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  • New Years Day
    All day
    January 1, 2019


     

    Primex Garden Center will be closed on January 1, 2019. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:00am. 

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  • Lil’ Sprouts: Self Watering Planters
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    January 5, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Lil’ Sprouts: Self Watering Planters – $5


    Join us in making your very own self-watering planter out of recycled materials. We will be upcycling a plastic bottle to create our planters. All materials, plus a small plant of your choice, will be provided. We will be getting our hands dirty in this workshop so bring gloves if you’d like to! Recommended for ages 3-8.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 3rd. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 5, 2019

    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 17th and continuing through February 23rd. 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.

  • Kokedama Workshop
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 5, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Kokedama Workshop – $35


    Learn the art of Japanese hanging-string gardens. Based on a form of bonsai, these moss covered hanging orbs make wonderful living gifts. Cost includes; hands-on instruction, easy care houseplant and all materials. This is a very hands workshop, so be prepared to get messy!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 3rd. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • Penn State Extension: Attracting Winter Birds
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    January 12, 2019

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    Penn State Extension Attracting Winter Birds

    Penn State Extension: Attracting Winter Birds – $10


    Attracting Birds in Winter is part of the Delaware County Master Gardeners’ Second Saturdays events and is an informative and interesting class on how to care for the birds who are our outside neighbors during the winter months.

     

    Learn about the different species that call our area home during the cold months will inspire participants to help their feathered friends this winter. Find out their favorite foods and the best ways to encourage them to visit your yard.
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/attracting-winter-birds.

  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 12, 2019

    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 17th and continuing through February 23rd. 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.

  • Repotting and Basic Care for Houseplants
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    January 12, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Repotting and Basic Care for Houseplants – $15


    Learn the basic techniques for proper transplanting of our house plants. Katelyn will demonstrate the proper ways to move your plants from one container to another, including picking which pot size to use as well as fertilizer usage to promote healthy growth.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 9th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance.  A $5 Primex Gift Card will be issued to each paid registrant that attends the lecture.  Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Mounting Staghorn Ferns
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 12, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Mounting Staghorn Ferns – $45


    Add a creative touch to your décor by incorporating a mounted staghorn fern! These impressive plants are sure to be a statement in your home! We will assist you in every step of the mounting process. A staghorn fern, piece of wood and all other materials are included in the cost.

     

    **  Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 9th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • More events
    • Penn State Extension: Attracting Winter Birds
      10:00 am-12:00 pm
      January 12, 2019
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064
      Penn State Extension Attracting Winter Birds

      Penn State Extension: Attracting Winter Birds – $10


      Attracting Birds in Winter is part of the Delaware County Master Gardeners’ Second Saturdays events and is an informative and interesting class on how to care for the birds who are our outside neighbors during the winter months.

       

      Learn about the different species that call our area home during the cold months will inspire participants to help their feathered friends this winter. Find out their favorite foods and the best ways to encourage them to visit your yard.
       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/attracting-winter-birds.

    • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
      10:00 am-1:00 pm
      January 12, 2019
      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 17th and continuing through February 23rd. 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.

    • Repotting and Basic Care for Houseplants
      11:00 am-12:00 pm
      January 12, 2019
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Repotting and Basic Care for Houseplants – $15


      Learn the basic techniques for proper transplanting of our house plants. Katelyn will demonstrate the proper ways to move your plants from one container to another, including picking which pot size to use as well as fertilizer usage to promote healthy growth.

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 9th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance.  A $5 Primex Gift Card will be issued to each paid registrant that attends the lecture.  Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

    • Mounting Staghorn Ferns
      2:00 pm-3:00 pm
      January 12, 2019
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Mounting Staghorn Ferns – $45


      Add a creative touch to your décor by incorporating a mounted staghorn fern! These impressive plants are sure to be a statement in your home! We will assist you in every step of the mounting process. A staghorn fern, piece of wood and all other materials are included in the cost.

       

      **  Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 9th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • Double Points
    All day
    January 19, 2019

    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 19, 2019

    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 17th and continuing through February 23rd. 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.

  • Beginner Macramé
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    January 19, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Beginner Macramé  – $15


    Love plants, but running out of space to put them? Come learn the basics of macramé with Kait! You will leave knowing how to create your very own plant hanger and with a ball of string to practice with at home!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 16th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

     


     

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  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    January 24, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    January 24, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

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  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    January 26, 2019

    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 17th and continuing through February 23rd. 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** Terrarium Workshop
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    January 26, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Terrarium Workshop – $40


    Create a miniature garden under glass in this make and take workshop. Our greenhouse staff members will teach you how to create and care for your mini landscape. Cost includes all materials; soil, glass, and three plants. This is a great workshop for kids too!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 23rd. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

  • Seed Starting 101
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    January 26, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Seed Starting 101  – $10


    Always a popular class! Learn how to start your garden from seed this year. Topics to be discussed include seed selection, planning and timing, along with steps for growing healthy vegetable and flower seedlings.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 23rd. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance.  A $5 Primex Gift Card will be issued to each paid registrant that attends the lecture.  Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – Day #1
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    January 30, 2019

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


    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. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 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-3:30 pm
    January 31, 2019

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

    Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


    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. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    January 31, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • Penn State Extension: Taking the Mystery out of Seed Starting
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    January 31, 2019

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

    Penn State Extension: Taking the Mystery out of Seed Starting – $10


    Taking the Mystery Out of Seed Starting is a Master Gardener demonstration class on how to start vegetable, herb, and flower seeds.
     

    To Be Covered

    • Choosing the best seeds for your needs.
    • Interpreting information on seed packets.
    • Promoting good germination
    • Fertilizing and watering effectively.
    • Preparing tender seedlings for planting outdoors.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/taking-the-mystery-out-of-seed-starting.

  • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    January 31, 2019

    Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


    The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

     
    The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

  • More events
    • Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course - Day #2
      9:00 am-3:30 pm
      January 31, 2019
      112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402
      112 Pleasant Acres Rd. York, PA 17402

      Penn State Extension: Arborist Short Course – $250


      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. 30, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM), Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), and Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course.

    • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      January 31, 2019

      Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


      The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

       
      The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

    • Penn State Extension: Taking the Mystery out of Seed Starting
      7:00 pm-9:00 pm
      January 31, 2019
      1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533
      1238 County Welfare Rd. Leesport, PA 19533

      Penn State Extension: Taking the Mystery out of Seed Starting – $10


      Taking the Mystery Out of Seed Starting is a Master Gardener demonstration class on how to start vegetable, herb, and flower seeds.
       

      To Be Covered

      • Choosing the best seeds for your needs.
      • Interpreting information on seed packets.
      • Promoting good germination
      • Fertilizing and watering effectively.
      • Preparing tender seedlings for planting outdoors.

       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/taking-the-mystery-out-of-seed-starting.

    • Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training
      7:00 pm-8:00 pm
      January 31, 2019

      Penn State Extension: Tree Tenders® Online Training – $35


      The Tree Tenders® Online Training program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.

       
      The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, Tree Pittsburgh and other local urban forestry experts.

       
      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-online.

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