Archive for Category: Featured Post

Create your very own Fairy Garden

Join Jane and The Green People this Saturday for an exciting workshop in the land of fairy gardening. Come, bring your little darling, your best friend or just yourself and play in the dirt! This Saturday we are going to explore the wonderful world of fairies and discover ways...

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Inviting Pollinators into your Garden

WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT AND HOW CAN WE HELP? Without the actions of pollinators, agricultural economies, our food supply, and surrounding landscapes would collapse. Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of...

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Growing Vegetables in Containers Workshop

The Green People invite you to attend our School of Gardening workshop this Saturday, 10AM, at our Riverport Road location. Join Jane and the Green People as she shares how easy it is to get a garden started in a container just outside your back door. The Green People...

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Weeds, Weeds and Less Weeds in your Lawn

The Green People invite you to attend our School of Gardening seminars this Saturday,10AM, at either of our locations – Riverport Road or Colonial Heights. This seminar is the second in a 3-part series on how to get your lawn to be...

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Attract Bluebirds (and other birds) to your backyard

Join Karen and the Green People on Saturday, March 18th, at 10AM for our School of Gardening – Attracting Bluebirds and other Birds into your backyard. Click here to register. Do you want to learn how to attract bluebirds (and other birds) to your backyard? For bluebirds in the snow...

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Make your lawn a ‘No Shoes Required’ Zone

The Green People invite you to attend our School of Gardening classes this Saturday, 10AM at either of our locations. These seminars are the 1st in a 2-part series on fertilizing your lawn, preventing / controlling weed seeds from germinating, controlling moss, adjusted soil acidity and sowing new grass...

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Composting at your home and in your garden

The Green People invite you to attend our School of Gardening this Saturday, 10AM at our Riverport Road location. This seminar is the first in a 3-part series on early spring gardening seminars by Master Gardeners in our area. Join Ben Hunter this Saturday at 10AM you will learn...

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Making Babies in our greenhouses

Getting tired of the cold! Come to the cozy warm greenhouse and learn how to make babies – that is – plant babies! Propagating house plants is a rewarding experience. And the rewards of making leaf cuttings sprout or a stem cutting take root are even greater when you...

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7 Reasons Your Houseplant is Not Thriving

Join Jane and The Green People this Saturday at our Riverport Road location at 10AM to learn 7 reasons why your houseplants may not be thriving. You might not have a garden so perhaps houseplants are your personal green oasis.   And even if you do have a garden,...

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