Upcoming Workshops

Reverse Painting

Reverse Painting on Glass Workshop 4/13/24 1pm

$65.00
Join Marcy from 515 Wine w/ Design in this hands-on experience in the art of reverse painting! In this class, you will learn the step-by-step process of reverse painting and leave with a stunning  12x12 framed piece of art behind glass.
April 13, 2024
1:00 pm
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Orchid Oasis Planter Workshop 4/13/24 11:30am

$48.00
In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to combine an 8" bowl, a medium-sized orchid, a selection of mini succulents, and a vibrant kalanchoe to create a botanical masterpiece! With the advice of our experienced instructor, you'll delve into techniques to encourage your orchid to bloom and thrive, unlocking the secrets to its beautiful flowers.
April 13, 2024
11:30 am
Kids Garden

Children's Garden Workshop 4/13/24 9am

$18.00
In this workshop young minds will blossom into green thumbs! This exciting kids class offers a delightful journey into the world of gardening, allowing children to choose their favorite garden theme from a selection of options! Participants will gain knowledge on seeding, nurturing plants, and will get a garden journal to take home to monitor progress.
April 13, 2024
9:00 am
Pansy Birdhouse

Drop In Spring Birdhouse Planter Workshop 4/13/24 10am-12pm

$35.00
Brighten up your patio with this birdhouse planter! In this workshop we will provide you with instruction to design this planter.
April 13, 2024
10:00 am
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Pressed Flower Art Workshop 4/13/24 9am

$25.00
In this hands-on class, you will learn the traditional technique of pressing flowers gathered from your garden or planters, transforming them into stunning pieces of framed art! You will learn how to arrange them within a charming bronze frame measuring 4"x6".
April 13, 2024
9:00 am
Spring Pot

Spring Bloomers Porch Pot Workshop 4/13/24 2pm

$25.00
There’s no fees for instruction— you’ll just have to cover the cost of materials (around $45-$100 depending on your selections). There’s a $25 deposit to reserve your spot, which we’ll deduct from your purchases the day of the class. Bring your own container or choose from our wide selection of pots in store.
April 13, 2024
2:00 pm
Jewelry Making 101.

Jewelry Making 101 w/ Morphew Designs 4/14/24 12pm

$65.00
Discover the art of wire wrapping in this hands-on class! Learn the fundamentals to craft a beautiful necklace and a pair of sterling silver or 14k gold-filled earrings.
April 14, 2024
12:00 pm
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Tomato Tales: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Tomatoes 4/14/24 12pm

$5.00
Join us for an exciting yet informational class where you'll learn about the various types of tomatoes, from heirloom to cherry varieties, and discover essential tips and tricks for successful tomato cultivation.  Plus you'll get to pick a tomato plant to take home.
April 14, 2024
12:00 pm
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Decorative Wood Burning Workshop @ Iowa Distilling Co. 4/18/24 6pm

$45.00
Join us for a delicious cocktail or mocktail at The Iowa Distilling Co. and unlock your creativity in this engaging Decorative Wood Board Workshop! Join us as we craft a stunning 24”x6” board designed exclusively for decorative purposes. Our local artist will guide you through the process by demonstrating a unique wood burning technique that doesn't involve fire or flames!
April 18, 2024
6:00 pm
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April Children's Story Time in the Garden | 4/19/24 10am

$0.00
Step into a world of imagination and wonder with Story Time in the Garden! Bring your little ones for an enchanting experience as we gather amidst the beauty of nature to enjoy captivating tales and adventures, followed by a free craft!
April 19, 2024
10:00 am
String of Pearls Bubble Bath

Drop In Bubble Bath Planter Workshop 4/20/24 10am-12pm

$22.00
Join us for a fun-filled session where you'll plant a delicate string of pearls plant in a charming 4" bath tub! We'll provide everything you need, from the soil and accent rocks to the bubbles and adorable little duckies, to give your plant a fresh and playful new look.
April 20, 2024
10:00 am
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Blooms & Beyond: A Guide to Cut Flower Gardening 4/20/24 9am

$10.00
In this exciting class we'll guide you through the wonderful world of creating and caring for your very own cut flower garden! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced gardener, this workshop is designed to equip you with all the essential knowledge and skills. Your class fee includes a bag of flower seed to for you to take home to start your garden!
April 20, 2024
9:00 am
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Alcohol Ink Jewelry Workshop 4/21/24 12pm

$40.00
Dive into the realm of artistic expression as you master the techniques of crafting unique hammered designs on copper surfaces!
April 21, 2024
12:00 pm
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Decorative Wood Burning Workshop @ Iowa Distilling Co. 4/24/24 6pm

$45.00
Join us for a delicious cocktail or mocktail at The Iowa Distilling Co. and unlock your creativity in this engaging Decorative Wood Board Workshop! Join us as we craft a stunning 24”x6” board designed exclusively for decorative purposes. Our local artist will guide you through the process by demonstrating a unique wood burning technique that doesn't involve fire or flames!
April 24, 2024
6:00 pm
Mandala

Hand-Painted Mandala Stones Workshop 4/28/24 12pm

$50.00
Dots, swooshes, teardrops, walking the dots! You’ll learn about these as you dot your own design on a natural 3” stone.
April 28, 2024
12:00 pm
Pipe Cleaner Flowers

