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4010 Mt Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549

Events

Custom Container Hands-on Class 
Apr
20
10:00 am10:00

Custom Container Hands-on Class 

Cost: $75 (Includes container along with four 4-inch perennials and three 4-inch annuals.)

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 to reserve your seat.

Where: Orchard Nursery & Florist

Create a stunning container garden for your patio, terrace or entryway! Led by Shawna Anderson, our Custom Container Designer, in this hands-on class, you will learn techniques on how to create a lush focal point using her quintessential Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers® concept.

All attendees will choose from an assortment of Shawna's favorite perennials and annuals to pot up and take home to enjoy. We'll also have refreshments!


Citrus Tasting
Mar
18
11:00 am11:00

Citrus Tasting

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Not required.

Try before you buy! Taste a wide variety of flavorful citrus fruit. Bring the whole family to help decide which ones are right for you and your garden! Our expert suppliers, Generation Growers, will be on hand to answer any questions.

Forest Terrariums
Mar
11
2:00 pm14:00

Forest Terrariums

Cost: $40 class fee includes all supplies needed!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

Create your very own forest terrarium! Bring your creativity and we’ll cover the rest. This workshop will cover all the essentials to create an exquisite terrarium that will last, offering tips and tricks to keep your miniature world lush and green.

Orchids in Design
Feb
25
2:00 pm14:00

Orchids in Design

Cost: $75/person

Reservations: Please call us at 925-284-4474 to reserve your spot!

Bring the outdoors inside with these Orchid arrangements! Use natural elements and textural details to display a stunning architectural design for your home. All supplies needed are included in the $75 class fee. 

KOKEDAMA STRING GARDEN WORKSHOP
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

KOKEDAMA STRING GARDEN WORKSHOP

Cost:  $40 class fee includes all supplies needed!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

String gardens are the latest trend for displaying houseplants. Also called Kokedama, string gardens wrap a plant's root system in moss and string, creating a piece of living art. In this hands-on, make and take class, you'll learn wrapping techniques, as well as how to care for your string garden.

Girls Night Out: Botanical Gifts for Your Sweetheart!
Feb
7
5:00 pm17:00

Girls Night Out: Botanical Gifts for Your Sweetheart!

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474, ext. 3 and make your reservation today.

Grab the girls and join us for a glass of champagne, sweets and shopping! Plus, watch our designers work their magic as they create two new gift ideas for your special Valentine!

Laura will be demonstrating her artisan take on trendy boutonnieres to celebrate this joyous occasion!  Boutonnieres are a guaranteed way of sprucing up your lovely Valentine's attire!

Allison will be demonstrating her artistic expertise with design on living plants as she puts together beautiful heart shaped plaques to share with that special loved one!

We will also have trunk shows by Unlock Home and Beautycounter. Unlock Home, created by Christa Melton, was created to inspire people to unlock more happiness in their homes through inspiring scents infused in soy candles, soaps and more. Beautycounter, founded by Rachel Prince, is a movement for better beauty, working to change the face of beauty with safe, high-performing products that put people and planet first. Come meet Christa and Rachel on February 7, and see their beautiful products first-hand!

Note: Demonstrations will take place in the florist.

Favorite Plants in Floral Design Workshop
Jan
28
2:00 pm14:00

Favorite Plants in Floral Design Workshop

Cost: $75/person

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

Learn inside tips and how-to's on floral design, integrating some of our favorite plants, as well as trendy additions. We'll focus on seasonal colors, textures and long lasting floral elements. Leave with hands on experience and your finished design! The $75 class fee includes all supplies needed.

Kokedama String Garden Workshop
Jan
21
2:00 pm14:00

Kokedama String Garden Workshop

Cost:  $40 class fee includes all supplies needed!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

String gardens are the latest trend for displaying houseplants. Also called Kokedama, string gardens wrap a plant's root system in moss and string, creating a piece of living art. In this hands-on, make and take class, you'll learn wrapping techniques, as well as how to care for your string garden.

Winter Pruning Demo: Fruit Trees
Jan
19
10:00 am10:00

Winter Pruning Demo: Fruit Trees

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

Join us for a demonstration on winter pruning of fruit trees! Reservations are required as seating is limited; no seats will be available at the door. 

Garden for Life Seminar
Jan
18
10:30 am10:30

Garden for Life Seminar

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and reserve your seat.

Do you love to garden and don’t want to give it up? This seminar educates gardeners on how to modify their gardens, adapt their tools and re-think how and when they garden, enabling them to garden for life, without pain. All participants will leave with an adaptive gardening plan that can help them remember the dozens of tips, tools and techniques covered in this class.

Winter Pruning Demo: Roses
Jan
17
10:00 am10:00

Winter Pruning Demo: Roses

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Please call 925-284-4474 and make your reservation today.

Join us for a demonstration on winter pruning of roses! Reservations are required as seating is limited; no seats will be available at the door. 

Girls Night Out: Champagne & Shopping
Dec
6
5:00 pm17:00

Girls Night Out: Champagne & Shopping

Save the date! We will be hosting a girls night out just in time for all your holiday shopping. Call 925-284-4474, ext. 3 for reservations, and check back here for updates and more information! 

