour seminars at the Strange’s Broad Street location (12111 West Broad Street, Short Pump).
These talks include:
August 29th & 30th 10AM – 2PM- Give Your Containers a Fresh Look– This is an ongoing demonstration to show you how to revitalize your containers.
August 29th 3PM- Eeewwww! What’s Wrong With My Plant?– Question and answer session with our experts. Bring us your examples, pictures and questions, and we’ll fix it for you.
September 5th 10AM- Take the First Step to Garden Organically– “I Must Garden” organic gardening experts give you the inside tips on how to keep your garden organic and healthy.
September 12th 10AM- Now is the Time to Plant Daffodils and Tulips– Start your spring colors now with bulbs.
September 12th 11AM- Fall is For Planting– Let our experts walk you through the steps for successful planting.
September 26th 10AM- Design a Four-Season Border with Flowering Shrubs and Perennials– Create beds that are exciting year round!
September 26th 11AM-12PM- Caring for Orchids and Tricks for Re-blooming– Unlock the secrets to these tricky flowers.
September 26th & 27th 1PM-2PM- Get Your Containers Ready for Fall– Make your containers come alive with “Fall Magic”.
October 3rd & 4th 10AM-11AM, 2PM-3PM- Plant Your Containers Now for Spring– Incorporate bulbs into your containers now.
October 10th 10AM- Gardening for Wildlife: The Birds and The Bees– Plant a garden that attracts and feeds birds, bees, butterflies and humming birds.
October 17th & 18th 10AM-11AM, 2PM-3PM- Learn How to Use Trees and Shrubs in Containers– Trees and shrubs aren’t just for your landscape! Incorporate them into your containers.
October 24th 11AM- Succulents: How to Make a Living Wreath– How to make a living wreath for your front door out of hardy succulents.
October 31st 10AM-1PM- Planting Paper Whites with Kids– Instill a love for gardening at a young age with this “Pea Pod Club” activity. Roam the property for activities all over!
Strange’s was founded in the early 1930’s and is Richmond’s largest family owned and operated Florist, Greenhouse, and Garden Center. Strange’s is known for providing the best plants, flowers, products, and advice in the area. Voted Best Plant Selection by Richmond Magazine 2009.