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.

Soil Preparation

A FREE 45 mins. Learn 'n Grow Class

Roses - Winter Planting & Care

In this Free Learn ‘n Grow class, learn the importance of starting your garden with the right soil for your needs.  Discover how having the best soil will make your gardening life easier and tastier, and what edibles to plant now and later.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

The Secret to Growing the Best Tomatoes

A FREE 30 mins. Learn 'n Grow Class

Roses - Winter Planting & Care

In this FREE Learn ‘n Grow class, we’ll give you pointers—from soil preparation, to picking the right varieties for your needs—all to help you succeed in growing large, fresh, tasty tomatoes!

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Planting Your Own Tasty Organic Spring Vegetable Garden

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

Planting Your Own Tasty Organic Spring Vegetable Garden

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, we'll review how to plant and care for your very own tasty organic vegetable garden.

On Saturday, 2/3, this class will be hosted by special guest speaker, Dave Owens - the Garden Guy, only at our Tatum Blvd. location.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Deciduous Fruit Trees & Citrus

A FREE 30 mins. Learn 'n Grow Class

Deciduous Fruit Trees & Citrus

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn about fruit and citrus tree varieties and sizes, how to choose the right ones for your garden, where to plant them, how to fertilize them and how to prevent pests in your edible landscape.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Care for Your Landscape Organically

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

Care for Your Landscape Organically

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to care for your landscape using Organics in your garden for: weed control, to kill weeds, fertilizing, composting, planting and to grow edibles.

On Saturday, 2/17, this class will be hosted by special guest speaker, Dave Owens - the Garden Guy, only at our Tatum Blvd. location.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Organic Gardening

A FREE 45-60 mins. Learn 'n Grow Class

Organic Gardening with Suzanne Vildardi

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, discover Organic gardening, with special guest speaker, Suzanne Vilardi of local Vilardi Gardens. Discuss planting in specific garden areas with locally grown plants, unique edibles grown for our area, and how to prolong the different growing seasons in the Valley of the Sun.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Herbalicious: Where to Plant Seasonal & Year-Round Herbs

A FREE 30 mins. Learn 'n Grow Class

Herbalicious

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to grow and incorporate herbs into your garden landscape, balcony and kitchen window sill. We will share planting and growing techniques to spice up your garden—for seasonal and year-round enjoyment.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

 

Online Registration Coming Soon for these Additional Classes, Events & More:

  • March 3 & 4: Plants that Attract Pollinators, including Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
  • March 10 & 11: Feel Some Local Love with Vegetables from Vilardi Gardens
  • March 17 & 18: Designing with the Color of the Year—Ultraviolet!
  • March 24: Sun Country Iris Society - Early Iris Exhibit & Sale (at our Tatum Blvd. location in Phoenix)
  • March 24 & 25: Working Edible Plants into your Landscape
  • March 31: Patio Design - Create your Own Mini Oasis