Classes, Workshops & Events!

At SummerWinds Nursery, we offer great platforms for group learning—aimed at making all your gardening endeavors a success.

 

Learn ‘n Grow Classes

FREE, informative classes—on a wide variety of topics—help give you the tools you need to make all your gardening endeavors a success! Classes are approximately 30 minutes long and may increase or decrease in duration, based on the dynamics of the conversation. Classes 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 only those materials specified within the workshop description. Attend a workshop with friends or family and explore your creative side!


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.

Repotting Orchids

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Repotting Orchids

Learn the basics of repotting a Phalaenopsis orchid from the experts. In this informative and FREE Learn 'n Grow seminar, our staff discusses best practices in this often intimidating task.

Japanese Maples 101

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Japanese Maples 101

Interested in planting a Japanese Maple Tree but not sure where to start? With over 1,000 varieties out there, the task of selection can seem daunting. In this informative and FREE Learn 'n Grow seminar, we are honored to have guest speaker, Arnie Cornez, a longtime volunteer at Hakone Japanese Gardens in Saratoga, speak at our Cupertino location. Arnie specializes in aesthetic pruning, particularly that of Japanese maples and fruit trees.

Colorful Custom Creation

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Colorful Custom Creation

Learn how to put together a stunning focal piece for your garden or front door using the season’s best color. In this informative and FREE Learn 'n Grow demonstration, our design experts will walk you through the creation of a unique and colorful custom planted arrangement.

Acidic Gardening 101

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Acidic Gardening 101

Love Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Gardenias, Blue Hydrangeas? Well they love acidic soil – Learn in this 30 minute class: Why they need it, how to achieve it and what else you can plant with it. Also, learn what pH is and why it is important.

Hanging Basket Garden

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Hanging Basket Garden

When your outdoor space is limited, make the most of it by growing vertically. Watch our design experts as they select plants and create unique, eye-catching hanging planted arrangements.

Growing Herbs and Vegetables Organically

A FREE 30 min. Learn 'n Grow Class

Growing Herbs and Vegetables Organically

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.


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