Grow Your Own Cutting Garden Workshop Part 2

Grow Your Own Cutting Garden Workshop Series

Part 2: Cutting Garden Prep- Setting Your Garden Up For Success!

Date: Saturday, April 9th

Time: 10:00AM-12:00PM

Location: Cross Street Flower Farm, 4 Jacobs Lane, Norwell

Part 2: In this second class of our Grow Your Own Cutting Garden Workshop series, we will guide you through the basics of creating your very own small-scale cutting garden in your backyard.  We will focus on:

  • selecting a good site for your garden,
  • preparing the site
  • setting your garden up for success and low maintenance
  • demonstrate direct seeding, weed prevention strategies
  • how to harvest your cut flowers

Each participant will seed a tray of our high summer bloomers to take home and plant, such as Zinnia, Celosia, Globe Amaranth, Cosmos, and Marigold. You will also receive one of our High Summer Cutting Garden Kits. (Combined take-home seedings value over $150)

Wear your gardening clothes and get ready to get your hands in the dirt. This class is hands-on. You will learn how to transplant seedlings, and we will demonstrate how to set up a low-maintenance cutting garden.

    This class is appropriate for both beginners and intermediate gardeners.

    Topics Covered:

    • Garden Design For Blooms All Season
    • Garden Placement
    • Garden Preparation, Soils, and Tools
    • Best High Summer Cut Flower Varieties for New England

    Materials to be provided for participants to take home:

    • Cross Street Flower Farm Cutting Garden Guide
    • High Summer Cutting Garden Kit(24 plants)
    • Flower Seeds (our favorite summer varieties)
    • Seed starting soil
    • Seed Tray
    • Seed starting soil
    • Plant markers 

    Be sure to dress comfortably and for the weather. We will maintain social distance and masks will be optional as the class takes place outside in the farm fields.

    Tickets must be purchased in advance.

    All ticket sales are final- non-transferable, non-refundable.