Classes

Classes are approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs. Tell a friend, share tips and take notes together. Space is limited and fill quickly.

Classes are open to all ages – please ensure an adult is present if a child is taking a class.

Registration Information

Payment must be made in full at time of registration. Visa, Mastercard, Interac or Cash accepted. Payment may be made in person or charged by phone.

REFUND IS ISSUED ONLY IF CLASS IS CANCELLED.

For more information call Dunvegan Gardens (250) 785-1131.

 

Christmas 2017

Open Wreath Class

(Learn to make a Wreath from materials you select)

November 18, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30am)

or

November 18, 2017 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

 

 

 

 

Trimming the Tree

Learn how to incorporate different elements into your tree, demonstration on different ways to use ribbons, mesh and silks to achieve your desired results.

November 18, 2017 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

Cost: $5.00 class fee

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Fresh Greens Arrangement Class

Fresh outdoor Festive Pot or Hanging Basket

** Feel free to bring your own pot or basket **

November 25, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30am)

or

November 25, 2017 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

 

 

Wreath Class

Learn to make a wreath from materials you select

November 22, 2017 (3:30 – 5:00pm)

or

November 25, 2017 (3:30 – 5:00pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

 

 

 

Kid’s Ornament Class

Learn to make several different ornaments

November 27, 2017 (4:00 – 5:00pm)

Cost: $25.00 – includes all materials

 

Cinnamon Broom Class

Learn to make a cinnamon broom from materials you select

November 28, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30am)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

 

 

 

 

Pinecone Kissing Ball Class

Learn to make a Kissing Ball from materials you select

November 29, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

 

Star Wreath Class

Learn to make a Star Wreath from materials you select

November 30, 2017 (4:00 – 5:30pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + cost of materials selected

Silk Center Piece Class

Learn to make a Silk Center Piece Arrangement

 

 

December 8, 2017 (7:00 – 8:30 pm)

Cost: $10.00 Class Fee + cost of materials selected

 

 

Fresh Center Piece Class

Learn to make a Center Piece with fresh boughs

December 9, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30am)

OR December 9, 2017 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

OR December 15, 2017 (7:00 – 8:30pm)

Cost: $10.00 Class Fee + cost of materials selected

 

Grinch Tree Parent/Child Class

Learn to make a Fresh Grinch Tree

December 16, 2017 (10:00 – 11:30 am)

OR December 16, 2017 (1:00 – 2:30 pm)

Cost: $40.00 – includes all materials – one tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kid’s Miniature Christmas House Classes

– parental supervision needed for young children.

Assemble a Christmas house with graham crackers, and decorate with icing and candy to create a yummy looking house.

December 19, 2017 (4:00 – 5:30pm)
OR December 21, 2017 (4:00 – 5:30pm)

Cost: $25 per Child/House – includes all materials

Fall 2017

Fall Arrangement Classes

Get assistance creating a lovely fall wreath, arrangement or centerpiece. You choose your materials, and we’ll help you to design what suits your home.

Choose from two dates:

Sat. September 23rd (2:00 – 3:30 pm)

or

Wed. September 27th (9:30 – 11:00 am)

Cost: $10 class fee + materials selected

 

 

 Spring 2017

Success with Seeds Class

In this hands on class you’ll learn that anyone can grow veggies from seed. You’ll learn when, how and what to seed and watering techniques…what temperature you need for germination and much more… Go away with a seeded planter of your favourite veggies.

March 18, 2017 (2 – 3:30pm)

Cost:$55.00 – includes all materials

Fairy Garden Class

Have fun with the kids, designing a fairy planter. Create a home for the fairies! Finished product will not be exactly as shown, Different options are available.

March 23, 2017 (2 – 3:30pm)

March 23, 2017 (4 – 5:30pm)

Cost: $45.00 – includes all supplies & materials

Food Gardening 101

This info session will focus primarily on Fruits & Veggies -questions are welcomed regarding other areas.

Topics covered include:

-Why do we garden?   -Soils

-Starting Soils   -Fertilizers & Compost

-Different types of Gardening   -Tips & Wisdom

March 25, 2017 (9:30 – 11:30am)

Cost: $10.00

Speaker Bio: Olivia Adams lives in Fort St John, BC. She has a certificate in Horticulture and over 20 years experience.

Pests & Diseases: Signs & Symptoms

We will talk about some common pests and diseases in the garden, and how to prevent and control them. We will discuss how to recognize leaf damage to help determine what the pest is. We will also briefly cover nutrient deficiencies in plants.

April 8, 2017 (9:30 – 11:30)

Cost: $10.00

Mother and Daughter Tea & Planting Class

Share this hands on class with the ones you love, together you’ll create a beautiful teacup planter. Sit and relax as you enjoy some tea and goodies afterward.

