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Stew Leonard’s Garden Center in Norwalk Announces Free 2014 Saturday Morning Workshops

 

 

All Garden Centers Open for 2014 Season


Beginning April 26, 2014, Stew Leonard’s Garden Center in Norwalk, Conn. is offering free Saturday morning workshops.  During each one-hour workshop, attendees will learn about lawn and gardening techniques and trends from a Stew Leonard’s gardening expert and receive handouts on the topic at hand for home reference. The classes will only be held at the Norwalk store.

All Stew Leonard’s Garden Centers – located in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn. as well as in Yonkers, N.Y. – are now all officially open for the season, offering hundreds of perennials, native flowers, vegetable bedding plants, hanging baskets, annuals, trees, mulch, potting soil and shrubs, plus top-of-the-line tools and products to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. 


The Stew Leonard’s principles of friendly, knowledgeable customer service also applies to the Garden Centers.  The gardening staff is eager to help customers and answer questions.  Many of the flowers and plants available for purchase are grown on local farms.

 

 

The classes will only be offered at the Norwalk Garden Center.

SCHEDULE:  
Saturday mornings in the Norwalk location from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

 

 

April 26                        

How to have the best lawn in the neighborhood

 

 

May 3                           

Annual help to add color into the landscape

 

 

May 10                         

No Class - Mother’s Day weekend

 

 

May 17                         

Grow to eating your veggies. Plus meet special guest speaker Linette Harlow from Prides Corner Farm, in Lebanon, Conn!  She will speak about birds & bees and their role in native plantings.  Prides Corner Farm supplies many of our plants and flowers.

 

 

May 24                         

No Class - Memorial Day weekend

 

 

May 31                         

Adding perennials to the landscape

 

 

June 7                          

Tomatoes and Herbs

 

 

June 14                       

Roses can be very easy

 

 

June 21              

Gardening for difficult locations: seashore, rocks, xeriscaping, naturalizing, shade,

sun

 

 

June 28              

Outdoor living trends, integrating gardens with home comforts, grills, lighting, fire,

water, patios, walkways

 

 

July 5                           

No class - Independence Day weekend

 

 

July 12                         

Hydrangeas

 

 

July 19                         

Trendy plants, twice the bloom power, easier maintenance, compact

 

 

July 26                         

Late Summer Garden, care, watering, surviving the heat, vacations

 

 

August 2            

Plants for late summer color with easy care

 

 

September 20             

Preparing for winter; Planting Fall Bulbs for spring color

 

 

WHERE:         
Stew Leonard’s Garden Center entrance at 100 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851
Customer questions call:  203.847.7213