Green Barn

Workshops & Classes

2015 Spring Class Series:

Call 763-444-5725 or e-mail kelsey@greenbarngardencenter.com to sign up for any of the following free classes.  Space is limited so reservations are required.

Saturday, March 7th 10am-11:15am: Pruning Basics  Learn the basics to get started pruning trees, shrubs, perennials, fruits, and evergreens.  We will discuss tools, timing for various plants, and methods.   February to early March is a great time to prune many varieties of trees and shrubs.  This class will give you the information you need to get started right away!

Saturday, March 28th 10am-11:15am: Container Gardening For All Seasons  Learn about plants and decorations to make your container planters look stunning each season-even winter!  We will discuss containers, soil, plant selection, water, and plant food.

Saturday, April 4th 10am-11:15am: New Plant Fashion Show  Learn about new plants for 2015 as our plant models show what is new on our greenhouse runway!   The plant fashion show will be held in our production greenhouse for a taste of spring.  Staff and friend “plant models” will dress to represent various new plants as we introduce the 2015 plants!

Saturday, April 11th 10am-11:15am:  Fairy and Miniature Gardening Basics  Learn how to make a miniature garden for indoors or out. We will cover  planter options, soil, plant selection, and accessories.  This class will help prepare you to make our own miniature garden at home.  Many supply options are available to purchase in the store so you can get started right away.

Watch for possible updates and additions to the schedule.  We generally do not have classes in May but occasionally host classes in the summer.

Community Events & Garden Classes

Please see the links provided for more details on the following events.  These are not organized by Green Barn but may be of interest to gardeners!

Isanti County Master Gardeners Burst Into Spring CLICK HERE for registration brochure.  Enjoy gardening classes and booths by local vendors including Green Barn.

Chisago County Master Gardeners spring class series. CLICK HERE for registration brochure. Includes classes on “Pruning Apple Trees”, “Apple Pests and Disease”, “Vermiculture”, “Common Garden Weeds”, and more.

 

Workshops:

Thank you for attending our 2014 November workshops.  We had several sessions of evergreen patio planter classes and an evergreen hanging basket class that were lots of fun!  We expect to offer evergreen workshops again in 2015 through November.

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Classes:

We will post 2015 classes as they are scheduled.  Our first class is typically offered early March.

Here are examples of free classes that we offered March-April 2014: Pruning Basics, Container Gardening For All Seasons, Fruit Growing Basics, New Plant Fashion Show, and Fairy & Miniature Gardening Basics.

Please e-mail any suggestions for classes or workshops you would like to see offered to: kelsey@greenbarngardencenter.com