Great Gardener Family Weekend
Dec
15
to Dec 16

Great Gardener Family Weekend

Bring the entire family to Southwood and get in the holiday spirit. We’ll have activities for the kids and plenty of snacks and drinks. The Christmas train will be here on Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and none other than Santa Claus himself will be on hand Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Registration is not required.

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Plant & Learn | Indoor Herbs for Winter: Rosemary
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Plant & Learn | Indoor Herbs for Winter: Rosemary

Fancy yourself a cook? Join us for an indoor herbs workshop and plant your own rosemary arrangement that you can later use to season your holiday meals. You will also leave with the knowledge of how to care for your other herbs indoors through the winter. This workshop is taught by our plant aficionado Alex Franzmann. Registration is required.

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Holiday Arrangement | Centerpiece
Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

Holiday Arrangement | Centerpiece

Get in the holiday spirit with a holiday planting! In this workshop, you will learn how to plant a gorgeous holiday arrangement that would be perfect as a centerpiece on your holiday table, or kitchen island. Designer Emily Brammeier will also give you all the info you need to keep your arrangement healthy and happy. Registration is required.

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Holiday Arrangement | Porch Pot
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Holiday Arrangement | Porch Pot

Great your holiday guests with a beautiful holiday arrangement! In this workshop, you will learn how to plant a festive arrangement for your porch. Designer Emily Brammeier will also give you all the info you need to keep your arrangement healthy and happy through the winter season. Registration is required.

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Pilea | Plant, Propagate, & Share
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Pilea | Plant, Propagate, & Share

Pilea, the plant we are all obsessed with. It makes our hearts jump with its green pancake-shaped leaves. It is a Pinterest fave and is frequently featured in Scandinavian interiors. In this workshop you will plant your own arrangement and we will show you how to propagate your plant to share with a friend. Registration is required.

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Holiday Arrangement | Christmas Cactus Kokedama
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Arrangement | Christmas Cactus Kokedama

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 two 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. Registration is required.

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Plant & Learn | Lemon Cypress
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Plant & Learn | Lemon Cypress

Lemon cypress is known by the lemon scent its branches emit when you touch them or crush their foliage. We think they are quite wonderful to keep in the kitchen for a natural air freshener. In this workshop we will discuss how to care for your lemon cypress so it lives happily. This workshop will be led by our plant aficionado Alex. Registration is required.

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Moss Madness | Massive Moss Wall
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Moss Madness | Massive Moss Wall

So. Darn. Cool. That’s the best way to describe these massive moss walls that truly are living art. And you can hang them vertically or horizontally. Let Designer Alex Franzmann show you how to create one of these beauties to hang in your home year ‘round or on a shady wall of the patio throughout the summer months. Registration is required.

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Pumpkin Carving with John Points
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

Pumpkin Carving with John Points

More than just a great pumpkin carver, John Points is an entertainer and all ‘round nice guy who loves helping kids (and adults who are kids at heart) create memorable works of pumpkin art. All materials are provided, but class size is limited to 30. Registration required. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty.

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Pumpkin & Succulent Workshop
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Pumpkin & Succulent Workshop

Due to high demand we added a second Pumpkin & Succulent Workshop! Join us at the Design Table to create your very own Pumpkin Succulent Arrangement! We think these cuties are the perfect addition for any home or office, and they will last for months if cared for properly. Designer and plant aficionado Alex Franzmann will walk you through step by step and give you tips for care for once you get home. Registration is required.

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Kids Halloween Terrarium Workshop
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Halloween Terrarium Workshop

Join us at the Design Table for some spooky and creepy fun! In this Halloween inspired workshop we will create a terrarium for your carnivorous plant to live and thrive as well as learn how to take care of it once you return home. Carnivorous plants are plants that derive most of their nutrients from trapping insects. They also do not thrive well in soil…so what do we plant them in? Join us and find out! Registration is required.

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Best Trees for Tulsa
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Best Trees for Tulsa

Join Paul James and Chase Couch as they agree to disagree on what they consider to be the best trees for Green Country. It’s intended to be a serious and informative discussion, but it may wind up being more like a nightclub act. Class is free, but registration is required.

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Pumpkin & Succulent Workshop
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Pumpkin & Succulent Workshop

Join us at the Design Table to create your very own Pumpkin Succulent Arrangement! We think these cuties are the perfect addition for any home or office, and they will last for months if cared for properly. Designer and plant aficionado Alex Franzmann will walk you through step by step and give you tips for care for once you get home. Registration is required.

