If you would like to schedule a private lecture and garden tour for your group, please give us a call!
We will be happy to work with you to arrange a wonderful morning or afternoon gardening adventure for your group! We can even suggest a great nearby lunch spot where you can relax and eat either before or after your visit to Viette's - or bring a box lunch and enjoy it in the gardens!
Just give us a call at 800-575-5538.
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Learn from the experts and see how fun and easy it can be to create fabulous holiday decorations. Join Andre, Jef Naunchik from Village Garden Center, and Sam Harris of Sam Harris Designs as they demonstrate a variety of decorating techniques.
Jef has 35 years of experience in creating beautiful artistic arrangements and displays for the holidays. Come to this great workshop and Jef will teach you some unique techniques for decorating at holiday time
Learn how to make:
Della Robbia wreaths, topiary trees and miniature Christmas trees, swags with fresh greens, boxwood balls, candle rings, and more!
Learn the art of gilding, how to use a glue pot, and how to make beautiful ribbons.
Andre will demonstrate the basics of decorating for the holidays including working with greens to create attractive wreaths and table arrangements. Andre also will demonstrate some easy, 5-minute decorating tips for swags and the best way to preserve magnolia leaves and branches.
Preserving greens and Christmas trees, live vs. cut Christmas trees, basics of wreath making including how to make a giant 6 foot wreath, making kissing balls, creating swags and arrangements, making fresh roping.
Recent hybridizing has produced a multitude of variations on the traditional red poinsettia. Sam will feature some of the beautiful new poinsettia hybrids just bursting with color! He will demonstrate how to enhance the beauty of these and other holiday plants using evergreens and houseplants.
Sam will also show you how you can transform your holiday arrangements into beautiful wintery showpieces perfect for cheery "after holiday" tabletop decorating. Discover the elegance you can add to paperwhite narcissus, amaryllis, and orchids by combining the color and texture of ... the unexpected!
This Christmas wonderland takes Andre a full two weeks to complete and includes:
- A live Christmas tree with snow and colorful ornaments
- A live Christmas tree with crystal, pearls, and crocheted ornaments
- Loads of beautiful arrangements with live greens
- Gold mantle arrangement
- Antique, hand-made ornaments
- Bell collection and colored glass collection
- Santa collection with over 100 Santas
- Beautiful manger arrangement
- Old Christmas card collection, and lots more . . .
- Plus, many wonderful outside arrangements with beautiful greens and colorful berries combined with antique farm tools, sleighs, and sleds!
Sign up early - space is limited!
Sign up by November 23rd and SAVE $5.00!
Each workshop is only only $40.00Each participant will take home workshop materials to create your own decorations, a $10.00 Gift Certificate for Viette perennials to be used next season, and loads of great ideas for your holiday decorating!
($35.00 if you register by 11/23/15).
Pre-registration is required.
Call 800-575-5538 for more details & to register.