Pictures with Santa!
Dec
4
11:00 am11:00

Pictures with Santa!

Bring the family for a picture with Santa, and share your Christmas wishes! We will have a photographer on site, offering free digital photos, or you are welcome to snap your own pictures with your camera or phone. 'Tis the season! 

An Enchanted Christmas
Nov
3
5:30 pm17:30

An Enchanted Christmas

Join our Community for an Open House to Benefit Jake Javier.

  • An Enchanted Christmas Wonderland! Over 50 trees decorated with treasures collected from around the world!
  • Ali & Bird Jewelry Show at the Lazy K Gift House
  • A Trunk Show with Baggalini Handbags
  • Fabulous Raffle Prizes

10 % of the evening's sales, as well as all tickets and raffles proceeds, will be donated to Javi Strong #54.

Reservations Required as space is limited. Call the Lazy K House at Orchard Nursery at 925-284-4474 Ext 3. Tickets are $10.00 Cash or Check made out to The Javier Family Trust.

Toddler Art Class
Oct
30
11:00 am11:00

Toddler Art Class

Cost: $18/child

Reservations: Required as seating is limited. Please call (925) 284-4474.

Celebrate the season with your young artist (ages 18 months - 5 years) as you create a work of Halloween themed art side by side. Explore a variety of art processes designed for young children, and leave with a beautiful piece of art to display and share. Children will love the stories, songs, and circle-time play as well as the hands-on messy art making experience. The art experience is led by early childhood art specialist and local artist Julia Linsteadt, who loves all things sparkly, and believes that making art is always more fun when the supplies are serenaded.

Tillandsia’s Upon a Pumpkin
Oct
29
1:00 pm13:00

Tillandsia’s Upon a Pumpkin

Cost: $65/person

Reservations: Required as seating is limited. Call our florist at 925-284-4474 to reserve your space today! 

Join Laura & Alison in this hands-on workshop and create a fanciful reminder of autumn that will last throughout the season.

Christmas Open House
Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Christmas Open House

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Not required.

Schedule:

10am-12:30pm: Come ‘Jam’ With Us

Award winning chef, Tom Wright, teaches canning and preserving techniques. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Tom is sure to broaden your skills with his expert advice and helpful “how-to’s”.

10am-3pm: Erickson Ranch Preserves

“Where fresh is a destination!” A variety of delicious locally grown and handmade jams and preserves reminiscent of our childhoods. Stop by and visit with Ray and Victoria and taste what ‘real produce’ tastes like.

11am-1pm: Harpist Renée Roberge

Her beautiful music will delight you while you enjoy our Christmas Open House.

1-3pm: 'The Blue Moon Brothers’

This Bluegrass band never fails to deliver! 

Toddler Art Class
Oct
19
10:30 am10:30

Toddler Art Class

Cost: $18/child

Reservations: Required as seating is limited. Please call (925) 284-4474.

Celebrate the season with your young artist (ages 18 months - 5 years) as you create a work of fall-inspired art side by side. Explore a variety of art processes designed for young children, and leave with a beautiful piece of art to display and share. Children will love the stories, songs, and circle-time play as well as the hands-on messy art making experience. The art experience is led by early childhood art specialist and local artist Julia Linsteadt, who loves all things sparkly, and believes that making art is always more fun when the supplies are serenaded.

 

Cooking Demo - Pumpkins - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall
Oct
19
10:30 am10:30

Cooking Demo - Pumpkins - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall

Cost: $21 for all three classes or $10 for one class.

Reservations: Required as space is limited.  Call Chris or Randall at (925) 284-4474.

Cooking Demonstrations - Recipes for People & Dogs

Local Chef Gayle Somers of Home / Made Kitchen Cafe & Bakery in Moraga will be sharing her favorite seasonal recipes. Participants will be tasting each recipe during the demo and taking home a copy of all the recipes. Each of her demos will have a it's own fall theme. 

People aren't the only ones that drool over her recipes! She'll be sharing her favorite pet treat recipe as well at the apple and pumpkin classes. 

October 4th - Apple recipes (includes a canine recipe)

October 11th  - Salad recipes

October 19th - Pumpkin recipes (includes a canine recipe)

Cooking Demo - Salads - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall
Oct
11
10:30 am10:30

Cooking Demo - Salads - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall

Cost: $21 for all three classes or $10 for one class.

Reservations: Required as space is limited.  Call Chris or Randall at (925) 284-4474.

Cooking Demonstrations - Recipes for People & Dogs

Local Chef Gayle Somers of Home / Made Kitchen Cafe & Bakery in Moraga will be sharing her favorite seasonal recipes. Participants will be tasting each recipe during the demo and taking home a copy of all the recipes. Each of her demos will have a it's own fall theme. 

People aren't the only ones that drool over her recipes! She'll be sharing her favorite pet treat recipe as well at the apple and pumpkin classes. 

October 4th - Apple recipes (includes a canine recipe)

October 11th  - Salad recipes

October 19th - Pumpkin recipes (includes a canine recipe)

Pumpkins & Succulents - A Perfect Pair!
Oct
6
10:30 am10:30

Pumpkins & Succulents - A Perfect Pair!

