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.

Plus, receive a coupon for 10% Off Your Entire Purchase, valid only on the day you attend one of our Learn 'n Grow Classes.

 

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!

Plus, receive a coupon for 10% Off Your Entire Purchase, valid only on the day you attend one of our Make 'n Take Workshops.

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 our Tatum Blvd. store in Phoenix 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.

Sensible Landscape Watering

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

Sensible Landscape Watering

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to water your garden landscape sensibly so your plants and the environment thrive!

Class offers an opportunity for hands-on experience.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Herbs as Landscape & Companion Plants

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

Herbs as Landscape & Companion Plants

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how herbs can be a incorporated into your broader garden landscape to address a number of concerns and micro-climates—from dry areas to full sun. Specific herb can be planted to successfully fill that void in your garden and provide a boost of color, height or texture!

Class includes opportunity for questions and answers...

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Patio Design - Create Your Own Mini Garden Oasis

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

Patio Design - Create Your Own Mini Garden Oasis

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to create the patio of your dreams, including ideas for container and vertical gardening, modern grasses, fragrance, color and more…

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Repurposed Potted Arrangements - Starting at $19 per Arrangement

A Paid 60-90 min. Make 'n Take Workshop

Repurposed Potted Arrangements

In this Make 'n Take Workshop, we'll guide you step-by-step in the planting of your own re-purposed potted arrangement. Whether you'd like a fresh look for a pot you already have or if you'd like to plant up a found object you've been keeping around (please keep in mind the need for proper drainage), this class is for you!

Included in this Make 'n Take Workshop's $19 starting cost is the complimentary soil for your potted arrangement and $19 worth of plants. Just bring in the container of your choice (and any accessories you may want to incorporate in your arrangement) that you'd like us to help you pot. Our workshop instructor will show you a variety of plants throughout the nursery that you can incorporate into your arrangement, depending on its final destination in your garden landscape. Additional plants can be purchased on the day of the class.

Note: If you have something larger that you'd like to plant up but that is too heavy to bring into the nursery, simply let us know its measurements, where it is located in your landscape, and a picture so we can help guide you with plant options that are available for purchase. Along with your newly purchased plants (workshop costs include $19 worth of plants), we'll provide the complimentary soil and know-how so you can plant up your arrangement at home.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Choosing the Right Tree for the Right Area

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

Choosing the Right Tree for the Right Area

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, we'll explore a variety of trees. Are you looking for a shade tree? Perhaps you want a blooming tree that will only grow to a certain height? We'll help you discover the many tree options you may have for specific areas in your garden landscape. Recommendations will include easy maintenance trees, blooming trees, fruit trees, shade trees, specimen trees and more… Let us help you address your unique garden landscape challenges.

Class includes time for questions and answers...

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Terrarium Workshop - Starting at $25 per Arrangement

A Paid 45 min. Make 'n Take Workshop

Terrarium Workshop

Create a beautiful contained garden terrarium during this fun Make 'n Take Workshop! This unique style of planting offers a fun and creative way to get your garden on! This class includes: one (1) glass terrarium container (valued up to $11.99), three (3) terrarium plants of your choice from the terrarium plant bar, and moss, rocks and a top dressing (e.g. gravel, wood chips, etc.). Workshop leader provides instruction and design assistance. If desired, you can upgrade to a larger terrarium and purchase additional plants, etc. on the day of the class.

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

Starting at $25 per arrangement. Space is limited and will fill up fast. Makes a great gift!

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Preparing Your Garden for Summer

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

Preparing Your Garden for Summer

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, learn how to prepare your garden for the upcoming heat of summer, including how to adjust your sprinklers, mulching, tips on watering your landscape, vegetable gardens and containers, and more…

Class includes a question and answer segment.

RSVPs required; space is limited.

Incorporating & Caring for Cactus in Your Landscape

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

Incorporating & Caring for Cactus in Your Landscape

In this FREE Learn 'n Grow class, you'll learn how tough and drought-tolerant cacti plants can be, once they're established. There are many native cactus varieties that are very well suited for growth in the valley. We'll recommend varieties for different areas of your garden landscape and talk about how best to care for them throughout the year.

Class includes a question and answer segment.

RSVPs required; space is limited.