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Conifers Rule!
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Conifers Rule!

Paul James, The Gardener Guy, is a self-confessed conifer geek, and he wants spread his love for this spectacular group of plants to every corner of the world, although he’ll gladly do the same for anyone who shows up for this seminar. Class is free, but registration is required.

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Oktoberfest
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Oktoberfest

Our second annual Oktoberfest celebration will feature all things local -- the beer, the brats, and the music! And we have several activities planned for young and old alike (polka, anyone?). Prost, y'all! This event is free, but registration is required.

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Spring-Flowering Bulbs
Sep
29
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, but registration is required.

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Terrarium Workshop
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Terrarium Workshop

Are you interested in creating a terrarium? Join us at the Design Table to create your very own miniature garden with your favorite plants. You will learn all of our favorite tricks and tips for design, planting and care from our plant aficionado Alex Franzmann. Come prepared to have fun! Registration is required.

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Modern Hanging Cactus Arrangement
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Modern Hanging Cactus Arrangement

Join us at the Design Table to create your very own Hanging Cactus Arrangement! These arrangements are super cute and are the perfect addition to your patio or interior space. Designer and plant aficionado Alex Franzmann will walk you through the planting step by step and give you tips for care for once you get home. Registration is required.

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Fall is for Fescue!
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Fall is for Fescue!

The grass doesn’t have to be greener on the other side of the fence. Let Paul James walk you through the steps for sowing fescue that’ll make your neighbors green with envy. Paul will cover topics including soil preparation, seed selection, seed-sowing tips, fertilizing, watering, and mowing. Class is free,but registration is required.

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Boho Beaded Hanging Arrangement
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Boho Beaded Hanging Arrangement

Join us at the Design Table to create your very own Hanging Beaded Fern Arrangement! These arrangements are super cute and are the perfect addition to your patio or interior space. Designer and plant aficionado Alex Franzmann will walk you through the planting step by step and give you tips for care for once you get home. Registration is required.

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Living Art | Wall Mounted Ferns
Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Living Art | Wall Mounted Ferns

Ferns are having a moment right now, and we couldn’t love them any more! In this workshop, you will learn how to mount your own fern to create two charming new addition to your walls. Designer Alex Franzmann will also give you all the info you need to keep your arrangement healthy and happy. Registration is required.

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Fantastic Foliage | Living Green Wall
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Fantastic Foliage | Living Green Wall

We are loving the living green wall design trend happening right now. These walls are both eye-catching as well as useful to clean the air in your space. Join us as we show you how to use beautiful foliage plants to create a living work of art. Designer Alex Franzmann will also give you all the info you need to keep your arrangement healthy and happy. Registration is required.

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Spirits of Adventure - Rum & Tropicals
Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

Spirits of Adventure - Rum & Tropicals

Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum! While most spirits are made from grains, most rums are based on molasses, a byproduct of the sugar-processing industry. And most rums are still made in the Caribbean, where tropical plants abound. Sample both light and dark rums -- and light refreshments -- with host Paul James, and have a look at Southwood’s selection of tropical plants. Along the way, learn about Paul’s favorite organic pesticide, which was discovered in an abandoned rum distillery on the island of Barbados. Seriously!

Registration is required. Class is limited. Pirate costumes are discouraged, but eye-patches might be fun.

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Planting Bar
May
31
5:30 PM17:30

Planting Bar

Back by popular demand, join us for this spring's Planting “Bar” series. Bring your own pot or buy one from us, then plant away with help from our staff. Choose from annuals, perennials, tropicals, succulents, herbs and so on to create your own potted masterpiece while enjoying a glass or two of wine and light snacks.

Registration is required. Class size limited.

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Moss Madness | Massive Moss Wall
May
24
5:30 PM17:30

Moss Madness | Massive Moss Wall

So. Darn. Cool. That’s the best way to describe these massive moss walls that truly are living art. And you can hang them vertically or horizontally. Let Designer Alex Franzmann show you how to create one of these beauties to hang in your home year ‘round or on a shady wall of the patio throughout the summer months. Registration is required.

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Planting Bar
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Planting Bar

Back by popular demand, join us for this spring's Planting “Bar” series. Bring your own pot or buy one from us, then plant away with help from our staff. Choose from annuals, perennials, tropicals, succulents, herbs and so on to create your own potted masterpiece while enjoying a glass or two of wine and light snacks.

Registration is required. Class size limited.

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