Wines for the Holidays
Dec
8
5:00 pm17:00

Wines for the Holidays

Join our resident wine geek Paul James for his take on which wines are best for the holidays -- from Hanukkah to Christmas to New Year’s Eve. Wine samplings and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Please add name of each attendee per ticket.


Great Gardener Family Day
Dec
4
12:00 pm12:00

Great Gardener Family Day

Bring the entire family to Southwood and get in the holiday spirit. We’ll have activities for the kids, Poinsettia painting for young and old alike, and a seminar titled “Poinsettia Pointers” aimed at keeping your “Points” healthy and happy through the holidays and beyond. And, none other than Santa Claus himself will be on hand from 1:00 to 3:00!

 

Holiday Centerpieces
Dec
3
10:00 am10:00

Holiday Centerpieces

Create a beautiful holiday centerpiece with Designer Susan Brammeier, and enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere of Southwood. Registration is required, and limited to 25 guests. Cost is $39.99 and includes all materials.

Spirits of Adventure
Nov
17
5:00 pm17:00

Spirits of Adventure

You may not be surprised to learn that Paul James loves spirits, and the ones he loves the most are bourbon and rye. Join Paul as he explains the differences between the two, offers buying tips, and presents samples of more than a few of his favorites, served neat, on the rocks, and with a splash.

The cost of this event is $10. Registration is required, and limited to 25 guests. Light refreshments (properly paired) will be served.

 

 The Amazing World of Succulents
Nov
12
10:00 am10:00

The Amazing World of Succulents

Succulents are hottest group of plants around these days, and with good reason: They’re easy to care for, incredibly diverse, and just plain cool. Join us for an in-depth but informal look at the amazing world of succulents, and see what all the buzz is about. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.

Holiday Preview Party
Nov
10
5:00 pm17:00

Holiday Preview Party

Join us for this year’s Holiday Preview Party and get a sneak peek at our new holiday merchandise, including gorgeous home decor and accessories and unique gift items you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, get special discounts on all holiday merchandise and enjoy wine and light hors d'oeuvres as you shop, and groove to the sounds of renowned guitarist Mark Bruner. Oh, and one more thing: Expect a few surprises!

 

Getting Houseplants Through the Winter
Nov
5
10:00 am10:00

Getting Houseplants Through the Winter

More houseplants croak during the winter months than any other season. But there are all kinds of ways to ensure their survival, and most involve things you shouldn’t rather than should do

John Points Pumpkin Carving Class
Oct
23
1:00 pm13:00

John Points Pumpkin Carving Class

He’s back! This is one of our most talked-about events, and with good reason. John is a superb pumpkin carver, and a great teacher as well. All materials are provided, but class size is limited to 30. Cost is $15. Registration required.

 

Compost is King!
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Compost is King!

Compost can be store-bought or homemade. Either way, it’s the stuff great gardens are made of. 

Trees Worth Barking About!
Oct
15
10:00 am10:00

Trees Worth Barking About!

Picking the perfect tree for your property requires careful consideration. Our own Paul James, The Gardener Guy, will present his favorite trees for Tulsa and the surrounding areas, including both deciduous and evergreen varieties.  

Going Organic!
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Going Organic!

Paul James, The Gardener Guy, has been gardening organically since 1979. Join him as he explains why he chooses to forgo the use of synthetic chemicals -- in the lawn, in flower gardens, and especially in vegetable gardens -- and how easy it is for anyone to make the switch. This event is free (although the information presented will be priceless). Registration is required.

Southwood Planting Bar
Sep
29
Oct 27

Southwood Planting Bar

Back by popular demand, we’ve scheduled five Planting Bar classes this fall (and we may add even more), all on Thursday nights from 5 to 7. You just bring your own pot – or buy one when you arrive – and we’ll guide you through the planting process. You pay only for the plants you use. Registration is required. Class size is limited to 25, and they tend to sell out fast, so register early. Refreshments will be served. 

Bulbs- The Best Bang for Your Buck!
Sep
24
10:00 am10:00

Bulbs- The Best Bang for Your Buck!

Piet Stuifbergen, founder and president of Stuifbergen Bloembollen Export, Southwood’s exclusive bulb supplier, will share his decades of knowledge about how to select, plant, and care for spring-flowering bulbs. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of the world’s leading bulb experts, and be the first to get your hands on this year’s newest introductions.

Crape Myrtle Madness
Sep
10
9:00 am09:00

Crape Myrtle Madness

Crape Myrtles truly are the trademark tree of Tulsa, and we think the varieties of leaf and flower colors, plus the amazing range of sizes available, is cause for celebration. So join us for our first-ever Crape Myrtle Madness event, at which we’ll celebrate the many virtues of these beautiful -- and tough as nails -- landscape plants.

Pesky Plant Pests
Jun
23
6:00 pm18:00

Pesky Plant Pests

Battling bugs and critters in the garden can be challenging, not to mention downright frustrating. Join Paul James, the Gardener Guy, as he shows you how to deal with pesky plant pests using products that are environmentally friendly and approved for use by organic gardeners

Landscape Design Basics
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Landscape Design Basics

Southwood Landscape Designers Steve Welch and Tena Houghton present the basics of landscape design with one goal in mind: To enhance the quality of life for the homeowner.

What’s New? with Paul James and Friends
Feb
27
10:00 am10:00

What’s New? with Paul James and Friends

See what’s new in the world of gardening, including the latest introductions of annuals and perennials, trees and shrubs, vegetables, supplies and more. If you like being on the cutting edge of gardening, this free seminar is for you. Free class. Registration required.

 

Pruning Pointers
Feb
13
10:00 am10:00

Pruning Pointers

To prune or not to prune? That’s the first question Paul will answer as he attempts to demystify a subject that many gardeners find confusing, if not downright frightening. He’ll then discuss pruning times, tools, and techniques, and why he thinks most folks actually prune more than they should. Class if free, but registration is required.