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  • New Years Day
    All day
    January 1, 2020


     

    Primex Garden Center will be closed on January 1, 2020. We will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:00am. 

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  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 4, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 23rd and continuing through February 29th. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • **FULL** Make & Take: Kokedama
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 4, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    **FULL** Make & Take: Kokedama – $30


    Join Primex staff and learn the art of Japanese hanging-string gardens. Based on a form of bonsai, these moss covered hanging orbs make wonderful living gifts. No green thumb or experience required! This class is hands on, so prepare to get a little dirty!
     

    The workshop includes:

    • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your kokedama
    • Expert information about indoor plants
    • All supplies (plant, soil, moss, fishing line and care instructions)

     

    ** Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Thursday, January 2nd.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #1
    8:00 am-5:00 pm
    January 8, 2020

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $375


    Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
     
    Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
     
    Course runs on Wed., Jan. 8, 2020 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 9, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Wed., Jan. 15, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Jan. 16, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #2
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    January 9, 2020

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $375


    Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
     
    Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
     
    Course runs on Wed., Jan. 8, 2020 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 9, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Wed., Jan. 15, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Jan. 16, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

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  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 11, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 23rd and continuing through February 29th. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • Penn State Extension: Build a Window Birdhouse
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    January 11, 2020

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    Penn State Extension: Build a Window Birdhouse – $25


    Build a Window Birdhouse workshop will give you a bird’s-eye view of avian life by creating your own nesting box. Three large suction cups will attach to your window, allowing you to observe the birds nesting from the comfort of your home. Watch the process of nest building, to egg laying, to the chicks hatching. A great project to build for your children or for yourself!
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/build-a-window-birdhouse.

  • Lil’ Sprouts: Recycled Bird Feeders
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    January 11, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Lil’ Sprouts: Recycled Bird Feeders – $5


    This Spring, give your flying friends a place to eat! We will make a recycled bird feeder made from a repurposed box and we will decorate with other recycled and natural materials including: sticks, buttons, leaves, paper, etc. Feel free to bring in other material to share with the class! This program is recommended for ages 3-7.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 8th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Houseplants: Repotting & Basic Care
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 11, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Houseplants: Repotting & Basic Care – $15


    Looking to add plants to your home but don’t have a natural green thumb? Let us introduce you to some common houseplants and teach you the basics of their care. We’ll give you the knowledge base to improve your current plants and even help you to expand your current selection. We will discuss potential plant problems, how to choose the right plant for your environment, and general indoor plant care. Feel free to bring any questions you may have as well!

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 8th. You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. Guests will receive a $5 Primex Gift Card with lecture attendance.  **

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    • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
      10:00 am-1:00 pm
      January 11, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


      The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 23rd and continuing through February 29th. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

    • Penn State Extension: Build a Window Birdhouse
      10:00 am-12:00 pm
      January 11, 2020
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

      Penn State Extension: Build a Window Birdhouse – $25


      Build a Window Birdhouse workshop will give you a bird’s-eye view of avian life by creating your own nesting box. Three large suction cups will attach to your window, allowing you to observe the birds nesting from the comfort of your home. Watch the process of nest building, to egg laying, to the chicks hatching. A great project to build for your children or for yourself!
       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/build-a-window-birdhouse.

    • Lil' Sprouts: Recycled Bird Feeders
      1:00 pm-2:00 pm
      January 11, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Lil’ Sprouts: Recycled Bird Feeders – $5


      This Spring, give your flying friends a place to eat! We will make a recycled bird feeder made from a repurposed box and we will decorate with other recycled and natural materials including: sticks, buttons, leaves, paper, etc. Feel free to bring in other material to share with the class! This program is recommended for ages 3-7.

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 8th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

    • Houseplants: Repotting & Basic Care
      2:00 pm-3:00 pm
      January 11, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Houseplants: Repotting & Basic Care – $15


      Looking to add plants to your home but don’t have a natural green thumb? Let us introduce you to some common houseplants and teach you the basics of their care. We’ll give you the knowledge base to improve your current plants and even help you to expand your current selection. We will discuss potential plant problems, how to choose the right plant for your environment, and general indoor plant care. Feel free to bring any questions you may have as well!

       

      **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 8th. You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. Guests will receive a $5 Primex Gift Card with lecture attendance.  **

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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #4
    8:30 am-5:00 pm
    January 16, 2020

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    580 Meetinghouse Rd. Ambler, PA 19002

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $375


    Designed to increase working-tree knowledge and professional arborist skills, successful completion of the four-day Arborist Short Course will prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam, as well as improve their marketability.
     
    Today there is an increased awareness by homeowners and municipalities for the need of trained and knowledgeable tree care workers. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs, such as the Arborist Short Course.
     
    Course runs on Wed., Jan. 8, 2020 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 9, 2020 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Wed., Jan. 15, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Jan. 16, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

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  • Double Points
    All day
    January 18, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Shop all day and earn double points on your purchase today! For more information on our rewards program, check out this page!

  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 18, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 23rd and continuing through February 29th. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • ** FULL ** Make & Take: Terrarium
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 18, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Make & Take: Terrarium – $35


    Join Primex for a DIY Terrarium Workshop! Over the course of one hour, learn the in and outs of creating and taking care of your own terrarium by our expert staff! No green thumb or experience required! This class is hands on, so prepare to get a little dirty!
     

    The workshop includes:

    • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your terrarium
    • Expert information about indoor plants
    • All supplies (glass container, three 3″ terrarium plants, soil, decorative materials, and care instructions) 

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 15th.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 25, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 23rd and continuing through February 29th. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • **FULL** Orchids: Repotting
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 25, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Repotting Orchids – $35


    Come and learn the basic information on how orchids are unusual and exotic, but relatively easy to grow. As part of the lecture, our expert staff will also give a hands-on demonstration of how and why to repot an orchid.
     

    The workshop includes:

      • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your orchid
      • Expert information about orchids
      • All supplies (orchid, soil, plastic pot, and care instructions)

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 22nd.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

  • Orchids: Repotting
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    January 25, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Repotting Orchids – $35


    Come and learn the basic information on how orchids are unusual and exotic, but relatively easy to grow. As part of the lecture, our expert staff will also give a hands-on demonstration of how and why to repot an orchid.
     

    The workshop includes:

      • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your orchid
      • Expert information about orchids
      • All supplies (orchid, soil, plastic pot, and care instructions)

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 22nd.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Penn State Extension: Go Native!
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    January 29, 2020

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    Penn State Extension: Go Native! – $10


    What is the definition of a native plant? Why are native the better choice? Which natives are best for our Pennsylvania landscapes? Let the Master Gardeners teach you which plants may be used a replacements for non-native species in the Go Native! workshop.
     
    This workshop is the third in the three-part Winter Gardening Series brought to you by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Berks County. Spring will be here before you know it, and this series offers a jump-start on the gardening season. Learn how to save money, garden smarter, be kind to the environment, and expand your horticultural repertoire!
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/go-native.

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