1011 N. Woodlawn, St. Louis, MO 63122-2803
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July 2017
FREE

Maintaining Perennials and Rejuvenating Your Summer Garden

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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We will teach you aggressive pruning techniques that will help you achieve strong, more compact plants and many more blooms in your garden. A very informative class for those willing to be truly daring! This class is FREE and no reservations are required. Download the class handout Perennial Pruning here.

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August 2017
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Hot Summer Survivors

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Discover the best, long blooming hybrid perennials, shrubs and grasses, along with the toughest wildflowers that laugh at heat and humidity and look good even in the hottest of summers. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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To Prune Or Not To Prune? And The Right Way To Do It

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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The timing of pruning can affect how much Hydrangeas and other shrubs bloom. Some shrubs flower on new wood, and some shrubs on old wood. At this session you will learn the correct timing and techniques to prune the various Hydrangea cultivars and other shrubs for maximum blooming. Rejuvenating tired old shrubs will also be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Sugar Creek Gardens’ Best Fall Gardening Tips

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Based on Karen's Garden Calendar, a compilation of proven gardening techniques by masterful gardener Karen Collins, you'll learn great tips for fall gardening. You'll discover which varieties are in flower along with the garden practices that will produce the longest-blooming, heaviest producing plants. Hear about the problems that may be lurking and the garden chores you can expect. Soil preparation, fertilizing, dead-heading and pruning, pest and disease control, propagation and other proven techniques will be discussed. This class is FREE…

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Sugar Creek Gardens’ Best Fall Gardening Tips

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Based on Karen's Garden Calendar, a compilation of proven gardening techniques by masterful gardener Karen Collins, you'll learn great tips for fall gardening. You'll discover which varieties are in flower along with the garden practices that will produce the longest-blooming, heaviest producing plants. Hear about the problems that may be lurking and the garden chores you can expect. Soil preparation, fertilizing, dead-heading and pruning, pest and disease control, propagation and other proven techniques will be discussed. This class is FREE…

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Naturally Beautiful Gardens With Missouri Native Plants

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this session you'll learn the Missouri native plants and techniques needed to create and maintain a lovely native plant garden. You'll hear about the the long blooming sun perennials, along with delightful shade plants to ensure successful low-maintenance landscapes. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Spread the Wealth, Propagating Perennials

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Wanting to expand your garden? We can help. We'll show you how to multiply your existing perennials into many more. This class takes you through the basics of plant division, stem cuttings, along with other techniques of perennial propagation.  This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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September 2017
FREE

Master the Basics, Proven Techniques for Successful Gardening

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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This class will walk you through the tried-and-true techniques needed to create a beautiful garden. You'll learn about soil preparation, selecting the right plant for the right place, fertilizing, and how available light and water affect your plants. You'll also learn how proper garden techniques greatly improve your plants' performance. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.  

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Master the Basics, Proven Techniques for Successful Gardening

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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This class will walk you through the tried-and-true techniques needed to create a beautiful garden. You'll learn about soil preparation, selecting the right plant for the right place, fertilizing, and how available light and water affect your plants. You'll also learn how proper garden techniques greatly improve your plants' performance. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.  

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Exquisite Autumn Containers

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Bring elegant beauty to your entrance ways and patios with artful plant arrangements. At this demonstration you'll see how outstanding plant combinations will enliven your containers and window boxes. Hear about the exciting variety of plants with brilliant color and exceptional form that will look great through autumn, along with the toughest plants that withstand the coldest days of winter. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Splashy Seasonal Containers

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Fall brings gorgeous autumn grasses, bright colorful leaves, and luscious flowers for dramatic floral designs. At this session we'll tell you everything you need to know to bring seasonal splash to your patio or porch containers. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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From Fall to Winter, Transitional Container Gardens

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this fun session you'll learn how to create containers that look fabulous in autumn and sparkle throughout winter. Discover how to use evergreen perennials and shrubs, along with seasonal decorations, to have your pots look gorgeous all the way till spring.   This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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October 2017
FREE

Transitional Holiday Containers, from Halloween to Winter Holidays

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this fun and inspiring class you'll discover how easy it is to create fantastic holiday containers that in a snap can transition from Halloween, to Thanksgiving, then into the winter holiday season. We'll demonstrate creative tips, ideas, and easy updates to keep your decor fresh, fun and merry.  This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this informative session you will learn useful tips and techniques that will benefit your plants come spring. You'll hear about the important timing for pruning roses, shrubs and perennials to keep them in maximum blooming form. Learn the varieties that should be cut back and covered, and the others that should be left alone. Mulching and composting, along with other garden care will be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

October 21 @ 10:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this informative session you will learn useful tips and techniques that will benefit your plants come spring. You'll hear about the important timing for pruning roses, shrubs and perennials to keep them in maximum blooming form. Learn the varieties that should be cut back and covered, and the others that should be left alone. Mulching and composting, along with other garden care will be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.  

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November 2017
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Holiday Plants, Growing Tips for Colorful Displays

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Call 314-965-3070 for reservations. Amaryllis, Christmas Cactus, Paperwhites and others create exquisite decorations that only live plants can. Discover the most beautiful holiday plants, with the best colors and forms. In this session you'll be inspired with fun and creative ways to use them in centerpieces and arrangements. You'll learn proven tips for growing, making flowers last, and propagation. This class is FREE, but reservations are required. 

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Holiday Decorations Using Natural Elements

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Call 314-965-3070 for reservations. Your yard is a treasure chest of holiday decorations just waiting for your artistic touch. Learn how to use the bounty of your yard, along with seasonal ornaments and evergreen plants to create exquisite containers and decorations that will look good through the holiday season and beyond. This class is FREE, but does require reservations.

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Natural Beauties, Using Nature’s Bounty for Holiday Decorations

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Call 314-965-3070 for reservations The most beautiful decorations of the season come from nature. Many can be found in your own back yard, just waiting for your artistic touch. At this demonstration you'll learn how to use seasonal ornaments, along with the bounty of your yard and holiday plants such as Amaryllis and Christmas Cactus, to create exquisite containers and decorations that will look good through the holiday season and beyond. This class is FREE, but does require reservations.

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Natural Beauties, Using Nature’s Bounty for Holiday Decorations

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Call 314-965-3070 for reservations The most beautiful decorations of the season come from nature. Many can be found in your own back yard, just waiting for your artistic touch. At this demonstration you'll learn how to use seasonal ornaments, along with the bounty of your yard and holiday plants such as Amaryllis and Christmas Cactus, to create exquisite containers and decorations that will look good through the holiday season and beyond. This class is FREE, but does require reservations.

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