Home & Garden

GARDENING INDOORS FOR HAPPY HOUSEPLANTS
Many gardeners have great green thumbs when it comes to outdoor plants, but then have a difficult time with indoor plants.  Do you struggle keeping your indoor plants healthy?  Already a houseplant enthusiast?  Expand your knowledge and know how.  We will cover all sorts of houseplant situations and offer advice on how to keep your houseplants happy, what plants to choose (and what to avoid), where to place them, and how to maintain and overwinter indoor potted plants (and when and what to put outside in warmer weather).  From common varieties of houseplants to orchids, African violets, and more, we’ll tackle the different challenges of indoor gardening and learn how to  make your houseplants work for you!

Course # 5171 Monday NHS
6:30-8:30 PM Starts 10/15/18 1 Class
Nicole Christensen Fee $39
Master Gardener


FLOWERS 101 AND FLORAL DESIGN
Love flowers?  Love design?  Ever wanted to create your own arrangement?  Come join us for a two-hour course exploring various types of flowers, learning about which flowers are in season when, the floral industry as it is today, and the push for locally grown, community supported organic flowers.  The second half of the class will speak to principles of floral design and the overall creative expression that flower arranging brings.  As part of this interactive course, participants will get to design their own one of a kind arrangements or floral head dresses to take home at the end of class!  A materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor the first night of class.  No discounts apply.

Course # 5469 Thursday NHS
7:00-9:00 PM Starts 10/11/18 1 Class
Maria Koterska Fee $35


IT’S NOT OVER YET—FALL PLANTING!!!
In this class, we will plan a fall garden, discussing what to plant now to extend your growing season, with tips and tricks.  We will also talk about perennials, containers, adding fall color, and thinking spring with bulb planting tips.

Course # 5173 Monday NHS
6:30-8:30 pm Starts 9/24/18 1 Class
Nicole Christensen Fee $39
Master Gardener

SAVE THOUSANDS BY STAYING INDEPENDENT LONGER:  MASTER PLANNING FOR AGING IN PLACE

Most people approaching retirement years say they prefer to continue living at home, but few have taken steps to make it possible.  At 70K per year for Assisted Living, staying put for just two years longer will offset costs for most key improvements.  Home Design Transformation authority and Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Colin Healy, will show you ways to reinvent your home to fit your changing needs and evolving passions in the home community you love.  You will learn:  how to keep the money in the family instead of paying for Assisted Living too early, strategies to pay for needed improvements to stay independent longer and what kind of team will it take to make it all work.  Whether caring for loved ones or planning for yourself, you will get the insights you need to create luxurious retirement living that is safe for you and your visitors (without looking like a hospital ward).  Presentation and discussion with free resources.

Course # 5111 Monday NHS
6:30-8:30 PM Starts 10/22/18 1 Class
Colin Healy Fee $39
Colin Healy Design LLC


A FOOL-PROOF ORGANIZING PROCESS TO ELIMINATE CLUTTER

Are you overwhelmed by clutter, but unsure how to organize it?  Have you made past attempts to declutter and get organized only to be disappointed?  In this class, you will learn how to get organized and clear clutter.  More than just information, you will put into action the best organizing solution.  Organizing is a skill that can be learned and this class is the first step.  Please bring a purse/handbag, backpack to class (do NOT pre-organize).  You can also email questions you would like to discuss ahead of time through her website, innerspacebykaren.com.

Course # 6343 Wednesday NHS
7:30-9:00 pm Starts 12/5/18 1 Class
Karen Pierce Fee $49



FALL GARDEN TIPS FOR SPRING GARDEN SANITY
We will discuss how to put your garden and flower beds “to bed” for the end of the season, how to properly store tools and other garden items, and how and what to sanitize.  Avoid many preventable garden and yard issues, including diseases and other pests throughout the year by doing a few simple things before cold weather sets in.  Led by an Organic Lifestyle Blogger and Advanced Master Gardener, you will walk away with some great tips.  

Course # 5172 Monday NHS
6:30-8:30 PM Starts 10/1/18 1 Class
Nicole Christensen Fee $39
Master Gardener