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Best Perennials for Cut Flowers & Wildcrafting

We continue our Perennial & Pollinator celebration this month with Haley Martin, our Assistant Nursery Manager, who will be facilitating a workshop on Best Perennials for Cut Flowers & Wildcrafting. It's time to have fun with our backyard plants! We will discuss which perennials to grow to ensure the prettiest flower arrangements all season long.  Haley will share with us best practices for use of edible plants and flowers such as Bachelor's Button, Dianthus, Nasturtium, and Violets to name a few.  Sip some of Haley's special blend of wildcrafted tea while she shows us how to make our own teas from materials like Bee Balm and Rose Hips. You'll leave this seminar with great ideas about which perennials to plant now.


What is wildcrafting? Also known as foraging, wildcrafting simply means walking out into natural spaces and collecting useful plants for a variety of projects. Imagine if that natural space was your own garden. For this seminar, we will be primarily talking about plants that not only exhibit ornamental value but also edible and crafting value, beyond common fruits and vegetables. Learn about edible perennials that can be used to decorate a cake or about the best vines to make wreaths from. Let's create useful spaces out of our existing gardens.

All seminars to be held at B.B. Barns Garden Center unless otherwise noted.  Upon attendance to seminar, attendees will be given a store coupon in the amount of the seminar registration fee unless otherwise noted.  All purchases final; no calendar adjustments or refunds unless due to store cancellation.
Earlier Event: June 23
Beekeeping Basics
Later Event: September 15
CANCELED: Fall Container Change-Outs