Kids Flower Bouquet Workshop 5/4/24 10am

$8.00
Bring the kiddos to create these adorable bouquets for a Mother's Day gift or for an everyday craft! Our staff will help the kids create a flower bouquet using pipe cleaners, rock, & a 2" terra cotta pot!
May 4, 2024
10:00 am
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Stone Flower Art Workshop 5/4/24 1pm

$32.00
In this workshop, we'll provide you with a natural slab of wood, smooth stones, twigs, and paint, giving you the tools to unleash your artistic vision. Guided by our experienced instructor, you'll learn how to combine these natural elements to create a stunning flower bouquet that reflects your unique style and creativity!
May 4, 2024
1:00 pm
Butterfly Necklace

Hammered Butterfly Necklace Workshop 5/5/24 12pm

$45.00
Join Nancy from Fairywings Jewelry as she guides you through the process of creating a beautiful butterfly or dragonfly sterling silver pendant necklace. You'll have the freedom to choose your preferred design on the day of the class, allowing for a personalized touch to your creation. You will also create a pair of sterling silver earring with a charm.
May 5, 2024
12:00 pm
Dried Floral Mason Jar Bouquet

Mason Jar Bouquet Workshop 5/11/24 9am

$23.00
Participants will blend the timeless allure of dried florals with the rugged charm of wood and twine crafting. In this unique class, you'll embark on a creative journey, learning how to fashion a captivating mason jar vase using simple tools like hammers, nails, and twine.
May 11, 2024
9:00 am
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Embroidery Hoop Dried Flower Workshop 5/11/24 2pm

$20.00
In this enchanting class, participants will learn the delicate skill of arranging dried botanicals on burlap within an embroidery hoop, creating a stunning piece of rustic-chic wall décor that will infuse any space with natural beauty and charm.
May 11, 2024
2:00 pm
Pressed Flower Pinch Pot

Kids Pressed Flower Pinch Pot Workshop 5/11/24 11:30am

$12.00
Calling all young artists and nature enthusiasts! Join us for an exciting hands-on activity where kids will learn how to create a unique craft by pinching and molding clay into adorable pots, which they'll then decorate with pressed flowers. This class is suitable for children of all ages when accompanied by an adult.
May 11, 2024
11:30 am
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Planting an Edible Garden Workshop 5/19/24 1pm

$10.00
Join us for an exciting and informative class on transforming your garden and landscape into a bounty of delicious, edible delights! Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this class offers valuable insights into the world of edible plants, from flowers to trees.
May 19, 2024
1:00 pm
Reverse Painting

Reverse Painting on Glass Workshop 5/25/24 1pm

$65.00
Join Marcy from 515 Wine w/ Design in this hands-on experience in the art of reverse painting! In this class, you will learn the step-by-step process of reverse painting and leave with a stunning  12x12 framed piece of art behind glass.
May 25, 2024
1:00 pm
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Beaded Whisk Dragonfly Workshop 5/25/24 10am

$15.00
Prepare to be amazed as you transform an ordinary kitchen whisk into a dazzling work of art. Guided by our experienced instructor, you'll learn the intricate art of beadwork while crafting your very own enchanting dragonfly.
May 25, 2024
10:00 am
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Pressed Flower Sun Catcher Workshop 5/26/24 12pm

$22.00
Join us for a delightful workshop where you'll learn the art of crafting a stunning pressed flower sun catcher. Under the guidance of our experienced instructor, you'll delve into the creative process of assembling this charming sun catcher.
May 26, 2024
12:00 pm
Mary Jane Miller

Cooking from the Spring Garden Workshop 6/1/24 10am

$25.00
Embark on a culinary adventure with Chef Mary Jane Miller as she unveils innovative recipes featuring the bounty of spring vegetables. This cooking class promises a feast for the senses, where you'll not only witness Chef Miller's culinary prowess but also get to sample and take home the recipes to make these delightful creations on your own. This class is suitable for both novices and seasoned cooks alike! (food featured in long description)
June 1, 2024
10:00 am
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Crayons & Watercolor on Canvas Workshop @ Middlebrook Mercantile 6/18/24 6PM

$25.00
Join us with our friends at the Middlebrook Mercantile and embrace the freedom to create a one-of-a-kind botanical masterpiece, pushing artistic boundaries and leaving conventional wisdom behind. By the end of the class, you'll proudly take home your completed 8x10 piece.
June 18, 2024
6:00 pm
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All About Bonsai Workshop 6/29/24 9am

$50.00
Join us in this engaging class focused on learning the art of bonsai cultivation and development specifically tailored for Iowa's climate. Led by  seasoned membersDiscover which plant varieties excel as bonsai specimens, explore diverse cultivation techniques to achieve various sizes and styles, gain insights into selecting the perfect starter plant, and master the art of bonsai care post-shaping.
June 29, 2024
9:00 am

Ted Lare Garden Center

Our first day open for the 2024 season will be March 16th, see you then!

Sunday:

Closed for Easter

Monday:

9am-5pm

Tuesday:

9am-5pm

Wednesday:

9am-5pm

Thursday:

9am-5pm

Friday:

9am-5pm

Saturday:

9am-5pm