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Tree Veneration: Personification of Bough & Limb

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Personification of Bough & Limb The next Tree Veneration art workshop that will be offered is Personification of Bough & Limb.  The class will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th in the Dogwood Center located at 2817 Boyds Bridge Pike. This workshop begins with an investigation into the anatomy of trees, drawing […]


Tree Veneration Series: Bark HeART

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Venerate:  to regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference Join us as we kick off the Tree Veneration art workshop series!  The first class Bark HeArt will be be held on Saturday, April 14th, 12:30-4:30 in our Historic Mule Barn. Local artist Gerry Moll will lead an investigation into the tradition of carving one’s […]


Barbarians at the Gate! Controlling Invasive Plants

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

East Tennessee is one of the most diverse areas in the world for native plants, but this welcoming environment can attract some not so well behaved plants too.  Join our Director of Horticulture Brian Campbell for this two hour class as he covers many of the invasive and aggressive plants that we commonly encounter, along […]


Grow Your Garden: Fall Edibles

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Join us for the conclusion of this year’s Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn how to save seeds for next year, propagate herbs from cuttings, and how to grow a fall veggie garden.  Workshop attendees will also take home heirloom vegetable seeds, rooted cuttings, and plant divisions. When: 9am – 11am Saturday, September 23 […]


Bee Educated: Beekeeping Essentials

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Do you find honey tasty? What about fruits and vegetables? If you enjoy a stroll through a lovely garden, and can appreciate fresh cuisine then this workshop pertains to you! The world would be an entirely different place without bees, and it is easy to take their hard work for granted. Come join Ashley Reeve […]


Gardening for Wildlife

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Have you ever considered how your garden and landscape could become healthy habitat for native wildlife, including pollinators and birds? Whether you are concerned with combatting habitat destruction, prefer the look of a more natural landscape, or just want the opportunity to see wildlife close up, this workshop is for you!  Join us for a […]


Flower Arranging Workshop

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Interested in learning how to make beautiful floral arrangements to beautify your home and share with your friends and family?  Participants will learn through a demonstration and a hands-on activity. Bring a lunch and join the Sevier Blumen team to learn the art of flower arrangement for this lunch-and-learn workshop. Sevier Blumen is small family […]


Natives in the Landscape

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

We love native plants!  From woodland spring ephemerals like Trillium and wood poppy, to the sunny summer blooms of wildflowers like coneflowers and bee balm, and all the fantastic grasses, trees and shrubs, native plants can make a beautiful, durable, and ecologically beneficial addition to the landscape. Interested in learning more about how to use native plants […]


Grow Your Garden: Summer Fruits and Veggies

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Join us as we kick off the Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing a fruits and vegetables this summer and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a summer edible garden.  In addition to general vegetable gardening, this workshop will also emphasize edible container gardening.  Pre-registered participants […]


Straw Bale Gardening Workshop

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow food on limited space without disturbing the landscape.  This is a popular gardening technique with folks who rent homes or who have limited mobility.  Join us the morning of Saturday, March 25 to learn how to start a straw bale garden at your home.  John Tullock […]


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