Events

Save the date for these Spring Hill Garden Center Events.

Pre-registration is required for all classes

Times of specific activities TBD unless specified

Spring Fling Open House – Saturday, April 28, 2018 9AM-3PM

10AM-12PM BOOK SIGNING
With Jana Milbocker, author of The Garden Tourist.

 

The Garden Tourist previews 120 destination gardens, historical estates and nurseries throughout New England. Jana is an avid gardener, plant collector, garden designer and lecturer. Owner of Enchanted Gardens. Books can be purchased at the event. Follow the author’s blog at www.EnchantedGardensDesign.com.

Book Signing - Author 
Garden Tourist

SEMINARS

Kids/Pets Safe Gardening, with Charlie from Espoma Company
Perennial Basics, with Karen from Van Berkem Nurseries – includes guided walk through perennial dept.
Annuals Seminar – Learn about the new annuals for 2018 and the art of putting a container together, with Pleasant View Gardens, Proven Winner Supplier
Backyard Composting 101, with Andrew from Black Earth Compost Companies
(Times: TBD)

GET GROWING ACTIVITIES (ongoing throughout the event)

Free Soil Testing

Carolyn’s Farm Kitchen – Culinary ideas for using and preserving your garden herbs. Visit her at www.carolynsfarmkitchen.com.

Garden Tool/Knife Sharpening, with On the Edge – Can drop off ahead of time if needed

SPRING HILL SPROUTS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Earth Day Themed Activities/Story

10AM Heart-Shaped Seed Bombs Activity (Registration $10)
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than tossing around some heart-shaped seed bombs? Show the Earth some love!

Heart Shaped Seed Bombs

1:00PM Recycled Tin Can Planter Craft (Registration $8)

recycled tin can craft

Story for each activity: Emeraldalicious by Victoria Kann – Hear how Pinkalicious discovers her favorite park has become filled with trash, and how she turns it into an “Emeraldalicious” place!

Emeraldalicious

11AM Pumpernickel Puppets – captivating puppet show featuring colorful adaptations of classic tale of Peter Rabbit http://www.pumpernickelpuppets.com

 

kids
puppets

10AM-2PM Pony Rides (minimal charge)
pony rides

Mother’s Day Sprouts Activity– May 5, 2018

10:00AM Make a Colorful Mother’s Day Mason Jar Vase (Registration $10)
Make Mom a colorful vase out of a mason jar, adding your hand-print, and turn a pen into a flower.
colorful vase craft

Mother’s Day – Saturday, May 12, 2018

Special Handouts for all the Moms
Enjoy Lemonade and Cookies

SPRING HILL SPROUTS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Flower Bookmark Craft (Materials $2)
Make a beautiful flower bookmark for Mom (throughout the day)

Adult Workshop – May 15, 2018

6:30PM Carolyn’s Farm Kitchen (SOLD OUT)
Learn about preserving your garden herbs, with sampling. Take a jar of rosemary-flavored sea salt home with you. Visit her at www.carolynsfarmkitchen.com

Fairy Garden Activity – June 2, 2018

10:00AM Make a Magical Fairy Garden (Registration $25)
Come dressed as a fairy. Activity includes craft, storytime, fairy dust, and a snack.
fairy garden

Adult Workshop – June 5, 2018

6:30PM Create A Container (Registration $5, plus Plant Materials)
Bring your own creative container to plant up or purchase one from us.container-garden

Father’s Day Sprouts Activity– Saturday, June 16, 2018

10:00AM Hooked on Daddy Handprint Card (Registration $5)

Adult Workshop – June 22, 2018

6:00PM Make a Succulent Wreath (Registration $49)

Adult Workshop – July 14, 2018

10:00AM Summer Healthy-Plants Seminars
Your plants will thank you for attending this FREE healthy-plants seminar. Learn from an expert how to keep your plants healthy and pest-free all summer long. Our rep from Bonide, a leader in lawn and garden pest control, will be there to answer all your questions and address your toughest problems.

Fall Festival – September 15, 2018 9AM-3PM

SEMINARS (TBD)

McDonny’s Traveling Farm 11AM – 2PM

Check out McDonny’s Farm website here!

SPRING HILL SPROUTS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Games
Hay Bale Maze
Scavenger Hunt
Pony Rides (TBD)

fall festival kids hay bowling
fall scarecrow

Sprouts Activity – Make a Scarecrow Magnet out of popsicle sticks

Scarecrow magnet

Build A Scarecrow Activity – September 12-October 21, 2018

(on-going, self-guided activity)
Build your own scarecrow and leave the mess to us. $17 and up.

Topsfield Fair – September 28-October 8, 2018

Visit Rogers Spring Hill at the Topsfield Fair. We have exhibits in the Flower Building and the Cow Barn.

Thanksgiving Fun – November 3, 2018

SPRING HILL SPROUTS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

10AM Make A Colorful Turkey Paper Plate  $6.00

Turkey

Holiday Workshops- TBD

holiday crafting table
holiday crafters

Holiday Open House – November 24, 2018 9AM-3PM

Cocoa with Santa

fall family
holiday wreath and a shop

 
santa with a boy


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