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  • Fruit Trees
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    March 2, 2019

    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 27th. 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. **

  • Spring Turf Renovation
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 2, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Spring Turf Renovation with Dan Kallen – $10


    Dan knows his turf from working in golf course management.  Learn how to start a new lawn or renovate your existing one with conventional and organic methods. He will discuss both conventional as well as organic methods for a beautiful looking lawn this year.  Bring a dry soil sample (1/2 cup from 3″ depth) for a free pH testing.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 27th. 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. **

  • Bird Feeding 101
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    March 2, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Bird Feeding 101 – $10


    Bill Stewart, owner/operator of Red Knot Outfitters Birding Guides, previous President of the Delmarva Ornithological Society and a passionate birder for over 40 years, will teach you the BEST backyard bird feeding and bird watching techniques sure to bring ALL birds to you!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 27th. 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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  • Lil’ Sprouts: Recycled Bird Feeders
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    March 9, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Lil’ Sprouts: Mini Gardens – $5


    This Spring, give your flying friends a place to eat! We will make a recycled bird feeder made from a milk carton 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, March 13th. 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 Chickens
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    March 16, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Chickens with Maureen Breen – $10


    Maureen of “Philadelphia Backyard Chickens” 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 and healthy year-round. Primex will be selling baby chicks this spring! This is the perfect starter course for your new flock.

     

    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, March 13th. 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. **

  • Hypertufa Class
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    March 16, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Hypertufa Class – $60


    Join our staff for a delightfully messy, hands-on hypertufa trough-making workshop. Hypertufa is a lightweight, porous concrete mixture made from Portland cement, peat, and perlite. Your finished 13” x 8” weatherproof container will welcome plants that like well-drained conditions such as sedums, hens and chicks, cacti, and rock garden plants. Ideal for those with limited space, troughs can be planted as miniature gardens or to display choice specimens. Your instructor will provide individual attention and step-by-step instructions from mixing and molding to after care. Bring a pair of heavyweight kitchen gloves and wear clothes that can get dirty. You will take your trough home in its mold, and unmold it 2-3 days later to finish it. This is a 2 hour class. 

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 13th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • First Aid for Backyard Chickens
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 16, 2019

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    First Aid for Backyard Chickens – $10


    We will discuss some of the most common issues people have when raising their own backyard flock. Feel free to bring along any chicken health questions you may have for her. 

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 13th. 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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