Pumpkin Festival: Sunday October 7th from 11am to 3pm
A huge thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Pumpkin Festival and helping us raise money for the Alberta Children’s Hospital. We are still collecting money so don’t have a total donation amount yet, but stay tuned as we will announce shortly. This event would not be possible without the help of our staff, volunteers, friends, supporters and sponsors. We would like to recognize the following supporters & friends: Fireworks Spectacular, Rangeland Truck & Crane, Air Liquide, Doctor Toonz, Ralph Arctic Cat, Oak Creek Golf Carts, Rangeland Washrooms, Southland Transportation, Bentall Kennedy, New Horizon Mall, Real Canadian Superstore, Save on Foods, Tim Hortons, Sait, Atco Blue Flame Kitchen. Finally a thank you to the following Pumpkin Festival Sponsors: G.O. Maintenance Services, QuadReal Property Group, Bron & Sons Nursery, NetPro Techologies Solutions, Westland, Ironwood Building Corp., Saunders Construction, Holland Imports, Bylands Nursery.
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
Succulent Garden Workshop
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.
Holiday Porch Pot Workshop
Saturday November 10th @ 10am
Saturday November 10th @ 1pm
Saturday November 17th @ 10am
Saturday November 17th @ 1pm
Enhance your outdoors by creating your very own beautiful outdoor pot filled with a festive combination of fresh greens, branches, berries and other decorations. We will be providing a liner pot that can be set into your pots at home. You are welcome to bring your own pots if you choose. No outdoor supplies are permitted except pots. Please bring your gardening gloves and pruners. Porch Pot starting price is $40 and up.
Holiday Wreath Workshop
Sunday November 18th @ 1pm
Wreaths are a fun and easy way to decorate a door or wall for any season. Let us show you how to take a simple artificial wreath and turn it into a stunning show stopper for the holidays. The options are endless when choosing items for a wreath but let us help you to design and decorate a wreath to suit your style. Wreath starting price is $40 & up or lighted option starting at $50 & up.
Holiday Traditional Swag Workshop
Saturday November 24th @ 1pm
Fresh greens add a fragrance to the holidays. We will teach you how to make a traditional swag and decorate it. Great as a display piece on your door, wall or even table. We’ll help you build a stunning swag from fresh greens, berries, pine cones, and holiday accents in your colour scheme. Please bring gardening gloves and pruners. Swag starting price is $35 & up.
Holiday Swag Workshop (Horsehead, Candy Cane, Bell)
Sunday November 25th @ 1pm
Fresh greens add a fragrance to the holidays. Choose from a selection of various swag frames and create custom swag. We will teach you how to make the swag and decorate it. Available swag options will include Horsehead, Candy Cane and Bell. We’ll help you build a stunning swag from fresh greens, berries, pine cones, and holiday accents in your colour scheme. Please bring gardening gloves and pruners. Swag starting price is $50 & up.
Holiday Porch Pot Workshop
Saturday December 1st @ 10am
Saturday December 1st @ 1pm
Enhance your outdoors by creating your very own beautiful outdoor pot filled with a festive combination of fresh greens, branches, berries and other decorations. We will be providing a liner pot that can be set into your pots at home. You are welcome to bring your own pots if you choose. No outdoor supplies are permitted except pots. Be sure to bring your gardening gloves and pruners. Porch Pot starting price is $40 and up.
Whimsical Tree Workshop
Sunday December 2nd @ 10am CLASS FULL
Sunday December 2nd @ 1pm CLASS FULL
Saturday December 8th @ 10am
Saturday December 8th @ 1pm
Hugely popular in 2017! The holidays are full of festive spirit and so why not add some whimsy. Our Whimsy trees are sure to put a smile of the face of everyone and even bring back some childhood memories of Grinches and Who’s. We will teach you how to plant the tree and decorate the tree to make it whimsical. Whimsical tree starting price is $25 & up.
Holiday Tillandsia Terrarium Workshop
Sunday December 9th @ 1pm
Tillandsia (air plants) in a Terrarium make a fantastic holiday gift. This workshop would be great for children. Air plants are easy to care for as they are not planted in soil and only require misting. This project would be a great Christmas tree ornament. We will teach you how to make a Tillandsia Terrarium and then show you how to change up the seasonal décor. We will also explain how to take care of the air plants. Tillandsia Terrarium starting price is $25 & up.
Holiday Yule Log Workshop
Saturday December 15th @ 10am
Create a timeless Yule Log for your holiday table or fireplace mantel. We will teach you how to make a beautiful arrangement with fresh greens and seasonal accents on top of a birch log. This traditional piece can also make a great gift. Please bring pruners and gloves. Yule Log starting price is $25 & up.
Kissing Ball Workshop
Saturday December 15th @ 1pm
New for 2018! Keep the tradition alive and create a fun piece and get lots of holiday kisses from all your family and friends. This fun and unique project will be constructed with an assortment of fresh greens and other seasonal décor. Please bring pruners and gloves. Kissing Ball starting price is $30 & up.
Holiday Centre Piece Workshop
Sunday December 16th @ 1pm
A Holiday Center Piece is a great way to liven up your table for the festive season. Learn how to build a custom center piece using fresh greens, berries, pine cones, and holiday accents in your colour scheme. Please bring pruners and gloves. Holiday Centre Piece starting price is $25 and 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
For Red Deer’s What’s New page please visit http://reddeer.bluegrassnursery.com/whats-new/