Pumpkin Festival: Sunday October 7th from 11am to 3pm
Join us for our 15th annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun family event is in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital. There are tons of free activities including Face Painting, Hay Rides, Cinderella Coach ride, Giant Straw Maze, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Carving, Colouring Contest, Jelly Bean Count, Balloons, Photo Area, Guess the Pumpkin Weight, Sand Pit, Pumpkin Bowling, Ring Toss, Rope the Dummy, and so much more! There is also a Food Truck Parade and a Rainbow Play System Raffle. With the Grande Finale being a giant pumpkin smash where we drop a 500+ pound pumpkin from a crane and watch it crush a car. The recommended donation is $5 per person and this will be greatly accepted at the event entrance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We can do team building activities, organized groups meetings with a twist or any other outing.
Registration fee $15 per person per workshop
Fall Indoor Planter Workshop
Saturday September 29th @ 1pm
Build your very own custom fall arrangement full of stunning colours and textures. Using a combination of different indoor plants and fall seasonal plants as well as décor accents, we will teach you how to create a unique planter that you can display in your home. Fall indoor planter starting price is $30 & up.
Thanksgiving Centre Piece Workshop
Sunday September 30th @ 1pm
Let us help you create a stunning centre piece for your holiday table. Fall has such beautiful colours and Thanksgiving is a great time to display a creative and colourful piece to show off to your family and friends. New for 2018, using a real pumpkin and an assortment of succulents we will help you to create a unique piece that can be put into a different container for every season. Centre piece starting price is $30 & up.
Terrarium Workshop (Succulent or Tropical)
Saturday October 13th @ 1pm
Terrariums are typically glass vessels planted with a variety of indoor plants like tropical indoor plants or succulents. Create your very own terrarium and choose plants that best suit your growing conditions. We will teach you from start to finish how to choose a vessel, choose the correct plants and explain how to assemble your terrarium and make it thrive. Terrarium starting price is $30 & up.
Indoor Air Purifying Planter Workshop
Sunday October 14th @ 1pm
There are many indoor plants that can be added to your homes décor to not only add beauty, colour and texture but also to help purify the air we breathe. Studies have shown that the air in our home carries more impurities and toxins then other places. Let us teach you the best plants for cleaning the air as per NASA. While you learn about the different plants you will also choose a plant and pot for your home and we will teach you how to plant them. Planter workshop starting price is $30 & up.
Succulent Garden Workshop
Saturday October 20th @ 1pm
Succulents are the hottest trend in gardening! These are a very easy to care for and versatile plant that come in a large range of colours, shapes and textures. Let us teach you how to make an interesting and beautiful arrangement for your home. Succulent Garden starting price is $40 & up.
For the Birds (Suet Bird Feeder) Workshop
Sunday October 21st @ 1pm
Birds are beautiful to watch but more importantly they are important predators in our eco-system, by eating insects. It is important to keep the birds healthy when there is a lack of natural food, especially through our long winters. Let us teach you how to make a Suet feeder and help keep the birds healthy. You’ll also get hours of enjoyment watching them enjoy your creation. Suet feeders starting price is $25 & up.
Fantasy Mini Garden Workshop
Saturday October 27th @ 1pm
For kids and adults alike, Miniature (Fairy) gardens are a fun and whimsical way to build your own enchanting miniature garden using miniature elements and live plants. Fantasy, creativity and a little imagined is required. Children are welcome! Miniature Garden starting price is $35 & up.
Spooky Planter Workshop
Sunday October 28th @ 1pm
Have fun creating a planter that can be used inside for the Halloween season. Use your imagination painting a day of the dead themed pot and then choose plants to bring it to life. Each creation will be completely custom and unique to your style. This would be a great workshop for children with parental help. Planter starting price is $40 & up.
Mother Nature’s Copilot Garden Club:
Join 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
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