Classes, Tours & Virtual Plant Clinic

Events In Person and Online

Check our schedule below for a variety of offerings at each store. More events will be added to the schedule on a regular basis.

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Outdoor Containers with Fresh Greens

Thursday, December 1, 12 pm
Zoom Webinar
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Join Peg as she covers the methods and techniques you can use to create beautiful fresh greens container to decorate your front door, deck or patio. She will cover the design process as well as the tools and products you can use to ensure that your container thrives through the holiday season and beyond. 

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Fresh Greens, Holiday Centerpiece, Gold and White, Decor

Fresh Greens Centerpieces

Saturday, December 3, 2 pm
In Person at Fair Oaks
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

In this class, Peg will demonstrate how to create beautiful centerpieces for your holiday table with fresh greens, berries and branches. Learn her secrets, tips and techniques for creating a variety of long-lasting, show stopping designs. Peg will discuss how to keep your centerpieces healthy through Christmas and beyond.

Space for this class is limited and registration is required. We are not able to guarantee seats to walk-ins the day of the event. 

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Christmas Cactus, greenhouse

Caring for Christmas Houseplants

Tuesday, December 6, 12 pm
Zoom Webinar
Gretchen Mason, Tropical Greenhouse Plant Specialist

Gretchen Mason joins us to discuss care for some of the most popular holiday houseplants, including Christmas Cactus, Cyclamen and Norfolk Island Pine. She will cover tips for watering, lighting fertilization and other care needs for each plant.

Gretchen Mason is the personality behind the popular houseplant-focused Instagram account @greenhousegirl94 as well as a friend and former team member of Merrifield Garden Center.

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Decorating with Fresh Greens

Thursday, December 8, 12 pm
Zoom Webinar
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Peg shares her favorite ways to use fresh greens in the home during the holiday season. Get her tips for creating beautiful displays with greens, branches, berries and more a well as her methods for keeping them healthy through the entire holiday season.

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Fresh Greens Preparation, Holiday Shop

Centerpiece, Container and Wreath Making Demonstration

Friday, December 9, 11 am
In Person at Merrifield
Caitlin Akkerhuis, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist
Steve Gable, Merrifield Plant Specialist
Melissa Kelley, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Our Merrifield fresh greens team takes you “behind the scenes” to demonstrate our methods for creating centerpieces, wreaths and outdoor containers during the Christmas season. Learn methods you can use to create your own centerpieces and arrangements, the best types of greens and materials to use, and get a peak into our wreath tent where we make the beautiful pieces you can find in our store. 

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Outdoor Containers with Fresh Greens

Saturday, December 10, 10 am
In Person at Fair Oaks
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Join Peg as she covers the methods and techniques you can use to create beautiful fresh greens container to decorate your front door, deck or patio. She will cover the design process as well as the tools and products you can use to ensure that your container thrives through the holiday season and beyond. 

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Wreath Workshop

Tuesday, December 13, 10:00 am
In Person at Fair Oaks
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist
Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Louis and Peg are teaming up to offer a new workshop! Join us in the fresh greens house at our Fair Oaks store to create your own door-sized wreath with fresh greens. Louis and Peg will discuss the principles of design and show you how to create a wreath by wiring fresh greens to a wreath form.

The ticket price for this class includes all materials needed to make your wreath. Space for this class is very limited, and tickets are required.

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Wreath Workshop

Tuesday, December 13, 2:00 pm
In Person at Fair Oaks
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist
Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Louis and Peg are teaming up to offer a new workshop! Join us in the fresh greens house at our Fair Oaks store to create your own door-sized wreath with fresh greens. Louis and Peg will discuss the principles of design and show you how to create a wreath by wiring fresh greens to a wreath form.

The ticket price for this class includes all materials needed to make your wreath. Space for this class is very limited, and tickets are required.

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Wreath Workshop

Saturday, December 17, 3:00 pm
In Person at Fair Oaks
Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist
Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Louis and Peg are teaming up to offer a new workshop! Join us in the fresh greens house at our Fair Oaks store to create your own door-sized wreath with fresh greens. Louis and Peg will discuss the principles of design and show you how to create a wreath by wiring fresh greens to a wreath form.

The ticket price for this class includes all materials needed to make your wreath. Space for this class is very limited, and tickets are required.

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