Planting Trees - How Difficult Can It Be?
There's a lot more to planting a tree than simply digging a hole in the ground. Join Sam Taylor as he shares his favorite tree varieties along with his fool proof strategy on how you can be successful:
1) picking the right tree for the right spot
2) planting do's and don'ts
3) proper care and feeding the first year
Instructor: Sam Taylor, Asst. Mgr. Trees & Shrubs
SAT SEPT. 29th 10-11am FREE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Creating A Backyard Bird Habitat
Do you have a fondness for birds? There is more to winter bird gardens than just bird feeders. In this class you will not only learn about plants that provide birds with food during the bleak winter months, but we'll discuss which trees and shrubs provide shelter from prey and winter weather, and those that help birds prepare for the early spring nests. Handouts included.
Instructor: Mil Willis, Greenhouse Grower, gardener & bird enthusiast
SAT OCT. 13th 10-11am FREE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Blooming Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop
Enjoy making this classic centerpiece using a real white gourd, seasonal flowers, hypericum berries, greens and oasis foam. Spend time in the relaxing environment of our florist department surrounded by beautiful blooms as you take some "me time" and learn how to create a blooming pumpkin centerpiece under the direction of Carmen Bade, our skilled floral designer. Sign up a friend to join you and make this time even more memorable! Seats are limited, so register soon.
SAT OCT. 20th 10am-11am FEE $35 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Fee includes all materials.
Bring your own pruners if you prefer
Prepare & Protect Your Garden For Winter
What should I do before winter comes to protect my perennials and flowering shrubs like hydrangeas and roses? Should I cut everything back or leave it? What do I need to mulch? Do I have to cover my boxwoods?
So many questions! Not to worry, we have answers! Join us for this informative class on how to prepare your garden and landscape for the winter months. Bring a notebook and all your questions.
Instructor: Valerie Doebler, TAP dept. & avid VA and ME gardener
SAT NOV. 3rd 10-11am FREE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Become a Bow-Making Diva
Join us for our popular class on bow making. We'll walk you thru the steps until you become a confident bow maker. When you’re done, we guarantee you’ll be able make bows all around your home. Use them on wreaths, gifts, home decor, on your tree...there will be no stopping you once you’ve mastered the art of becoming a bonafide bow making diva!
SAT. NOV. 10th 10am-11am FEE $10.00 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
FEE $40.00 includes all materials
Bring your own pruners if you like
Table Top Christmas Tree
Christmas Wreath Making Workshops
Tis the season to come to Cross Creek Nursery and enjoy the wonderful textures and aromas of balsam and fraser fir while you learn how to make a 24 inch live wreath. After building your wreath, decorate with pine cones, berries, and other adornments! Care for a bit of Merlot with your mistletoe? Please feel free to *BYOB...we'll supply the cups. Let the Merry Begin! *Must be over 21 to consume wine
THURS. EVE NOV. 15th 6:00 - 7:30pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
SAT. AFTERNOON NOV 17th 3:30 - 5:00pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
THURS EVE NOV. 29th 6:00 - 7:30pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
SAT. AFTERNOON DEC 1st 3:30 - 5:00pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER