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  • **FULL** Backyard Chickens
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    02/03/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Chickens with Maureen Breen – $10


    This class is full! Maureen will be back on March 10th for a second workshop! Information can be found here: Backyard Chickens.

    Maureen will teach you how easy it is to raise a backyard flock. Learn everything from choosing the right chicks, setting up a coop, and keeping them happy & healthy year-round.

     

    Maureen is also an advocate for legalizing backyard chickens in Philadelphia, you can request to join their Facebook group Philadelphia Backyard Chickens here. This group is for everyone living in the Greater Philadelphia area. They are a valuable resource for all things chicken related & the group is always willing to answer your chicken questions!

     

    Primex will be selling baby chicks this spring! This is the perfect starter course for your new flock.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 31st. 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. **

  • Terrarium Workshop
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02/03/2018

    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.  Members of our greenhouse staff will teach you how to create and care for your mini landscape.  Cost includes all materials: soil, glass bowl & 3 plants. Great workshop for kids too!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 31st. 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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  • Backyard Birding
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    02/10/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Birding with Marsha Pearson – $10


    Marsha will discuss how you can participate in world-wide event, The Great Backyard Bird Count, on February 16 – 19, 2018. Learn how to attract more birds to your backyard as well as some “tricky bird ID’s” on local birds

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 7th. 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. **

  • Lil’ Sprouts: Let’s Learn – Love Bugs
    11:30 am-12:15 pm
    02/10/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Lil’ Sprouts: Let’s Learn – Love Bugs – $5


    Love is in the air! But watch out, you might get bitten by what we will be crafting in this Lil’ Sprouts workshop! Come play with us as we learn about all sorts of bugs before creating your very own love bug to bring home! This program is recommended ages 4-8. 

     

    ** Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500 by February 7th. **

  • Backyard Beekeeping
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    02/10/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Beekeeping with World ’O’ Honey – $10


    Joe and Jean of World of Honey will talk about all the different methods of beekeeping and how to enjoy their benefits. They will discuss all the basics from setting up a hive, to winterizing the hive as well as extracting honey. They will show you what tools to use, how to read your hives and bees.
     
    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 7th. 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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  • Raised Bed Gardening
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    02/17/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Raised Bed Gardening with Sally McCabe – $10


    Sally, from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, comes to us with her energetic personality and her knowledge of community gardening. Learn her techniques for getting the most out of the raised bed vegetable garden using less space, time, and effort.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 14th. 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. **

  • Intensive Vegetable Planting
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    02/17/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Intensive Vegetable Planting with Sally McCabe – $10


    Break out of gardening in rows and learn how to maximize your garden space for increased vegetable yields. Sally will teach you vertical, inter-planting and succession planting for continuous production throughout the growing season.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 14th. 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. **

  • Seed Starting 101
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02/17/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Seed Starting 101 with Gloria Foran – $10


    Always a popular class! Learn how to start your garden from seed this year. Gloria, our own propagation expert, will discuss seed selection, planning and timing, along with steps for growing healthy vegetable and flower seedlings.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 14th. 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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  • Berries, Brambles & Grapes
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    02/24/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Berries, Brambles & Grapes with Anne Myers – $10


    Anne comes to us with years of experience on her family farm. Have you ever wanted to plant or increase production on strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries or grapes? Learn how to maintain your small fruit orchard including; planting, pruning, and pest & disease prevention. Dress warmly, lecture will be in our Barn.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 21st. 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. **

  • Fruit Trees
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    02/24/2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Fruit Trees with Anne Myers – $10


    Learn how to care for your home orchard including: planting, pruning, pest & disease controls. Dress warm for a hands-on pruning demonstration in our nursery. Feel free to bring along photos of your backyard fruit trees and Anne will help to decide what should be pruned out for better fruit production.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 21st. 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. **

  • Kokedama Workshop
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    02/24/2018

    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, February 21st. 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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