The retail store is open Tuesday through Saturday 9-5 and on Sunday
Sunday, October 7, 2018. 2:00pm, Fall Gardening – Why ?, What?, and When? – Jason Powell
Jason will discuss his favorite perennials for fall bloom and planting. Learn why fall is a great season to plant.
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2:00pm, Oriental Persimmon and Citrus Walking Tour - Dr. Arlie Powell
Join us as Dr. Arlie Powell discusses the care and maintenance of Oriental Persimmons and Citrus Plants. Take a tour through the orchard to see the varieties of persimmons. Tour the orangery to experience all the citrus varieties
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 2:00-4:00pm Repotting Orchids – Shelley Powell
Bring your orchids that need new life to Shelley and she will help you repot them so they will perk up and give you long lasting beauty.
Friday, November 9, 2018,10:30 - 12:30, Herb Cooking Class, Linda Franzo
Fee- $25 Advanced registration and payment required.
Br-r-read …& Soups! We have the first fall chill in the air, but we’ll stay warm making hot fresh breads and a variety of seasonal soups. Linda will demonstrate focaccia, a boule’ & a 3 ingredient beer bread. Sip soups and slather herbal butter on your bread. Please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069 to make reservations for this event.
Linda is the owner and operator of Passionate Platter Herb Kitchen Gardens
in Slidell, LA where she hosts cooking and gardening classes.
Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18, 2018, Petals Christmas Open House
Saturday 9:00 – 5:00 Sunday – 1:00 – 5:00
Join us as we begin the celebration of the holiday season. There will be food, music by JQ’s One Man Band, and special sale prices. It is our way of saying “Thanks for shopping with us this past year.”
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 1:00pm -Herbs for the Holidays: Goodies & Gifts- Debbie Boutelier
Even though the gardening season is slowing down, herbs have been an integral part of the winter holiday season for over 2,000 years. This is a wonderful time to share homemade gifts and goodies made with the bounty of your herb garden. Join us as we learn to make a wide variety of giftables. Yummy holiday edibles, luscious spa items and easy to make gift items - there is something for everyone on your gift list. So good, you may want to keep some for yourself!!!! Included in the cost of the class are a booklet with recipes and directions and tastings of herbal holiday treats. You will leave inspired to start the holiday season! Class will last approximately 2 hours. Advance registration and payment required. Fee: $25. Please call the retail shop to make reservations for this program. 205-646-0069.
Saturday, January 19. 2019Small Fruits in the Home Garden – Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of fruit plants such as blackberries, blueberries, and muscadines. Whether you are a beginner or experienced gardener, you will gain valuable knowledge to help you plan or add to your home garden.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you would like to order a lunch please call the retail shop 205-646-0069 by Thursday, January 17, to place your order.
12:30 – Walking tour of Petals small fruit gardens – overview of pruning and training techniques.
Saturday,February 16, 2019, Tree Fruits in the Home Garden- Dr. Arlie Powell
10:30 – 12:00 – Dr. Powell will discuss variety selection, care and maintenance of tree fruits such as apples, pears, figs, oriental persimmons, peaches and nectarines. Whether you are a beginner or experienced gardener, you will gain valuable knowledge for establishing or maintaining your tree fruit garden.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop, 205-646-0069, by Thursday, February 14, to place your order.
12:30- Walking tour of Petals tree fruit gardens – pruning clinic
Saturday, February 23, 2019, Antiques Roses in the Garden – Jason Powell
10:30 – 12:00 Jason will discuss all classes of antique and old garden roses and their care and maintenance.
12:00 – Lunch $12 (optional) advanced registration and payment required. You may bring your own lunch or purchase one from us. If you wish to order a lunch please call the retail shop, 205-646-0069, by Thursday, February 21, to place your order.
12:30 – Join Jason in the gardens to learn proper rose pruning techniques of climbing and shrub roses.