We want to make sure everyone is able to create with us. We have had an overwhelming response to this year’s seasonal workshops and as a result you will need to contact the Garden Centre to check availability.

Please select your workshops from the listing below then contact the Garden Centre at 519 824 4998 to register.

We look forward to seeing you soon

Best Vegetable Garden Ever: Part 1
A family friendly workshop

Saturday March 9 2019 @ 10am

Start your vegetable garden from seed

No gardening experience necessary. We will walk you through the process of planning your garden, and starting your seeds off the right way. Participants will learn how to make the most of the growing capacity of their yard, and then choose five different vegetable seeds for their garden, and plant the seeds.

This is part 1 of a two part workshop. Best Vegetable Garden Ever Part 2 on April 20 will help participants plan their garden and get their seedlings into nutrient rich soil for growing health.

Cost: $60 per person: included 5 seed packets of your choice (from select group of seeds), seed starting supplies and guide book and parts one and two of this workshop.

To register call Royal City Nursery at 519 – 824 – 4998

Hydroponic Growing For Beginners

Saturday March 9 2019 @ 1 pm

What is hydroponic farming anyways?
“Hydroponics is a method of growing plants indoors, using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil…”
If you’d like to know how to build your own hydroponic garden and get started with indoor growing then this workshop is the place to start! You will discover how Hydroponics work and how to get started with in your own home right now! A hydroponics guide for beginners because we want you to be able to grow plants indoors, and achieve the best possible results.
Cost: Free

Gardening In Small Spaces

Saturday, March 30 2019 @ 10 am

For those who have a limited amount of growing space such as a balcony, Townhouse or Condo patio. Landscape design experts will walk you through the ins and outs of gardening in limited space. You will learn to choose the right plants; the right soil and, the right containers plus different approaches to use when you love gardening but have constrained space to garden in.
Cost $10 per person (receive a $10 gift card on arrival

Best Vegetable Garden Ever Part 2

Saturday, April 13 2019 @ 10am

Moving your healthy seedlings to the garden.
Part two of the two part workshop. Participants will learn the art of nurturing their seedlings and the best practices for getting them into the garden, natural pest control and fertilizing for success. These gardening basics can give you confidence to branch out and start making your outdoor living spaces something to talk about.

You must be registered for Part 1 of this workshop to attend this session. For registration details see Best Vegetable Garden Ever Part 1 on March 9.

Mason Bees

May 4 2019 @ 10:00 am

Mason Bees are the Best Pollinators EVER but you probably have never heard their name. Learn about these gentle, solitary, earliest Spring pollinator. Why Mason Bees are the best pollinators in the garden. Participants will learn how to release Mason Bees into their outdoor space, how to house them and why they are crucial to a healthy bio-diverse landscape.
You will be able to purchase Mason Bees following the workshop
Cost: Free

Summer Sizzzlers Planter

May 22nd at 6:30 pm and May 23rd at 11:00am

Make a statement this season with vibrant, well-designed planters at your front door or on your deck or patio. Our expert designer will help you create a planter which will bloom all season long. Cost includes a base container and all plant materials. Additional plant material may be purchased on site.
Cost: 65$ per person

Herb-a-licious planter

June 1st at 11:00 am

There is nothing like the taste of a favourite dish infused with the flavours of fresh herbs. This workshop will help you up your game in the kitchen. Choose the herbs you love and create your own herb garden as you learn the best ways to keep your herbs healthy and productive. Cost includes the liner and your choice of herbs.
Cost $55 per person