EVENTS

2017 Schedule

July 22 - August 13

DAYLILY DAZE

Few plants are as enticing as the daylily. They come in nearly every colour and size. Our stone table will have plenty of examples of these easy-to-grow perennials and our staff can offer advice on how best to grow and maintain them.

August 5

FLORAL ARRANGING SEMINAR

This is one of our most popular seminars. After a short discussion of some basic principles used in arranging, we will let you create your own masterpieces. We will provide all the materials. You provide the artistry. If you have pruning shears, gloves, ect. please bring them along.

August 12 - August 13

ARTISTS IN THE GARDEN

One of our most popular events.The highest quality juried artists and craftsmen from across the Maritimes will have their work on display for sale, surrounded by the colours, textures and fragrances of the gardens. Work will include pottery, jewelry, woodwork, sculpture, painting, textiles and more.

August 26

BUILDING WITH STONE SEMINAR

If you want to create a walkway, patio or wall with natural stone here is your chance to learn the guiding principles of construction given by an instructor with over 30 years experience. This seminar will run from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm with an option for lunch. Cost is $30 plus tax for the seminar, $40 plus tax with a lunch included.

September 2

BUILDING WATER FEATURES SEMINAR

There is nothing more exciting than the sound and sight of water. Learn how easy it is to create your own stream or pond. We'll show you the basics then you can build your own piece of heaven.

September 16

MAKING HARD CIDER SEMINAR

Learn from an experienced cider maker what is required to produce a first class hard cider. You will learn about the process of choosing apple cultivars to achieve balance, picking, after ripening, fermentation and bottling. Caution-It might make you thirsty.

September 30 & October 1

GRAPEFEST

Our annual celebration of the fall harvest. There will be informational seminars on growing fruits and making wine. The air will be filled with live music and the enticing scents of a barbeque and a wine and beer garden. There will be tractor rides, apple pressing, orchard tours and much more.

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Seminar Details

Usually the first and third Saturday of each month 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 unless noted seminars are free, unless noted, but pre-registration is strongly advised.

Limit of 50 people per seminar