Blue Grass Nursery, Sod & Garden Centre
CALGARY


What’s New

Calgary

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 
 

Living Green Seminars & Workshops:

To register for a class call 403.226.0468. All classes must be paid at time of registration.
Our seminars and workshops are a fun and interactive way to discover a passion for design and gardening. Make it an outing with your kids, friends or significant other. We encourage early registration as class sizes are limited. Seminars and workshops have a fee that is due at time of registration. If you are not able to attend a class please cancel as soon as possible to allow space for others. Classes are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All our seminars and workshops are open to children but they must be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise stated. All pictures are just representations of what will be made, your personal touch and creativity is required.

Register for a workshop and get your hands dirty building a project that you are proud to take home and show off, with help from our experts. Workshop project registration will be applied to the cost of materials used to build your creation. Each project will vary in price depending on the materials you choose, but a starting point is provided below.
Sign up for a seminar and learn from our experts the skills, knowledge and materials you will need to complete a project on your own. We will provide you an expert to teach you how and give you the confidence to try yourself. Most seminars are a forty minute talk with project examples and materials. We end the seminar with a question period where you can gain answers to your specific questions. We look forward to having fun together!

Planning an outing with your friends, family or your team at work? We do private/group classes, just call or send an email to bluegrass@telus.net. We can do team building activities, organized groups meetings with a twist or any other outing.

Registration fee $15 per person per workshop

Driftwood Air Plant Art

April 21st @ 1pm
Driftwood art is a great way to bring the memories of outdoors inside. Create a beautiful and elegant, one of a kind piece of natural art and choose air plants or permanent botanicals to enhance your piece of driftwood. Some imagination and creativity required, but we’ll definitely help you along the way. Finished driftwood art pieces are $40 and up.
 
 
 

Mason Jar Herb Garden

April 22nd @ 1pm
NEW WORKSHOP! Mason jars bring up memories of grandparents, canning and hanging out in the kitchen. Look up Mason jar crafts and you’ll find all kinds of great ideas. We’re getting your growing by creating a trio of Mason jar herb planters with your very own flair and choice of herbs. Tips for growing success will also be discussed. Materials for this class will be $30 and up.
 
 
 

Succulent Terrarium

April 29th @ 10am NEW DATE ADDED
Succulents continue to be a very popular gardening trend. This workshop combines beautiful glass containers and easy to care for succulents, along with decorative pieces and accents. Allow your personality to come through via your choices of colourful, textural and easy to care for plants along with your creativity in the additions you choose. Care instructions will also be discussed. Materials for this class will be $25 or more depending on selections.
 
 
 

Succulent Birch Log

April 29th @ 1pm
NEW WORKSHOP! Whether you create it for wall art or a table centre piece, this succulent birch log planter is sure to be a hit. Continuing with the ever popular succulent trend along with a little creativity, we’ll show you how to put together this beautiful piece of garden art to enhance any outdoor space. Costs associated will be $35 and up.
 
 
 

Garden Bed Design Seminar

May 5th @10am CLASS FULL
This seminar will focus on sharing some simple and easy tricks for designing a garden bed. Learn how to incorporate shrubs, perennials and annuals to create a mixed border of textures, colour, balance and interest year round. Other tips of success including soil, watering, best plant selections and more will be included. Leave this seminar ready to get started on creating your dream garden bed. Registration is $10.
 
 
 

Trees & Shrubs for the Prairies Seminar

May 5th @ 1pm
May 10th @ 11am NEW DATE ADDED
Gardening in Calgary and area can be a challenging task. Choosing appropriate trees and shrubs to create the backbone of gardens and yards doesn’t need to be. We will discuss hardy trees and shrubs for our region, best choices for particular locations as well as planting tips and other secrets of success. This is a great seminar for anyone struggling to get their woody plant material to survive or if you’ve just moved to the area. Registration is $10.
 
 

Container Gardening

May 6th @ 1pm
Containers or hanging baskets are a great way to showcase beauty as well as serving a purpose. In this workshop, learn how to create beautiful arrangements to suit your space. We’ll take you through the process from choosing the correct container, proper soil, discuss drainage, then decide on plant material, whether it be annuals, herbs, vegetables, grasses or indoor plants. We have a great selection of containers to choose from or you can bring your own empty container. Materials for this class could be $25 and up depending on choices.
 
 

Children’s Herb Garden

May 12th @10am CLASS FULL
May 12th @ 1pm CLASS FULL
This children’s workshop will focus on having fun and getting dirty. Kids will plant and learn how care for their very own herb garden or make one for mom for Mother’s Day. We’ll talk about some of the basic uses of herbs, their smells and how to harvest them. This workshop will include all supplies with the registration fee. We invite you to bring snacks and enjoy playtime on our Rainbow Play Systems after the workshop. This workshop is suitable for 4 and up, younger children welcome with parental support.
 
 

Container Gardening

May 13th @ 1pm
Containers or hanging baskets are a great way to showcase beauty as well as serving a purpose. In this workshop, learn how to create beautiful arrangements to suit your space. We’ll take you through the process from choosing the correct container, proper soil, discuss drainage, then decide on plant material, whether it be annuals, herbs, vegetables, grasses or indoor plants. We have a great selection of containers to choose from or you can bring your own empty container. Materials for this class could be $25 and up depending on choices.
 
 
 
 

Mother Nature’s Copilot Garden Club:

Garden Club PhotoJoin Mother Nature’s Copilot Garden Club and reap the rewards!
Annual Membership: FREE

 

 

 

Garden Club members will receive:
– 10% off all regular priced purchases (Excludes: sale items, delivery and service charges, pallet deposits).
– Receive regular newsletters full of valuable gardening information, news about upcoming events.
– Valuable sales coupons throughout the year!
– VIP invitation to our Christmas Unveiling Gala in November, an evening full of the magic of Christmas, Entertainment, Refreshments and great discounts.

To join our Garden Club please fill out the form at the bottom of the page. All fields must be filled in to qualify for membership. On your next visit to Blue Grass just mention your a member of our garden club and provide you name. No card required and Blue Grass will not share your information!

 

What’s New – Red Deer

For Red Deer’s What’s New page please visit http://reddeer.bluegrassnursery.com/whats-new/