Monticello, Indiana (PRWEB) May 31, 2014
For many years, Tuesday evening seminars at Norway Gardens have been popular among area residents. These Twilight Seminars, which take place at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday night in June, provide delightful entertainment while helping attendees get gardening ideas and techniques. Following each seminar is an hour-long shopping time, during which attendees enjoy 10% off all their purchases throughout the store. The first seminar, entitled "What's new in Trees, Shrubs, Plants, and Gardening for 2014, will take place Tuesday evening, June 3. During the presentation, Tom Herman and Mary Ann Novack, both Indiana Certified Horticulturists, will show many new varieties of plant material, explain their uniqueness, and guide the audience in the best uses for them.
The dates and topics of the three remaining seminars are as follows:
*June 10 -- "Selecting Plants for Your Cut Flower Garden." In this seminar, attendees will get ideas for planning and planting a garden from which they can create summer floral bouquets. Suitable annuals, perennials, and foliage plants will be discussed as well as tips for the creation of the garden. An added bonus will be a demonstration on cutting and processing the flowers and the creation of a lovely centerpiece, which will then be presented as a doorprize to a lucky attendee.
***June 17 -- "Perfectly Proper Pots of Perennials" -- Perennials are often forgotten when one plants pots for the summer. During this seminar, attendees will get great ideas on what perennials do well in pots as well as tips on which perennials grow well together. Included will be a demonstration on planting pots of perennials.
***June 24 -- "Creating Living Walls and Other Unique Planting Ideas plus Party Time." Planting a wall of flowers to decorate a porch or patio is all the rage this year. Techniques for planting a flower wall will be demonstrated during this seminar along with other great ideas for selecting unique containers to use for planting. Following this final seminar of the series will be "Party Time." During the shopping hour, refreshments will be offered to attendees.
Don't miss this great opportunity for fun and learning at Norway Gardens each Tuesday evening in June.There is no charge for attending and no need to sign up in advance. Simply arrive and enjoy the show. Who says learning how to be a successful gardener can't be fun?