Cost: $50/person

Reservations: Call Chris for reservations as seating is limited. (925) 284-4474.

Meet Jill from our Lazy K House, and learn how to adorn a pumpkin with a variety of succulents. You will bring home a beautiful Harvest centerpiece! 

Cooking Demo - Apples - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall
Oct
4
10:30 am10:30

Cooking Demo - Apples - Celebrate the Flavors of Fall

Cost: $21 for all three classes or $10 for one class.

Reservations: Required as space is limited.  Call Chris or Randall at (925) 284-4474.

Cooking Demonstrations - Recipes for People & Dogs

Local Chef Gayle Somers of Home / Made Kitchen Cafe & Bakery in Moraga will be sharing her favorite seasonal recipes. Participants will be tasting each recipe during the demo and taking home a copy of all the recipes. Each of her demos will have a it's own fall theme. 

People aren't the only ones that drool over her recipes! She'll be sharing her favorite pet treat recipe as well at the apple and pumpkin classes. 

October 4th - Apple recipes (includes a canine recipe)

October 11th  - Salad recipes

October 19th - Pumpkin recipes (includes a canine recipe)

 

Harvest Festival 2016
Oct
1
Oct 31

Harvest Festival 2016

We have something fun planned for every weekend of October--and even some weekdays. We hope you'll join us to celebrate the Fall and all upcoming holidays!

Apple Pie Contest
Oct
1
11:00 am11:00

Apple Pie Contest

Cost: Free

Reservations: Call to reserve your space (925) 284-4474. 

Take part in our mouth-watering contest and enter to see if your pie is the prize winner. Pie must be delivered by 10am on October 1st. Bring copies of your recipes if your willing to share it. Our prestigious judges include Michelin Award Winner Philippe Chevalier and our own Martie Visconti, former pastry chef and Victoria Alley our renowned home cook extraordinaire. 

Pumpkin Fairy Garden Workshop
Sep
29
10:00 am10:00

Pumpkin Fairy Garden Workshop

Cost: $70
Reservation: Required as space is limited. Call (925) 284-4474 today! 

Attend this “make-and-take workshop” and create magical Halloween décor for your family to enjoy this spooky season. You’ll learn to properly prep the pumpkin so it can be used as a pot, and then you’ll plant and decorate with Halloween-themed accessories. Before you leave with your creation, you’ll also learn how to care for the pumpkin to keep it fresh and beautiful throughout the season. All children attending must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited so call the florist to reserve your spot today! (925) 284-4474.

Terrarium Workshop
Sep
22
10:00 am10:00

Terrarium Workshop

Presented by Allison Ferry and Jason Knott

Cost: $60

Reservation: 12 people maximum for workshop. Call the Florist at (925) 284-4474 to sign up today.

Explore the art and technique involved in making your own terrarium! This workshop will cover pointers on creating and maintaining terrarium plants and the materials they live in. Join us and create your very own miniature world!

Halloween Open House
Sep
15
5:00 pm17:00

Halloween Open House

Join us for a beautifully spooky evening at the Halloween Open House featuring an array of Halloween demonstrations taking place throughout the nursery that follow this year's theme, The Enchanted Forest.

Cost: Free
Reservations: Required as space is limited. Call (925) 284-4474 and ask for the Lazy K to reserve your spot!

Open House demonstrations include:

  • The Lazy K House's Halloween Open House
    Wander The Lazy K House while enjoying a refreshing peach Bellini and taking in the inspiring Halloween & Harvest displays. Among many other treasures, The Lazy K House will feature a fabulous collection of Witch Hats by designer Christine Del Monica.
  • Thrillers, “Chillers” & Spillers
    Stop by and watch the talented Shawna Anderson create mixed Custom Containers for your garden, patio, porch or deck.
  • Primp Your Pumpkins
    Head to the Flower Shop and find some inspiration as you watch a demonstration of a pumpkin being decorated with bows, Halloween decor and spider-like tillandsias. 
  • Seasonal Fairy Gardens in a Pumpkin
    Watch as beautiful and unique Halloween decorations are created before your eyes! Flowers and plants are planted inside a pumpkin, then accessorized with Halloween- themed decor. Like what you see? Attend the Pumpkin Fairy Garden Workshop on September 29 to create your own! 

Also be sure to stop by the florist and take in the beautiful Silver Leaf Jewelry Show by Carolyn Russell. Finally, learn more about delicious fall greens with Orchard's vegetable buyer and resident food expert, Randall Barnes. 

Reservations are required for this free event as space is limited. Give the Lazy K a call at (925) 284-4474 and reserve your spot, today! 

Flower Arrangements with Hand-Tied Bows with Debbie
Aug
27
3:00 pm15:00

Flower Arrangements with Hand-Tied Bows with Debbie

Join us for a hands-on flower-arranging workshop and learn how to make a hand tied bouquet. We'll use the spiral-stem technique to create a structured shape that will then be placed in a clear ginger jar vase. Space is limited, you can reserve your spot today by calling 925-284-4474.

Cost: $65