Apr
21
Sun
Make & Take A Terrarium @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Want to learn how to make your very own Terrarium?

Join us on Sunday April 21st from 2:00PM-3:00PM for the Make & Take Terrarium class with local Florist, Amanda Tutwiler of Sparrow’s Flowers! In this class, you will learn how to craft your very own Terrarium with live plants and other fun additions! All materials are included in the cost of the class.

Cost: $35/$30 for Owner

Date: Sunday April 21st

Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM

Location: Co-op Café

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay here, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

May
11
Sat
The Native Plant Series: Right Plant, Right Place Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Right Plant, Right Place
Date: Saturday, May 11th  

Learn about the three key variables that impact picking the Right Plant for the Right Place. Native plants have evolved over millennia in certain soil, sunlight and moisture conditions, it’s best to use the plants that have adapted to the conditions of your yards. Join us for the second class in The Native Plant Series to learn about the native plants that will thrive in your yard’s conditions! Participants will get the chance to win a free habitat pack! (Habitat Packs include 15 native perennial quarts that thrive in a particular condition like Dry Sun, Dry Shade, or Wet Sun. We take the guesswork out of picking plants for your yard!)

Audience: Those interested in understanding which plants might work best in your yard’s specific conditions.

Topics Covered:
– The Natural Garden
– Cultural Needs of Native Plants
– Common Yard Conditions
– Plant Options for Common Yard Conditions

Cost:$10/$5 for Owners

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay on the events page of our website, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

Check out our events calendar to see all of the classes in the Native Plant Series! One class will be offered from 10:30am-11:30am on the second Saturday of each month from April-August. Sign up for the series here.

Jun
8
Sat
The Native Plant Series: Pollinators in a Pot Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Pollinators in a Pot Class
Date: Saturday, June 8th 

Limited on time and space? Join us for the third class in The Native Plant Series to learn about the marvels of native plants, their benefits, and how you can support Harrisonburg’s native ecosystem using as little as ONE pot. Participants will plant native plants in a 3 gallon pot to take home and will get the chance to win a free habitat pack! (Habitat Packs include 15 native perennial quarts that thrive in a particular condition like Dry Sun, Dry Shade, or Wet Sun. We take the guesswork out of picking plants for your yard!)

Audience: Those interested in gardening with native plants but have limited or no space to work with.

Topics Covered:
-About The Natural Garden
-The benefits of using native plants
-Container friendly species vs naturalizers
-What plants play well together
-Potting natives into gallons

Cost:$30/$25 for Owners

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay on the events page of our website, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

Check out our events calendar to see all of the classes in the Native Plant Series! One class will be offered from 10:30am-11:30am on the second Saturday of each month from April-August. Sign up for the series here.

Jul
13
Sat
The Native Plant Series: Designing Your Garden Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Designing Your Garden Class
Date: Saturday, July 13th 

Come in to learn how planting a garden is much like constructing a city. Every plant has a purpose and a place! Join us for the fourth class in The Native Plant Series and become a landscape architect by learning what plants need in nature to best benefit your garden at home. Participants will draw their own garden blueprints around their natural resources and will get a chance to win a free habitat pack! (Habitat Packs include 15 native perennial quarts that thrive in a particular condition like Dry Sun, Dry Shade, or Wet Sun. We take the guesswork out of picking plants for your yard!)

Audience: Those interested in beginning their native garden journey and want to learn how to bring their vision to their yard.

Topics Covered:
-About The Natural Garden
-The cultural needs of native plants
-What plants play well together
-How to plan around your landscape

Cost:$10/$5 for Owners

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay on the events page of our website, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

Check out our events calendar to see all of the classes in the Native Plant Series! One class will be offered from 10:30am-11:30am on the second Saturday of each month from April-August. Sign up for the series here.

Aug
10
Sat
The Native Plant Series: Autumn Allure & Winter Wonders Class @ Friendly City Food Co-op
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Autumn Allure & Winter Wonders
Date: Saturday, August 10th 

The summer may be drawing to an end, but the seasonal splendor is far from over! Join us for the last class in The Native Plant Series to learn what hardy plants bloom and fruit throughout the autumn and winter months and how to continue the seasonality of your own garden. Participants will get a chance to win a free habitat pack! (Habitat Packs include 15 native perennial quarts that thrive in a particular condition like Dry Sun, Dry Shade, or Wet Sun. We take the guesswork out of picking plants for your yard!) 

Audience: For those who want to continue their gardening and natural understanding throughout the year.

Topics Covered:
-About The Natural Garden
-Late season plant identification
-Why autumn and winter plants are so important
-How to maintain your garden in winter

Cost:$10/$5 for Owners

Class size will be limited so sign up soon. Your registration/payment secures your spot in the class. Register and pay on the events page of our website, in person at the co-op, or with your Co-Go online order. Owners receive a $5 discount, as always. We hope to see you there!

Check out our events calendar to see all of the classes in the Native Plant Series! One class will be offered from 10:30am-11:30am on the second Saturday of each month from April-August. Sign up for the series here.

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