Garden Lifestyle Workshops and Events

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Carolina Wildlife Center Kid’s Day

Wednesday April 17 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Give your kids something different to do on Spring Break besides TV and video games! Join us for a day filled with animals, gardening, and good wholesome family fun at this year’s Kid’s Day benefit for the Carolina Wildlife Center.
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Greenhouse Grand Opening – Happy Flower Hours

April 19 – 20

“Eggscape” to Wingard’s Market Easter Weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, to celebrate the GRAND OPENING of our brand new, state of the art greenhouse, during our Happy Flower Hours!

The first 50 people in line when the gates open on Friday, and then again on Saturday, will receive a beautiful Majesty Palm for your indoor décor.

Enjoy delicious treats from The Melting Pot…. we heard they’re making chocolate covered strawberries!  Guess the number of jelly beans in the jar and win a collection of indoor plants for your home.  Enter a drawing in our Produce Market for an Easter Basket full of gourmet food items, and another drawing for an Easter Basket in our Gift Shoppe.  Everyone gets a Scratch Off card when you arrive, prizes to include 15% off one indoor plant or annual, free potting soil, free honey straws, a free beer at O’Hara’s Public House, free gift items.  Everyone (over age 18) will be a winner in the Scratch Off game! 

Don’t miss Wingard’s Happy Flower Hours!  Doors open at 8:30 am.

Earth Day/Arbor Day

Saturday April 27

Come Celebrate Mother Nature at Wingard’s! South Carolina Wildlife Federation, SC Native Plant Society, SC Bluebird Society and SC Audubon Society will all be here educating everyone about their particular organizations. We’re giving away a free native tree sapling with every purchase, to help you create a better habitat for birds, bees and butterflies in your yard. Limit one per person. While supplies last.
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Gardening for Wildlife Workshop

Saturday April 27 | 10:00 AM

Learn how to turn your own small piece of the earth – your yard and garden – into a thriving habitat for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Jay Keck, from SCWF, will show you how to make your yard a certified wildlife habitat.
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Build a Bluebird Nest Box – Kids Activity

Saturday April 27 | 1:00 PM

Come celebrate Mother Nature outdoors with your child, building a bluebird nest box! Great activity for kids, with an adult. Build your own bluebird nest box, just in time for nesting season. We supply the materials, the tools, and the expertise. You supply the labor.
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Make Your Own Fairy Garden

Saturday, May 4 | 10:00 AM

Come create your own miniature garden! Be inspired to dream and create miniature landscapes using small-scale plants and accessories.
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Make Your Own Fairy Garden

Sunday, May 5 | 2:00 PM

Come create your own miniature garden! Be inspired to dream and create miniature landscapes using small-scale plants and accessories.
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Ladies Night in the Greenhouse

Thursday, May 9 | 6:30 PM

A fun early Mother’s Day activity for you and your Mom, daughter, friend … or come by yourself and make new friends while you’re here.  We’ll have a night in and around our new Greenhouse.
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Saturday, May 11 | All Day

A little atmosphere goes a long way in treating your mom to the perfect Mother’s Day weekend. Come let her stroll through our lush flowering gardens and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.
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14-Mile Creek Trail Bird Walk

Saturday, May 18 – 8:00am

An estuary to the Saluda River, 14 Mile Creek serves as Green Space for many homeowners & creates a wonderful riparian habitat for birds & other animal life not commonly seen in residential backyards.
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Water Gardens Workshop

Saturday, May 18 | 2:00 PM

Create a backyard oasis with your own water garden. Whether you already have a water feature that you want to add plants to, or you are looking to create a new water garden, this workshop will help you get started.
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Beautiful Hydrangeas Workshop

Saturday, May 25 | 10:00 AM

Come learn about these lush summer bloomers, which grace so many Southern landscapes. Traditionally, we think of blue or pink flowers in a shade garden. But today, there are so many different choices that it can be very confusing.
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Planting for Pollinators

Saturday, June 1 | 10:00 AM

Our own naturalist, Zach Steinhauser, will be talking about bees, butterflies, & other pollinators and what we should plant to benefit them.
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Create a Luscious Shade Garden

Saturday, June 8 | 10:00 AM

Whether you are lucky enough to have a yard full of shade or just one spot near your house that is fully shaded in the afternoon, you will enjoy learning about plants that thrive in the shade.
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Tree Frog Cabin – Kid’s Activity

Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 AM

This is a perfect activity for Father’s Day Weekend. We’re making tree frog houses out of PVC pipe that you can hang on a tree or fence in your yard. This activity requires painting, so wear clothes that will take a little paint smatter.
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