Herbs - Gateway to Gardening
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

Herbs - Gateway to Gardening

Herbs are among the easiest plants to grow, which makes them the ideal introductory plants for folks who don’t fancy themselves gardeners. And if you use herbs in the kitchen, you can save a lot of money growing your own rather than buying them in plastic clamshells at the store. Paul James, The Gardener Guy, will explain everything you need to know to become a successful herb gardener, whether you prefer to grow them in the ground or in containers.

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Succulent Planter
Feb
24
10:30 AM10:30

Succulent Planter

Succulents, succulents and more succulents! We love this desert colored planter because it looks super cute holding our favorite plant! We will discuss how to care for succulents so they live happily. This workshop will be led by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Animal Planters
Mar
3
10:30 AM10:30

Animal Planters

We are obsessed with these super hip animal planters! We have rhinos, snails, elephants in a few colors, come and pick your favorite. We love them filled with about anything, so come and pick the plants that speak to you! You will also learn how to properly care for it to be sure it is successful. This workshop is taught by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Come prepared to have fun! Registration is required.

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Gardening Without a Garden
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Gardening Without a Garden

You want to grow your own food, but the only spot you have to garden is a balcony or small courtyard. Or maybe you rent a house and don’t want to invest the time and effort in creating a permanent garden. Or perhaps you just don’t have the strength and stamina to dig in the dirt. Well no problem! Let Paul James, The Gardener Guy, show you how easy it is to grow tasty food in containers.

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Wall-Mounted Staghorn Fern
Mar
10
10:30 AM10:30

Wall-Mounted Staghorn Fern

Staghorn ferns are having a moment right now, and we couldn’t agree more!  We love them!  In this workshop, you will learn how to mount your own staghorn fern to create a charming new addition to your walls.  You will also learn how to properly care for it to be sure it is successful.  This workshop is taught by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Breathing Room...For Every Room
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Breathing Room...For Every Room

Houseplants can clear the air of up to 80% of the volatile organic compounds in the home, and there’s a houseplant that’s suitable for every room in your home, regardless of light and humidity levels. Even the kitchen and bathroom! Join Alex Franzmann, who’s in charge of our houseplant collections, as she walks you through the vast selection of houseplants for bright light, low light, or something in between, and discusses the top ten plants that can give you more breathing room. Will shamrocks be one of them?

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Orchid Arrangement
Feb
17
10:30 AM10:30

Orchid Arrangement

Join us to create a beautiful orchid arrangement. We think orchids are simply stunning and love to see them all over our home! In this workshop we will talk about how to care for your orchid to help it live a long and beautiful life. This workshop will include step-by-step instructions as well as all materials needed. This workshop will be taught by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Gardening Organically
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Gardening Organically

Interest in gardening organically and eating organic foods is at an all-time high. Join Paul James, The Gardener Guy (who’s been gardening organically for 40 years) as he shows you just how simple it is to forgo the use of synthetic chemicals and rely exclusively on natural products -- fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides -- in the lawn, ornamental gardens, and especially vegetable gardens.

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Desert Terrarium
Feb
10
10:30 AM10:30

Desert Terrarium

Calling all desert lovers! Modern and minimalist, terrariums can pack a lot of desert vibes in a very small space. Terrariums are great for indoor spaces and can be customized to your exact design desires. In this workshop you will create your own terrarium and learn how to properly care for it so it lasts. This workshop will be led by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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To Prune or Not to Prune?
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

To Prune or Not to Prune?

Is there a more confusing and perplexing subject in the world of gardening than when and how to prune? Probably not. That’s why Paul James and Chase Couch will take you through the process step by step, showing you how to prune deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, roses, ornamental grasses and more.

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Bring on the Birds!
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Bring on the Birds!

A nesting pair of songbirds will eat 4,000 to 6,000 bugs in the time it takes them to raise their young. That’s reason enough to attract birds to your backyard! Join Paul James, The Gardener Guy, for tips and tricks aimed at attracting a variety of birds using feeders, houses, and plants, and by providing a steady source of water.

