Life Skills

COMPOST WORKSHOP SESSIONS

How does your garden grow? Learn how to develop compost that can be used as a soil amendment or to grow plants by constructing your own tumbler style composter. Please bring your own power drill, drill bits (1/4, 1/2 and a small drill bit to prepare hole for wood screw) and a Phillips head drill bit for wood screws. Remember to have adequate transportation to haul your finished project that will be 3.5 feet deep x 31 inches wide by 4.6 feet high. For your convenience, please bring a partner to assist you.  Choose the session that fits your schedule. Registration Deadline: 1 week prior to session

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Session 1: Sep 22, 2022
Session 2: Oct 20, 2022
Session 3: Nov 17, 2022

Essig Center
5:30 pm-7:30 pm
18+
$100 per composter
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RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP SESSIONS

If you would like to harvest rain water for your garden and landscaping needs then this is an opportunity for you to construct your very own rain barrel. This old idea is making a big splash! Please have the proper transportation to take home the barrel home as they are approximately 53 gallons measuring 42 inches in height and 24 inches in diameter. Choose the session that fits into your busy schedule!  Registration Deadline: 1 Week Before Workshop

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Session 1: Sep 1, 2022
Session 2: Oct 6, 2022
Session 3: Nov 3, 2022

Essig Center
5:30pm-7:30pm
18+
$60 per Rain Barrel
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FALL FLORAL DESIGN WITH LOCAL FLOWERS WORKSHOPS

Join a floral design class to learn basic design elements and make a floral piece for your home or to give away.  All flowers and foliage will be provided.  Just bring your creativity and a way to take your floral design home.  Registration Deadline: Monday, September 19, 2022.

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Friday, Sep 23, 2022Essig Center6:00pm8+$40Registration Now Button Opens in new window


BOOK A FLOWERS PARTY

Gather a group of family and/or friends for a bouquet, wreath or swag workshop.  All flowers and foliage will be provided; you just bring your creativity and a way to take your floral design home.  Please call 540-483-9238 to schedule your workshop.

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You Set the Date!Essig CenterYou Set the Time!8+$35