Workshops at the Nursery

Join us around the Potting Table  and have fun with plants!

Spring Workshops are taught:   April 5th -  June 30th  2023 

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30am or 3:30pm 

(with some exceptions for other events happening: 4/17-4/24, 5/8-5/15, 6/7-6/12 we will not have workshop these dates)

Workshops fill up quickly so please call us soon to schedule

All workshops takes place at our outdoor potting table, weather permitting.  Our nursery is located at:

Avantgarden Nursery & Gifts
1085 High Street, Auburn, California, 95603
Phone:  530-888-1510
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  • All workshops are private; you and your friends only.  Minimum 3 people and maximum is 6 people.  
  • We teach one topic at a time; choose from available options listed below.  These topics change seasonally or by availability of plants/supplies.
  • To reserve a date/time- $50 deposit required.  Please call us to discuss a date and time and to make your deposit.  530-888-1510
  • Your deposit is fully refundable if canceled with 48hrs notice.

#1)  Fairy Garden Bowl-  $65 Per Person

Includes:  1.5hr of instruction, 2 kits to choose from, bowl, soil, plants, rocks etc.  Learn how to make a beautiful fairy garden landscape:  pathways, water features, fencing and planting.  We show you how to construct a solid infrastructure that will last.  You bring the creativity!  10.5" Finished Bowl


#2) 14" Succulent Wreath- $75 Per Person

Includes: 1.5hr of instructions, 14" willow branch wreath frame, ample amount of fresh succulent cuttings, dried seasonal leaves/flowers and much more.  Learn how to create a living wreath by using moss as your base and designing an arrangement that will live on the moss bed with very little maintenance.  Living wreaths, when cared for correctly, can last several months.  The succulents will root into the moss and continue to grow.  We will show you how to maintain your wreath and also how to plant the cuttings and reuse your frame for next season.


#3) Succulent Pot Up Bowl  $65 per person

Includes:  1.5 hr. of instructions, terracotta bowl and ample supplies of succulents, soil and rocks.  Learn how to design a succulent arrangement that looks like a professional created it.  We will teach you our techniques on choosing the succulents that go best together, have similar water/sunlight needs, and will grow together in harmony.  The information you learn at this class can go a long way in helping you create more succulent gardens at home.  We will help you keep your arrangement looking great by scheduling a follow-up appointment with you as needed, just let us know!  10.5" Finished Bowl