WORKSHOPS

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

Workshop Dates Revised August 16 2017

NEWLY ADDED:

November 4th (Saturday)
Succulent Fall Wreath
$45 pp; see info below
@ CONTAINER CRAZY CT
Broad Brook, CT

July 19th (Wednesday, 6-8 pm)
Terrarium Bowls with Cider Tasting!
$45 pp; see below for info.
@ STAFFORD CIDERY – SOLD OUT

August 21 (Monday, 6-8 pm) – SOLD OUT
Terrarium Bowls with Cider Tasting!
$45 pp; see info below.
@ STAFFORD CIDERY

Flyer terrariums 2nd session CIDERY workshop

WORKSHOP DATES LISTING:

Grow Soil Sprouts and Microgreens

Stafford Springs, CT
September 20, 2017 -Wednesday

Flyer MicroGreens Demo Cidery by Cathy T

 

* Note: This topic is a demonstration with Starter Kits available following the demo.

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–cancelled
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

September 20, 2017 – Wednesday
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
@ Stafford Cidery (Crazy Cock Cider) – Newly Added!

Flyer MicroGreens Demo Cidery by Cathy T

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
June 10, 2017 – Saturday
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Stafford Springs, CT – SOLD OUT
July 19th, 2017 – Wednesday
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stafford Cidery – New in Connecticut!

Stafford Springs, CT –  SOLD OUT
August 21st, 2017 – Monday
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stafford Cidery/Crazy Cock Cider

Flyer terrariums 2nd session CIDERY workshop

Terrarium 1-on-1 by Appointment

If you wish to schedule a session for you and/or you and a friend by appt., feel free to ask!

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
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.

Also being offered at Ellington Farmers Market on May 27th, Saturday, 10 am.

Hanging Succulent Spheres – Cancelled

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

Note: Due to lack of sign-ups needed to proceed, this session has been cancelled. Stay tuned for new workshops topics to be added very soon!

Overwintering Plants Early

September 27 – Wednesday @ Container Crazy CT’s, Broad Brook
September 15 – Friday @ Book Club Bookstore & More, South Windsor – cancelled

Succulent Topped Pumpkins

Broad Brook, CT @ Container Crazy CT’s
October 7 – Saturday
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stafford Springs, CT @ Stafford Cidery/Crazy Cock Cider – Newly Added!
October 16 – Monday
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Succulent Fall Wreath
Broad Brook, CT
November 4 – Saturday
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Holiday Kissing Balls & Wreath Making Workshop
Broad Brook, CT
December 2, 2017 – Saturday
11 am – 2 pm
(Larger Group Session) – This session is full with pre-registrations. If interested, please inquire as we can add you to a waiting list for any cancellations.

Holiday Kissing Balls & Wreath Making (Weeknight) Workshop
Broad Brook, CT
December 6, 2017 – Wednesday
5:30 pm – 7 pm
(Smaller Group Session) – Still plenty of seats open for this session.

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.

All workshop dates are subject to change.

Upcoming Presentations:

June 17, 2017 – Saturday
11:00 am – 11:45 am
“How to Grow Your Own Micro-greens”
@ SOUTH WINDSOR FARMERS MARKET
Free to attend. 

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, elephant ears, hanging baskets, 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.

2018 Presentation Dates

Will be posted soon. We offer demonstrations and talks for garden clubs, women’s groups, farmers markets, condo association groups, mom clubs, etc. Inquire if interested!

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

 

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