classes and events

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              Lavender Academy 2020

        tentative dates are April 11 and 12th 2020

Join us for a 2 day intensive workshop which covers Lavender 101 and Beyond. The first day will be informational, how to pick your varieties, grow, plant and harvest as well as learning how to prune and rejuvenate plants with hands on activities in the gardens. The second day will be value added with recipes and hands on classes including soap making, lotion bars bath bombs and lots more. 2 lunches, snacks and drinks are included. Registration is limited, so sign up early

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August 24th Distilling demo/workshop 1:00

 Turn plant material, in this class it will be Lavender, into Essential oil. We will start with dried lavender stems and buds and learn how Essential oil is made. The class will take place outside under our tent with our copper still, discussion about the components of distilling, hydrosol and oils, and what they are used for. You will have the opportunity to take home some hydrosol  to use at home.

$20.00 per person

Registration is required


Sept 7th Essential Oils 101 11:00

Learn how to use these amazing oils. This is not a sales pitch for any company , our focus is safety and usage of essential oils for health, cleaning and general enjoyment.

Always Safety first, being natural does not mean it is safe.

look below for a more advanced class. Essential Oils 102

Registration is required


Sept 14th Lavender/Fall Wreath class

using a grapevine wreath and dried flowers from the gardens learn how to make a beautiful wreath which will be perfect for your fall decor. $35.00 all materials included.

Registration is required.


Sept 21st. Monarch Tagging and Migration 2 sessions-11:00 and 1:00

 Join us for a program on the Monarch Migration and a trip to the butterfly house to catch, tag and release them as they start their journey to Mexico.

This year we will have two sessions to avoid overcrowding in the house. Choose your times and register ahead of time.  $10.00 per person*


Oct 12 th- Herbal Oils and Vinegar 1:00 pm

Using the bounty of our garden, and yours, learn how to create delicious, pretty and wonderful gifts from your harvest.

Feel free to bring what you have grown but we will provide everything you need for this fun and tasty class.

Registration is required    $15.00 all materials included


Oct .5th. Spa Day-  Don't you deserve to be pampered? Well, in this class you will learn how to make bath bombs, bath salts, skin softening salves and more.

Make for yourself, for Christmas gifts or even to sell. Space is limited so register early. class will be 1:00 until....

$30.00 all materials and recipes for you to take home are included.


December 7th Annual Open House and Christmas wreath class, see our full description below.

Our classes always sell out so be sure to register early for this one. Come make a decorator wreath we call the forever wreath.

You will make a live wreath which will slowly dry into a fabulous wreath which can stay out year round.

Learn how to work with Christmas greens, make a wreath or a swag, new this year.... learn to make a bow, without a bow maker! All materials including ribbon in included.

$40.00 per person, registration required.

To register for any of these classes click on our Products page and then click on NEW SHOP this will take you to our registration link.

If the date is more than 90 days out we can not take payment so send us an email and we will invoice you closer to time. 

Essential Oils 102

$ 15.00 USD

Sept 7th 1:00

Join us for an advanced version of Essential oils 101. Learn how to blend various Essential oils to make products you will use around the house, including cleaning products, oils or your health and so much more. Take home samples that you have made. Remember safety first when it comes to using Essential Oils. 

Herbal Oils and Vinegars

$ 15.00 USD

Oct 5th 1:00

Join us for a fun and tasty class where you will be making a variety of herbal oils and vinegar using both fresh and dried herbs. Why spend a fortune on these tasty additions to your cooking arsenal when you can create your own? A perfect way to preserve your summer bounty from the garden, use them all winter and make great Christmas gifts for next to nothing. 

Join us on the first Saturday in December, Dec 1st   for our Annual Open House.

We also hold our annual wreath class, scroll down to see pictures, that afternoon at 1:00 

 Hope you can join us this year.

This is not any normal wreath, we call it a forever wreath . Make it one year and then keep it forever.  Check out the pictures below which are from a previous class.

Take a LIVE balsam wreath and decorate it for Christmas and beyond. These wreaths will dry naturally and you will be able to use them for years, yes years. The Balsam will naturally turn a fabulous shade of brown, the needles will not shed and you will have a "decorator"wreath which will be the envy of your friends. Not your average christmas wreath!  $40.00 per person- all materials included.

I have one 27 years old, scroll down to see my wreath. If you have been to the farm it is on the door into our butterfly room. It began as a green fresh wreath and was decorated with cockscomb, hydrangea and pinecones. It took almost three months for it to darken but it now looks like a decorator wreath and is left out year round.

Why make a wreath that you will to throw away after the season? 

Registration is required, class is at 1:00 and the cost is $40.00 which includes all the materials and refreshments. This year you will actually learn how to MAKE the wreath or a swag and then decorate it. If you just want to come decorate one, come a bit later. We have wreaths ready to be decorated too.The class will be in conjunction with our Christmas Open House which will run from 10-5.

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