Class Archive 2013

Orchid Workshop


January 19, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

If you have ever had questions that need answering about growing happy and healthy orchid plants, this workshop is for you. Learn about the watering, feeding, temperature, and light requirements to grow a stunning orchid plant. Feel free to bring in one orchid plant for a hands-on experience in repotting your specimen. 
Cost is $25 for members; $35 for non-members

Bulb Forcing Workshop

February 23, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

Who wouldn't love to brighten winter with the first blooms of spring? Learn to fool Mother Nature by forcing bulbs indoors. Pot up tulips, daffodils, crocus, and more to take home. Bulbs, containers, and potting soil will be provided. Please bring garden/rubber gloves. Workshop is limited to 15 participants.
Cost is $30 for members; $40 for non-members

 

Garden Design Seminar

April 6, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

This is the perfect seminar to attend to learn the many elements involved in creating a unique garden design for your yard. Everyone has their own special needs for their own setting, this seminar will give you great tips to assist you in obtaining the design you are looking for in your own personal garden.
Cost is $5 for members; $10 for non-members    ****Cancelled****

 
Mini-Garden Workshop

April 13th, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

Learn about the techniques of creating a miniature garden for your enjoyment. Maybe a small fairy garden is of interest to you. Come to this workshop and find out all of the wonderful elements to create a miniature garden of your own. Workshop is limited to 12 participants.
Cost is $30 for members; $40 for non-members
**Please note that this class date was changed from March 23th**

 

Hardy Roses for our Northern Climate

April 23, 2013
7:00 p.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

Learn about the many different rose varieties that are hardy for our northern climate. Joe Bergeson operates Bergeson Nursery in Fertile MN where winters can be quite harsh. If you are a lover of roses, this seminar will be just the class for you to learn about the choices to add to your own garden for lasting beauty year after year.
Cost is $5 for members; $10 for non-members

 

Garden in a Glove with Kids

April 25, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NPBGS Greenhouse
1201 28th Ave No
Fargo ND 58102

Cost is FREE

 

Concrete Birdbath & Stepping Stones Workshop

June 8, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
NPBGS Greenhouse
1201 28th Ave No
Fargo ND 58102

Construct birdbaths and stepping stones from concrete for something exciting to add to your garden setting. Birdbaths will be made using bowl imprints of rhubarb and/or hosta leaves. Leaves will be available at the workshop or bring your own for a personal touch. Fees include all materials. Please bring rubber/latex gloves to protect your hands. Workshop is limited to 15 participants.
Cost is $25 for members; $35 for non-members
****THIS CLASS IS FULL; YOUR NAME WILL BE PLACE ON A WAITING LIST IN CASE OF A CANCELLATION****  

 

 

Watercolors in the Garden

July 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
NPBGS Greenhouse and Gardens
1201 28th Ave N
Fargo ND 58102

Come capture the beauty of nature in the summer garden as you paint colorful butterflies or blooming flowers with watercolor artist Sandra Miles! This beginners watercolor workshop will be for adults and children of 8 years of age and older. All painting supplies will be provided for your artistic adventure. Registrations must be received for this workshop no later than July 11th for the appropriate supplies.
Cost is $20 for members; $30 for non-members

 

 

Birds, Butterflies, Beetles, and Bugs

July 25, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NPBGS Greenhouse and Gardens
1201 28th Ave No
Fargo ND 58102

Children will enjoy an outdoor scavenger hunt as everyone learns more about these essential creatures and what attracts them to our gardens. Kids should have an adult chaperone to assist in the understanding of these elements in nature. Make it a family outing for learning!
Cost is FREE

 

 

Laughter in the Garden

August 20, 2013
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
NPBGS Gardens
1201 28th Ave No
Fargo ND 58102

Discover the health benefits of Laughter Yoga! Explore a brief history of Laughter Yoga, laughter activites, and laughter meditation without jokes, humor, or comedy! This will prove to be a fun evening in the gardens.
Cost is Free

 

 

Herb Harvest Workshop

August 24, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
NPBGS Greenhouse
1201 28th Ave No
Fargo ND 58102

Participants will learn to harvest and have fun preserving and taste testing herbs! We will explore methods for drying and freezing herbs as well as make herb vinegar, pesto and herb butter that each participant will take home. All supplies are included. Workshop is limited to 15 participants per session.
Cost is $35 for members; $45 for non-members

 

 

Natural Dye Workshop

October 5, 2013
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

Using plant dyes, participants will dye and over-dye yarns to create 1-oz skeins of red, yellow, blue, orange, green, and purple yarn to take home. Learn about dyeing and growing dyestuffs in your garden. Yarn and dyes will be provided. Please wear old clothes! Workshop is limited to 10 participants, so please register early.
Cost is $25 for members; $35 for non-members

 

Holiday Greenery Workshop

November 16, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
NRI Atrium
700 1st Ave So
Fargo ND 58103

Get decorated for the holidays! Create a fresh spruce top container for your outdoor holiday decor. Spruce tops, greenery boughs, basic container pots, cones, ribbons and wire will be provided. Please bring pruning sheers if you have them and extra boughs, embellishments or special containers if desired for a personal flair. Workshop is limited to 12 participants.
Cost is $35 for members; $45 for non-members
Register for this Class

 

 

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