April 15, 2017 (9:30 – 11:30am)

April 15, 2017 (2:00 – 4:00pm)

Cost: $40 – includes all materials

Hanging Basket Classes

Come learn from experienced hands… Leave with your own created hanging basket…plus learn about the right soil and fertilizer to use for beautiful, long lasting baskets. Learn what plant combinations complement each other. Tips on basic maintenance. (Bring your own basket or get one from us)

April 22 (10:00 – 12:00pm)

April 22 (1:00 – 3:00 pm)

Cost: $10.00 + cost of materials

Tomato Class

Learn from our tomato lady! Discover different tomatoes, planting in containers, fertilizing, watering, staking, pruning and harvesting. Take home a potted tomato plant.

April 29, 2017  (10:00 – 11:30am)

Cost: $30 – includes all materials 

Herb Planter Class

Do you want to learn about Herbs? Learn about planting, maintenance, harvesting, drying and even tips on cooking with fresh herbs. Take home an assortment of potted herbs for all season freshness.

April 29, 2017 ( 2:00 – 3:30pm)

Cost: $30 – includes all materials 

Beds & Borders

Do you want to create a new flower bed, or have an existing flower bed that needs a fresh look? Come to our Beds & Borders Session and learn how to create and maintain a beautiful flower/shrub bed.

 May 6, 2017 (9:30 – 11:30)

Cost: $10.00

 

Speaker Bio: Olivia Adams lives in Charlie Lake, BC. She has a certificate in horticulture, and over 20 years of experience.

Patio Planter Class

 Come learn from experienced hands… learn about the right soil and fertilizer to use for beautiful, long-lasting blooming planters. Learn what plant combinations complement each other. Tips on basic planting techniques and maintenance. (Bring your own planter or purchase one here)

May 8, 2017 (6:30 – 8:00pm)

Cost: $10 + cost of materials

Birdcage Planter Class

Create and take home a unique birdcage planter. Also learn tips on plants, maintenance and long-lasting blooms.

May 10, 2017 (6:30-8:00pm)

Cost: $35 (small birdcage) OR $55 (large birdcage) 

Kids Gardening 101

A fun learning session for your children!

In this learning and hands-on session, kids will have fun learning about where our food comes from, how to plan and seed a garden, and take care of it with the right tools. Kids will take home their planted seeds.

This session is for Grade 1 students and higher.

 Choose from 2 Classes:

May 12, 2017 (10:00 – 11:00am)

May 12, 2017 (1:00 – 2:00pm)

Cost: $10.00

Canadian Red & White Planter Class

 Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by making a planter in all red and white flowers. Show your pride for our amazing country. Choose from our red and white containers, or bring your empty planter from home.

May 17, 2017 (6:30 – 7:30 pm)

Cost: $10.00 + cost of materials

NEAT Compost Workshop

 FREE CLASS

The compost roadshow will be coming to Dunvegan Gardens. We will be discussing how to start a compost pile, how to maintain your pile, and troubleshoot some problems you may have had or might run into.

May 18, 2017 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

Christmas 2016

barnwood-starBarn-wood Star Wreath Classes

(Learn to make a wreath from selected materials)

November 19, 2016 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

& November 21, 2016 (10:30 – 12:00 Noon)

Cost: $70.00 – includes all materials

wreath3Open Wreath Class

(Learn to make a Wreath from materials you select)

November 26, 2016 (2:00 – 3:30pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + materials selected

sleighSleigh Door Hanger Class

(Learn to make a sleigh hanger from selected materials)

November 28, 2016 (10:30 – 12:00 Noon)

Cost: $75.00 – includes all materials


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Parent/Child Cinnamon Broom Class

(Learn to make a Decorated Cinnamon Broom from Selected Materials)

November 29, 2016 (4:00 – 5:30pm)

Cost: $30.00 per Parent/Child – includes all materials (one broom)

cinnamonCinnamon Broom Class

(Learn to make a Decorated Cinnamon Broom from Selected Materials. Picture is an example – materials will change)

December 1, 2016 (12:30 – 2:00pm)

Cost: $40.00 – includes all materials

Make a Sleigh Door HangerSleigh Door Hanger Class

(Learn to make a sleigh hanger from selected materials)

December 10, 2016 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

Cost: $75.00 – includes all materials

outdoorFront Entrance Class

(Fresh Outdoor Festive Pot or Hanging Basket)

** Feel free to bring your own Pot or Basket **

December 13, 2016 (6:30 – 8:00pm)

Cost: $10.00 class fee + materials selected

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centre-pieceFresh Center Piece Class

(Learn to make a Fresh Center Piece Arrangement)

December 17, 2016 (1:00 – 2:30pm)

Cost: $65.00 – includes all materials

grinchGrinch Tree Parent/Child Classes

(Learn to make a Fresh Grinch Tree. Product will be similar to picture, but not exactly as shown)

December 17, 2016 (3:00 – 4:30pm)

& December 19, 2016 (10:00 – 11:30am)

Cost: $40.00 per Parent/Child – includes all materials (one tree)

 

 

 

Year to year classes change and/or the dates change.