HOUSEPLANTS 101: Master the Art of Growing Plants Indoors

February 17 – 10am – Free Talk 

Join Mike Azzolini – Colonial’s Garden Guru – and learn how to master the art of indoor gardening! Mike will take you through houseplant basics including how to choose the right plants for your home and where to locate them; when & how to pot up; watering essentials; how to read your plants for stress signs and what to do, plus common pest & diseases. Class will be held in our new houseplant showroom for great display inspiration. Mike’s passion is rare and unusual houseplants and he’ll show you some of his favorites! 

Warning … this class may turn you into a crazy plant person!!
All participants receive 20% off any one houseplant & any one pot 


March 3 – 10am – $35 workshop

Take home a beautiful terrarium! In this workshop with Mike, learn which plants are best for terrariums, what materials to use and how to containers, and how to keep your garden looking it’s best.

Fee includes container, plants, soil, gravel, tool kit & tuition.  If you want to use a larger container, there will be a price adjustment to your course fee.


March 24 – 10am – Free Demonstration 

Mike will show you the best way to start your spring edible & flowers. Feel free to purchase seed raising kits or pots to do some potting with Mike.  Otherwise watch, learn and enjoy learning how to get your spring garden started!


April 21 – 10am – $15 Workshop

This class will teach you the basics of growing your own herb plants. Mike will cover growing plants indoors and outdoors – in the garden & containers. Mike will demonstrate how to pot up your take home herb container. 

If you wish to purchase a different pot, there will be a price adjustment to the course fee. 

Fee includes plants, pot, soil & tuition.


[Great Mother’s Day present!] 

May 5 – 10am – $35 Workshop

Learn how to make a gorgeous spring containers and create a gift Mom will enjoy all season!

You will learn how to THRILL, FILL, and SPILL your containers – using a taller “thriller” in the center, “fillers” to complement the thriller around it, and a great “spiller” trailing down the pot. Mike will show you how to choose the best plants to create the effect you love. You will be shown how to pot up, arrange the plants and how to maintain your container. Choose sun or shade loving plants.

Fee includes container, plants, soil, and tuition. If you want to choose a larger / different container, there will be a price adjustment to your course fee.


 Pictures from 2017 classes! 

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