Floral Design & Herbs
For all classes, bring your own apron & floral scissors
Instructor: Betsy Williams, Teacher & Author. Classes held at instructor’s studio The Proper Season, 155 Chestnut St Andover, MA. Material fees collected in class. Limit 10.
Boxwood and Baubles Centerpiece
Add a touch of sparkle to your home. Create a beautiful long lasting fresh holiday centerpiece using an attractive container and arrange fresh boxwood, fragrant evergreens, California bay and rosemary accented with sprays of berries, pine cones and clusters of pretty baubles. Great gift idea! $47 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
865 GARD1101-OA: Th, 6:30-9pm, one eve, 12/12, $33, Off campus
Holiday Table Garden
Plant a fragrant and festive garden for holiday decoration. Combine chartreuse, lemon-scented cypress with small evergreens, trailing ivies, white flowering plants and club moss in an attractive container. Use for your own home or as a great holiday gift. $49 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
866 GARD1096-OA: M, 6:30-8:30pm, one eve, 12/16, $29, Off campus
Open Top Terrarium
Your own Garden in a bowl will give you many months of pleasure…Learn how to plant and maintain your terrarium. Create yours by planting a colorful selection of slow-growing plants in an 8 inch bubble bowl and finish your garden with decorative accents of polished stones and mossy branches. $39 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
245 GARD1093-OA: Th, 6:30-8:30pm, one eve, 3/20, $33, Off campus
Spring Table Garden
Plant a colorful spring garden to grow indoors while you are waiting for the outdoors to bloom. You will create an arrangement of flowering spring plants in a basket using cyclamen, tulips, primrose, daffodils, lacy ferns, ivies. When summer arrives you can transplant all of them to your garden to enjoy them all summer. $44 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
246 GARD1086-OA: Th, 6:30-8:30pm, one eve, 3/27, $33, Off campus
Flower for Spring NEW!
Fresh flowers arrangements brighten both our living spaces and our spirits and celebrations. Celebrate Spring and family by creating your own beautiful centerpiece using daffodils, tulips, flowering branches, roses, stock, larkspur, and soft spring greens. $49 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
247 GARD1097-OA: Th, 6:30-9:30pm, one eve, 4/17, $33, Off campus
Fairy House and Garden in a Basket
Are there fairies at the bottom of your garden? Possibly, but even if there aren’t, it is great fun to pretend! Using bark, leaves, twigs, and other natural materials, you will create a little home that any fairy would be pleased to move into. Once the house is built, the landscaping can begin: layout paths, design a garden, and put in a pond. The construction site is a basket that is easily carried home. $34 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
248 GARD1057-OA: Tu 6:30-9pm, one eve, 4/29, $33, Off campus
Herbs for the Kitchen: How to Grow and Use Them
Make the simplest meals come alive using herbs. Learn how and where to grow herbs, how to use them fresh from the garden and also when and how to preserve them for winter cooking. $22 materials fee paid in class covers informational sheets on herb growing, & Betsy’s book, Mrs. Thrift’s Cupboard, a collection of tried & true herb recipes. At the end of class a condiment tasting! Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
249 GARD1066-OA: Th, 6:30-9pm, one eve, 5/8, $33, Off campus
Mrs. Thrift’s Portable Herb Garden NEW!
Nothing enhances a meal like the taste of fresh herbs. Grow your own portable herb garden in a 14” container for a sunny porch or doorstep! You will plant a classic herb garden that can be moved from place to place to take full advantage of available sunlight. Herb choices include rosemary, chives, sage, thyme, and parsley. $44 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
250 GARD1011-OA: Th, 6:30-8:30pm, one eve, 5/15, $33, Off campus
Grow Your Own Vegetables…In Containers!!!!
Wouldn’t you like to grow your own vegetable and be able to pick you own beans for supper and greens for a salad? The list of veggies that can thrive in contained spaces is long and you will learn how to plant, care for, and harvest your favorites. You will create your own vegetable garden in a 14” pot. $48 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
251 GARD1098-OA: Th, 6:30-9pm, one eve, 5/29, $33, Off campus
Pizazz!!!! Flowers and Fragrance in a Container
Fill a 14” pot to overflowing with miniature roses, scented geraniums, fragrant rosemary, trailing thyme, and other long-blooming flowering plants. Perfect for that sunny spot on your patio or doorstep. A container garden to brighten your home all summer long. $48 materials fee paid in class. Bring your own apron & floral scissors.
252 GARD1056-OA: Th, 6:30-8:30pm, one eve, 6/5, $33, Off campus
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