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Garden Talk & Tea: Garden Structures & Accents

Squire House Gardens is offering special gardening presentations during the winter months, each on a different topic of horticulture. On Saturday, February 16 Squire House owner and designer Martin Stern will share his ideas for adding ornaments, structures and accents to make a garden more beautiful. He has toured gardens across US and in Europe and has many inspiring images of trellises, garden statuary, urns and other elements that make a garden special.

Garden Talk & Tea: Stunning Combinations

Squire House Gardens is offering special gardening presentations during the winter months, each on a different topic of horticulture. Garden Talk & Tea takes place in the back room of the business that is located in an 1870s historic home on Afton’s main street. Two afternoon sessions are planned at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Complimentary tea will be served. The event is free, but reservations are required. Make a reservation by phone 651-436-8080 or email info@squirehousegardens.com. 

March Floral Design Workshop

Inspired by nature, this willow basket wreath will be your favorite accent for a springtime welcome. Featuring permanent stems of viburnum, blooming forsythia branches, and streptocarpus, and finished with cheerful ribbon, a butterfly pick, and a bird’s nest, this arrangement captures the sights of spring. Best of all, it requires no water and will last long through the season.

Springtime in Paris Floral Design Workshop

Ooh la la! Effortlessly chic by nature and elegant in approach, Parisian style sets the stage for a springtime rendezvous. French tulips, freesia, and pussy willow provide diverse color and soft texture. Variegated aspidistra leaves line the tall, stately vase, while bear grass and hanging amaranthus drape around its edges to give this grandiose arrangement a dramatic presence.

String Art Stationary

Join the Stillwater Public Library on Friday, October 20 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for String Art Stationary.  Ditch
the run-of-the-mill cards and wow your friends and family with unique
stationary of your own creation. Using a needle and thread, create
mesmerizing shapes and patterns; perfect for all of your special
holidays.

Dwell and The Foundry Strawberry Festival Market

Its time for Afton's big Strawberry Festival.
The Foundry on St.Croix and Dwell Furniture & Home Decor are excited to team up to offer you a variety of vintage and decor shoping and Strawberry Festival fun June 24 & 25th.

Minneapolis Home + Garden Show

Whether you’re looking to remodel your home or you just have an interest in interior decorating, the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show won’t disappoint. With exhibitors from appliance and home décor vendors to garden and landscape services, the Home + Garden Show will give you the best tips and tricks for a stylish home both inside and out. You can exhibit your own floor plans, get decorating ideas from Minneapolis’ best or shop for the newest home and garden items on your wish list.

Como Park Holiday Flower Show

December 7–January Escape the frigid Minnesota air and explore the colorful, exotic holiday flower show inside the Como Park conservatory, where the temperatures are tropical all year round. All ages. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

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