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.

Christmas Cactus Kokedama Workshop - $60.00 ea.

with Kokedama Expert & Enthusiast, Beverly DeMartino of Kokedama Wabisabi

A 90-120 min. Make 'n Take Workshop

Christmas Cactus Kokedama Workshop

Kokedama is the Japanese art form of using soil, sphagnum moss and twine to create a sculptural art form based on simplicity and the principles of Wabi-Sabi—discovering the beauty in imperfections. Beverly will guide you through each step as you create a stunning Christmas Cactus Kokedama during this Make 'n Take Workshop! Included in this workshop’s $60 fee are: one (1) Christmas Cactus plant (4-inch diameter), soil, moss, twine and a Pho bowl. Choose to make either a table-top Kokedama or a hanging one.

You will receive a coupon for 10% off any other regular price, in-stock items you may wish to purchase on the day of the class.

This workshop is limited to 12 seats – reserve your spot today!


A Community of Gardeners

Community Classes & Events

From time to time, our community rooms have been reserved for regularly-scheduled use by an outside organization we've partnered with.

The following events are brought to you by the organizations listed below, are free, and are open to the public. SummerWinds Nursery's customers are welcome to attend.

For meeting times and locations, click on the names of the organizations below to learn more.

The Phoenix Bonsai Society
Phoenix Bonsai Society

The Phoenix Bonsai Society will host the following classes at the SummerWinds locations listed:

  • Saturday, 12/14 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at SummerWinds Nursery Phoenix. Topic(s): An advanced class for members of the Phoenix Bonsai Society to work on Japanese Black Pines with Sensei David Nguy.
  • Sunday, 12/15 from 8:30 a.m until 4:30 p.m. at SummerWinds Nursery Phoenix. Topic(s): "BYOT" - Bring your own tree day for any Phoenix Bonsai Society members. Sensei David Nguy will be onsite to assist members with their bonsai trees.  
  • Saturday, 1/18 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. SummerWinds Nursery Phoenix. Topic(s): Open class for Phoenix Bonsai Society members to work on their own trees with world renown bonsai expert, Ted Matson.          
  • Saturday, 1/18 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. SummerWinds Nursery Phoenix. Topic(s): Open class for Phoenix Bonsai Society members to work on their own trees with world renown bonsai expert, Ted Matson.          
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The Scottsdale Bonsai Society
Bonsai Tree

The Scottsdale & Greater Eastern Valley Bonsai Society of Arizona is happy to welcome new members:

  • Saturday, 11/9/19 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at SummerWinds Nursery Mesa. Topic(s):
  • Juniper (shimpaku, nana, San Jose, Prostrata)
  • Saturday, 12/7/19 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at SummerWinds Nursery Phoenix. Topic(s): Aspects of Bonsai Design Parts 7 & 8. Forrest Plantings & Literati Style
  • Saturday, 12/21/19 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at SummerWinds Nursery Mesa. Topic(s): Japanese Black Pine
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