Class is free, but registration is required.

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Quilt & Fiber Arts Show
Jan
5
to Jan 6

Quilt & Fiber Arts Show

This free and non-judged show will highlight traditional and modern quilts. This year there is a special vintage display, hand selected vendors, as well as a community project sponsored by Stitch Craft Tulsa. There is no registration required, just show up!

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
Dec
17
2:00 PM14:00

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Ever wanted to create your own Holiday wreath? Join us and learn how! We will create a wreath made of both faux and live pieces, and you will get to choose the exact greenery that suits your personal style. The workshop includes all materials and step-by-step instructions and is led by our plant aficionado Alex. Come join us for a memory-making Holiday workshop!

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Poinsettia Kokedama Workshop
Dec
16
10:30 AM10:30

Poinsettia Kokedama Workshop

Kokedama translates to “moss ball”. It is a Japanese art that has become more and more popular the last few years, and we sure LOVE it! In this workshop you will create three of your very own kokedamas to take home and display or hang in your house. You will also leave with the knowledge of how to create more on our own if you become addicted. This workshop is taught by our plant aficionado Alex.

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Hanging Succulents Arrangement
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Hanging Succulents Arrangement

Succulents, succulents and more succulents! We love this ceramic white hanging planter because it looks super cute holding our favorite plant! We will discuss how to care for succulents so they live happily. This workshop will be led by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Spirits of Adventure - Scotch
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Spirits of Adventure - Scotch

Sample Scottish spirits from the Lowlands, Speyside, the Highlands, and Islay as Paul James takes you on a tour of the incredibly tasty and incredibly varied world of scotch whisky. Light refreshments will be served.

Class is limited to 20. Cost is $15. Registration required. Kilts optional.

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Cylindrica & Succulents Arrangement
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Cylindrica & Succulents Arrangement

Join us to create your own Cylindrica and Succulnets Arrangement! Sansevieria cylindrica is pretty cool! We are a little taken with them and love to use them in any arrangement possible! In this workshop we will combine our cylindrica with succulents to create a dream pairing. This workshop will be taught by our favorite plant aficionado Alex.

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Great Gardener Family Weekend
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Great Gardener Family Weekend

Bring the entire family to Southwood and get in the holiday spirit. We’ll have activities for the kids, plenty of snacks and drinks, carolers, plus a few surprises. And, none other than Santa Claus himself will be on hand the following days and times.

Saturday: 10:00 AM to Noon and 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Sunday:  Noon to 3:00 PM

There is no registration, just show up!

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Hanging Orchid Planter
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Hanging Orchid Planter

Join us to create your own hanging orchid planter! This workshop will be taught by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. We love to use these as hostess gifts around the holidays. This workshop will include step-by-step instructions, details on how to care for your orchid as well as all materials needed.

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Geometric Wall Planter
Nov
16
5:30 PM17:30

Geometric Wall Planter

If you are like us, there is always room for one more succulent in your home! We love this geometric planter because it can go just about anywhere and look super cool while holding your favorite little guys! This workshop will be led by our favorite plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Modern Fall Multi-Purpose Centerpiece
Nov
11
2:00 PM14:00

Modern Fall Multi-Purpose Centerpiece

Join us to create a stunning, modern centerpiece with foliage in shades of blues, purples and grays. We will combine our favorite fall plants that after the holidays can be used in other places; such as herbs for your windowsill, and flowers and plants for your garden! We will show you how to create this centerpiece while keeping the plants in their containers for easy transport and replanting later. This workshop will be led by our favorite plant aficionado Alex.

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Winter Houseplants 911!
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Winter Houseplants 911!

Keeping houseplants healthy and happy through the winter months can be tricky, but our resident houseplant aficionado, Alex Franzmann, will show you how to do exactly that with a few simple tips and tricks. Feel free to bring in a (as in just one, please) sickly houseplant for diagnosis and treatment.

Class is free. Registration required.

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Preview Party
Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

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.

