Seed Starting 101
Monday, March 20, 1:00-2:30PM
Celebrate the first day of spring with an overview of seed starting methods at Full Heart Farm. Learn the variety of ways we start seeds for the garden, including how to make soil blocks and how to select the appropriate size tray for planting. We will also explain how heat mats, grow lights, and other tools can help get your garden off to a strong start.
Cost of the workshop includes your own flat to plant and grow at home.
Plant Your Own Container Garden
Saturday, March 25, 11AM-NOON
Thaw out in the greenhouse and get your hands dirty planting your own small container garden for your porch or patio. Bring it home to grow inside on a windowsill or leave it in our greenhouse for pick-up when the weather warms.
Cost of the workshop includes a hanging basket or tabletop planter, soil with fertilizer, and the plants or seeds needed to fill it.
Designing a Raised Bed to Enjoy All Season Long
Saturday, April 22, 2:30-3:30PM
For Earth Day we are learning how to use succession planting to make the most out of a small garden space and ensure a steady supply of your favorite vegetables and herbs during the season. We will talk about cool season and warm season crops, garden spacing, and companion planting so you can make the most out of your garden this season.
Cost of the workshop includes a sample garden plan and a pack of seedlings of your choice from our Seedling Sale.
Soil Health with Buxton Hollow
Saturday, May 20, 1-2:30PM
Healthy soil is the foundation of a strong garden. Join us with soil expert Donald Demers of Buxton Hollow Farms to learn how he conducts soil testing and makes decisions about applying amendments.
Cost of the workshop includes a bag of worm castings for your garden and a custom pack of seeds.
floral arranging series
Easter Basket Arrangement
Friday, April 7, 10-NOON
Learn how to prepare a colorful tulip centerpiece for your Easter table, in a real wire egg basket!
Cost of the workshop includes an egg basket, jar, 6 wooden eggs, and all of the flowers/greenery you’ll need to build your arrangement.
Kids Flower Arranging
Friday, May 12, 3:30-4:30PM (1/2 day of school)
+ Saturday, May 13, 3:30–4:30PM
Join us Mother’s Day weekend to design a custom vase of flowers for a special mom-type person in your life. This course is designed for kids who can safely use scissors/floral snips and patiently handle delicate flowers.
Cost of the workshop includes simple snacks, a quart-sized jar with an easy-to-design floral lid and all the flowers needed to fill it.
Blooms + Brunch
Saturday, May 13, 10AM-NOON
Join us for a morning on the farm and enjoy a light brunch while we learn how to make a stunning centerpiece in a large fluted ceramic cereal bowl. Cost of the workshop includes the vase, a floral pillow, and all of the flowers/greenery you’ll need to build your arrangement as well as brunch.
Bring Your Buds for Bud Vase Night
Friday, May 26, 7-9PM
Wind down at the end of the week and join us for a casual evening playing with flowers underneath the greenhouse lights.
Cost of the workshop includes 3 bud vases and all of the flowers/greenery you’ll need to build your arrangements. An assortment of sweets from a local bakery will be served.
Harvest to Vase
Saturday, May 27, 11-1PM
Join us in the fields to learn about some of the different types of flowers we grow, as well as how they are harvested and handled. Then learn how to arrange them into a mini urn-style table arrangement. Cost of the workshop includes all of the materials used on-site for the class, as well as a vase and all of the flowers/greenery you’ll need to build your arrangement.
Bring Your Own Vessel
Saturday, May 27, 2-4 PM
Have your own vase that you have always wanted to create an arrangement in using only local flowers? Now is your opportunity! Learn techniques we use to create stunning arrangements in a variety of different shaped vessels.
Cost of the workshop includes all of the materials used on-site for the class, as well as 12 stems. Additional flowers and greenery can be purchased at the class.