Showalter’s Orchard offers container gardening classes each Spring. These are “Make it, Take it” classes where you can make the mess at our place and have access to plant material while planting your own patio planter, hanging basket or other container garden.

Container Gardening 101

Don’t miss this opportunity to design a spring container garden with the experts at Showalter’s Orchard & Greenhouse.

You will learn:

  • Optimal plant combinations
  • Secrets of color & texture
  • Successful planting techniques
  • How to prune and edit … and more!

For the experienced container gardener, use this opportunity to make the mess at our greenhouse and have all the plants you need right at your fingertips.

Using shrubs & woody ornamentals in container gardens.

Join us to design a large container using our new varieties of shrubs, trees, and perennials in combination with colorful annuals to add interest, color, texture and “wow” to your container gardens.

What to Grow & How to Use Culinary Herbs

Taste & see what basic culinary herbs you should be growing . And learn about a few of the endless possibilities for using them in your kitchen!

Patio Paradise Using Tropical Plants in Containers

Vacation in your garden by creating an environment that will remind you of the tropics. You will learn to use banana trees, alocasias, colocasias, etc. in combination with colorful annuals to create a unique container garden!

Call us for availability and more details.