Classes, Workshops & Events!

At SummerWinds Nursery, we offer four great platforms for group learning:

 

Learn ‘n Grow Classes

These FREE, informative classes—on a wide variety of topics—help give you the tools you need to make all of your gardening endeavors a success! Classes range from 30 to 60 minutes in duration and are generally delivered by a SummerWinds Trusted Garden Advisor.

 

Make ‘n Take Workshops

These hands-on workshops are available for a nominal fee. Work one-on-one with the instructor to perfect your creation! The price of the workshop includes materials specified within the workshop description. Attend a workshop with friends or family and explore your creative side!

  Private Workshops

Available for groups of six (6) or more at our Tatum Blvd. location in Phoenix. The following Private Workshops are available for scheduling on weekdays:

  • Container Gardening
  • Miniature Gardens

Contact the Tatum Blvd. store for availability, details and fees.

  Rental of our Community Room

Located within our Tatum Blvd. location in Phoenix. The Community Room is open to the public for reservations and offers Wi-Fi, a 52” television for presentations, and a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere for the next get together of your book club, garden club, etc.

For details and pricing, see our Tatum Blvd. Community Room Rental Policy & Agreement.

Children's Classes & Workshops: Please note that all children attending a class or workshop must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class/workshop.


Organic Edible Gardening

A FREE 30-60 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Organic Edible Gardening

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, we'll explore Organic edible gardening on a broad range of topics, including vegetables, fruits, berries and herbs.

Special Guest Speaker: Join us on Saturday, March 25 only at our Tatum Blvd. store, and enjoy Special Guest Speaker Suzanne Vilardi of Vilardi Gardens.

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Gardening & Landscaping in the Valley of the Sun with Vines

A FREE 60 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Landscaping with Vines

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, review the basic steps and the "How's and Why's" of growing in the desert.  Discover how to use beautiful vines to create shaded areas or to cool down the walls of your home.  Will dedicate 30 minutes to your questions. 

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Spring Iris Show & Sale at our Tatum Blvd. Store

Presented by the Sun Country Iris Society

Iris Exhibit

Join us only at our Tatum Blvd. location in Phoenix, on Saturday, April 8 as we host the Sun Country Iris Society's Spring Iris Show & Sale.

RSVPs are not required, but they are appreciated.

Miniature Garden Workshop

A 60-120 min. Paid Make 'n Take Workshop - Starting at $19 per miniature garden

Container Gardens

In this paid, hands-on Make 'n Take workshop, join us to make a miniature garden. Miniature gardens—filled with small plants, walkways and trinkets—are a delightful addition to your garden, patio or home. With endless design possibilities, all you need is a big imagination.

Included in the $19 costs for this Make 'n Take workshop are the following materials: one (1) container, soil, sand and gravel for walkways, moss, three (3) miniature plants of your choice from the miniature garden plant bar, and one (1) trinket from the trinket chest. If desired, additional plants and miniature trinkets may be purchased during the class.

You will receive 10% off any extra materials you wish to purchase for your miniature garden on the day of the class. 

RSVPs required; space is limited. Makes a great parent-child activity!

Landscaping with Cacti & Succulents

A FREE 45 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Cacti_succulents

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to use cacti and succulents in your landscape.

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Earth-Friendly Gardening

A FREE 60 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Garden Favorites for Earth Day

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, we'll explore what you can do in your garden and landscape to benefit both your environment and Mother Earth, including growing naturally and organically, saving water in the garden and composting.

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Cacti & Succulent Arrangements

A 60 min. Paid Make 'n Take Workshop - Starting at $19 per arrangement

Container Gardens

In this paid, hands-on Make 'n Take workshop, join us to create a beautiful succulent and cacti arrangement. Included in this workshop's $19 costs are the following materials: one (1) small terracotta pot, four to six (4-6) small plants, soil to plant them in, and a top-coat of pebbles.

You will receive 10% off any extra materials you wish to purchase for your cacti & succulent bowl on the day of the class. 

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Container Gardening to the Fullest

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Container Gardens

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, we'll take you step-by-step on how to create your own container garden.  Whether you're looking for something to eat, something that looks beautiful, or a combination of both, we'll show you how to achieve what you desire.

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.