WORKSHOPS

Workshop Dates Revised May 19 2017

Click on the link above to print the latest PDF file of all the workshop dates which shows the details, dates, locations, and fees. Thank you.

NEWLY ADDED:

May 4 (Thursday, 5:30 pm)
Growing Your Own Microgreens (Demonstration)
$10 pp to attend; see below for info.
@ BOOK CLUB Bookstore

May 9 (Tuesday, 12:00 pm)
5 Must Do’s for Growth Success in Container Gardens
FREE talk/demonstration
Learn the steps for success. Bring bagged lunch if desired.
@ BOOK CLUB Bookstore

May 25 (Thursday, 5:30 pm)
Basic Seed Starting (Demonstration)
$10 pp to attend; see below for info.
@ BOOK CLUB Bookstore

June 10 (Saturday, 11:00 am)
Terrarium Bowls
$45 pp to attend; see below for info.
Broad Brook @ Container Crazy CT’s

UPCOMING:

Container Gardening May Workshops
5/13 – 11 am – Broad Brook @ Container Crazy CT’s
5/20 – 10 am – Vernon @ STRONG FAMILY FARM

Terrarium Bowls
6/10 – 11 am – Broad Brook @ Container Crazy CT’s

WORKSHOP DATES LISTING:

Grow Soil Sprouts and Microgreens
Broad Brook, CT
January 19, 2017 – Thursday
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
January 21, 2017 – Saturday
10:00 am – 11:00 am
* Note: This topic is available as a demonstration also.

Flower Arranging Workshop
Broad Brook, CT
February 11, 2017 – Saturday
11 am – 2 pm
Guest Speakers: JEM’s Horticulture and Floral Design

Botanical Wall Art – New!

Broad Brook, CT
March 18, 2017 – Saturday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
March 22, 2017 – Wednesday
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Kokedama Balls – New!

Being offered on same dates and times as the Botanical Wall Art noted above.

Grow Your Own Microgreens (Demonstration)
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
March 31st, 2017 – Friday
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
May 4th, 2017 – Thursday
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
July 15, 2017 – Saturday
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Terrariums Bowls 

South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
April 8, 2017 – Saturday
11 am to 1:00 pm

Broad Brook, CT
April 12, 2017 – Wednesday
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Broad Brook, CT – New Date Added!
June 10, 2017 – Saturday
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Terrarium Kits available at BOOK CLUB also.

Container Garden Workshops

May 13, 2017 – Saturday
11 am to 2 pm
Broad Brook, CT
Container Crazy CT Workshop Space

May 17, 2017 – Wednesday
South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More–> Cancelled due to low-sign-up’s.
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

May 20, 2017 – Saturday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Strong Family Farm
Vernon, CT

Basic Seed Starting

May 25, 2017 – Thursday
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More

Seeds by Hudson Valley (100% Certified Organic Open Pollinated and Heirlooms) are in stock now at the BOOK CLUB Bookstore.

Hanging Succulent Spheres

South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
June 22, 2017 – Thursday
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Note: Details for this workshop still in process; will update soon. We may add another topic to this date; please stay tuned.

Grow Your Own Microgreens (Demonstration)
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
July 15, 2017 – Saturday
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Overwintering Plants Early
Broad Brook, CT
September 27 – Wednesday
September 30 – Saturday @ BOOK CLUB

Succulent Pumpkins

Broad Brook, CT
October 7 – Saturday
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
October 10 – Tuesday
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Overwintering Plants Demo
Broad Brook, CT
October 14 – Saturday
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Holiday Kissing Balls & Wreath Making Workshop
Broad Brook, CT
December 2, 2017 – Saturday
11 am – 2 pm

Holiday Kissing Balls & Wreath Making (Weeknight) Workshop
South Windsor, CT
BOOK CLUB Bookstore & More
December 6, 2017 – Wednesday
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Note: Some workshops, such as the Container Gardening, Wall Art, and Holiday KB & Wreath Making may run over the indicated “end” time. Usually, you are able to complete your item by the end time, but many times, we stay longer and have fun.

Upcoming Presentations:

March 11, 2017 – Saturday
10:00 am – 11:00 am
“6 Design Tips for Container Gardens”
@ BOOK CLUB Bookstore and More
Free to attend – Cathy T’s 1st Day at the new location

March 28, 2017 – Saturday
10:30 am – 11:15 am
“Micro-greens Growing Demonstration”
@ Greater Hartford Women’s Conference
65 Rye Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Maneeley’s Banquet Facility
http://www.GreaterHartfordWomensConference.com

April 22, 2017 – Saturday
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“5 Must Do’s for Growth Success in Container Gardens”
@ BOOK CLUB Bookstore and More
Free to attend – In Honor of Earth Day
“This is a demonstration going over the key components”

May 27, 2017 – Saturday
Ellington Farmers Market @ Arbor Park
“Basic Seed Starting”
Look for Cathy T at the gazebo at the market. She will offer a free demo and have 100% certified organic seeds available, along with various plants (houseplants, succulents, Canna, elephant ears, etc.)

June 17, 2017 – Saturday
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
South Windsor Farmers Market
“Learning to Grow Your Own Micro-greens at Home” 
Starter Kits, Plant Sales by Container Crazy CT.

Other

Private Parties
By Request

Note: Schedules are subject to change

Most workshops are held annually in the same month as noted above.

Questions:

(860) 977-9473 (texts are welcome)
containercathy@gmail.com

Pre-Registration Required

Please note, you must pre-register and submit payment to confirm your seat. See Registration for more information.

Policies:

Be sure to read both our REGISTRATION and MORE pages on this site to learn about our policies regarding registrations and cancellations prior to submitting your payment to confirm.

Thank you,

Cathy Testa
860-977-9473
containercathy@gmail.com