This event is free, but registration is required.

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Succulent Pumpkin Workshop
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Succulent Pumpkin Workshop

Celebrate the season by joining our plant aficionado Alex, to design and style your very own succulent pumpkin. We especially love to use these as centerpieces or hostess gifts. Your centerpiece will last for months if taken care of properly! This workshop will include step-by-step instructions, details on how to care for your centerpiece as well as all the materials.

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Succulent Pumpkin Workshop
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Succulent Pumpkin Workshop

Celebrate the season by joining our plant aficionado Alex, to design and style your very own succulent pumpkin. We especially love to use these as centerpieces or hostess gifts. Your centerpiece will last for months if taken care of properly! This workshop will include step-by-step instructions, details on how to care for your centerpiece as well as all the materials.

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Planting "Bar"
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Planting "Bar"

Time to gather 'round with friends and enjoy refreshments at this year's Fall Planting Bar series. Bring your own pot or buy one here, and let our staff help you create your very own container masterpiece for the porch or patio or perhaps even a spot indoors. We supply the soil, fertilizer, and all the help you need. You pay only for the plants and pots you select. Class size is limited. Registration is required.

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Mistakes Gardeners Make
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Mistakes Gardeners Make

Join Paul James, The Gardener Guy, as he discusses the most common mistakes gardeners make, nearly all of which he once made himself. He'll cover a lot of ground in this free seminar, which is aimed at helping new and seasoned gardeners alike by saving them time, money, and aggravation. Class is free. Ditto the jokes. Registration is required.

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Oktoberfest
Oct
7
11:00 AM11:00

Oktoberfest

Join us for the first ever Oktoberfest here at Southwood! Taste the new Oktoberfest release from Marshall Brewing, enjoy Siegi's Oktoberfest brats hot off the grill with all the fixins, and groove to the distinctly non-German music of Lil' Joe McLerran. Prost!

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Wall-Mounted Staghorn Fern
Oct
7
9:30 AM09:30

Wall-Mounted Staghorn Fern

Staghorn ferns are having a moment right now, and we couldn't agree more! We love them! In this workshop, you will learn how to mount your own staghorn fern to create a charming new addition to your walls. You will also learn how to properly care for it to be sure it is successful. This workshop is taught by two of our favorite plant aficionados Alex and Emily. Come prepared to have fun!

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Planting "Bar"
Oct
5
5:00 PM17:00

Planting "Bar"

Time to gather 'round with friends and enjoy refreshments at this year's Fall Planting Bar series. Bring your own pot or buy one here, and let our staff help you create your very own container masterpiece for the porch or patio or perhaps even a spot indoors. We supply the soil, fertilizer, and all the help you need. You pay only for the plants and pots you select. Class size is limited. Registration is required.

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Spring-Flowering Bulbs
Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Piet Stuifbergen returns for an encore presentation on spring-flowering bulbs, and we couldn't be more excited. Piet is founder and president of Stuifbergen Bloembollen Export, and he's spent most of his life -- in his native Holland and here in the U.S. -- in the bulb business. Learn how to get the most out of spring-flowering bulbs in this free seminar.

Class is free. Registration is required.

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Succulents & Driftwood
Sep
30
9:30 AM09:30

Succulents & Driftwood

In this workshop you will create your very own piece of living art made of succulents and driftwood. We have a great selection of the cutest and most unique succulents for you to choose from. You will also get to pick the special piece of driftwood that speaks to you. Come prepared to have fun!

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Butterflies and Beyond
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Butterflies and Beyond

Kelley Dunn is obsessed with butterflies and moths, and her job with the Tulsa Parks Department allows her to get up close and personal with her winged friends. Kelley is a Tulsa native who got her start in horticulture in 1998 at Binding Stevens. She graduated with honors from TCC's horticulture program in 2011.

We're thrilled to have Kelley as a guest speaker. Join us as she shares her passion and knowledge about butterflies, moths, and more. And don't forget to bring the kids!

Class is free. Registration is required.

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