A Day Spent in the Garden Is a Day Well Spent

Perfect Your Gardening Skills



fter a long week in the office, it is nice to go outside and get creative with your garden. Gardening is a great way to relieve stress, get us to use our brains differently and reenergize us by being around growing greenery. Roger’s Gardens is another great reason to get you in your garden and improve your gardening skills. The gorgeous grounds has weekly events that help you learn more about gardening and how to better your green thumb.


Roger’s Gardens offers multiple classes and seminars to help you learn more about gardening. These classes are an excellent way to get out and learn about how to grow a healthy garden. These are some of Roger’s Gardens events that you won’t want to miss.

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Geode Terrarium Workshop

Create your very own geode terrarium at Roger’s Gardens with Chris Patterson and Susan Watts. They will help direct you construct a terrarium that will look perfect in your home with step-by-step instruction.  The workshop is Wednesday, September 13th from 6 pm to 7 pm, sign up as soon as possible to get a seat in the class. The gardening workshop will include all of the supplies to create the perfect terrarium. A terrarium is a glass jar or container that has a layer of small rocks and soil that plants grow. The open glass holder is ideal for small succulents or colorful geode rocks that can be seen from all angles. This class will be a fun way to try something new while still looking beautiful in your home.

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An Edible Garden

The event on Saturday, October 7th from 9 am to 10 am is all about creating the perfect garden with all edible ingredients. The free class taught by David Rizzo, a horticulturist and vegetable expert, can give you the best insight for your garden. This is a great chance to learn all about growing the best herbs and vegetables for your garden. The raised bed gardening technique will elevate your vegetable growing to its fullest potential. Having an edible garden is important because it is good for the Earth, also it is a sustainable option that will be healthy for your family as well.

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Succulent Pumpkin Workshop

Fall time means pumpkins and what better way to incorporate this fall must have with succulents. The class at Roger’s Gardens Saturday, October 14th from 10 am to 11 am or 3 pm to 4 pm will be an excellent way to spend your Saturday in the garden creating a gorgeous succulent pumpkin centerpiece. Onita Castillo, an Original Designs team leader, will help you get creative with how you put your centerpiece together. This class is a great way to use your hands in the garden and incorporate succulents in a new way. The Pumpkins will last for a long time as your centerpiece as well so this will be perfect for a fun Halloween party.

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California Native Garden

Living in coastal California, it is hard to know what are the best plants for your garden. James Maxwell, a horticulturist expert, will explain the best possible plants for your California yard. The event will take place Saturday, October 28th from 9 am to 10 am, so you can spend your morning learning all about the best ways to assemble native plants in your yard. This gardening class is perfect for you to understand what California native plants that will work best for your garden. James will also provide information on what other plants will pair with the California native plants, and how to best design your garden with these plants.


Roger’s Gardens is a perfect place to spend your time learning more about gardening and different plants. These great classes and workshops will give you a chance to learn and use your hands in the garden.






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