Our last workshops: Hypertufa planters, spring-blooming trees and shrubs, and pond maintenance

My homemade hypertufa planters, and the pond at River Farm.

Our final winter workshops are this weekend – just call 410/798-5000 to register.

Snowball viburnum and weigela blooming in May

  • How to Make  a Hypertufa Planter ($45)  Saturday, 2/27 at 10 a.m. AND 2 p.m.  Build fascinating, stone-like containers that look hundreds of years old in a style reminiscent of a Victorian garden.  They’re lightweight and provide great drainage.
  • Spring-Blooming Trees and Shrubs ($5) Sunday, 2/28 at noon.  Lisa Winters will show you the prettiest spring blooming trees and shrubs and reveal the best way to incorporate them into your landscape.
  • Opening and Maintaining your Pond ($5). Sunday 2/28 at 2 p.m.  Watergardening specialist David Kemon will answer all of your questions to help you to get your pond ready for spring.

Photos and text by Susan Harris.

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