DIY Kids’ Succulent Garden!
Jun
13
10:00 AM10:00

DIY Kids’ Succulent Garden!

Cost: $25, includes all materials

Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com or call her at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 today!

School’s out for summer which means more time spent outdoors in the garden! Join us in the Atrium to make your very own succulent container garden and learn all about our favorite drought tolerant and easy care plants! Great for kids aged 4 and up.

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FREE Orchid Repotting Demo
Jun
27
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Orchid Repotting Demo

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us in the Atrium for our FREE Orchid Repotting Demo! Led by Anna, learn how to properly repot your orchid plus tips for fertilizing, pruning and more!

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FREE Houseplants 101: Summer Care
Jul
18
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Houseplants 101: Summer Care

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com today!

For our summer edition of Houseplants 101 we will be covering seasonal care! It’s summer - meaning the placement of your plant, watering, fertilizing and its overall care may change. Join us in the Atrium and learn what you should be doing to help your plant thrive!

We’ll also be talking about our favorite indoor plants including air purifying, low-maintenance and low light varieties. This class is great for beginners and those looking to gain a bit more knowledge! Bring you houseplant questions and walk away with the knowledge to keep your leafy pals healthy and happy!

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DIY Herb Container Garden
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

DIY Herb Container Garden

Cost: $55, includes all materials

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 today!

Join us for our summer Herb Container Garden led by Shawna! Held on our Custom Container Patio, come create your very own herb container garden, the perfect complement to your summer cook-outs and BBQs!

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after August 3rd cannot be refunded. The pot in the image above and what will be used in the class may differ.

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FREE Orchid Repotting Demo
Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Orchid Repotting Demo

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us in the Atrium for our FREE Orchid Repotting Demo! Led by Anna, learn how to properly repot your orchid plus tips for fertilizing, pruning and more!

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Pop-Up Bach
May
16
4:00 PM16:00

Pop-Up Bach

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Not required, come on down!

We’ve partnered with Gold Coast Chamber Players to bring you Pop Up Bach in the nursery on Thursday, May 16th from 4 - 5:00PM! Join us as violist Rachel Stokol serenades the nursery with her music! Gold Coast Chamber Players - a musical experience in unexpected locations!

 Note that the seasonal finale of Pop Up Bach will take place in Lafayette on Saturday, May 18th. Learn more about the Gold Coast Chamber Players here.

Since 1987, the Gold Coast Chamber Players have been leading the way as one of the nation’s first chamber music collectives. Performing first in Victorian mansions in the heart of the Alameda Gold Coast, GCCP continues to create this same intimacy in larger venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Winner of the Arts and Culture Award for Contra Costa County and Best East Bay Chamber Group, GCCP provides vibrant concert experiences with ongoing series in both Lafayette and Piedmont. Dedicated to education, GCCP cultivates engaging classroom experiences in public schools throughout Contra Costa County. 

Gold Coast Chamber Players is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing vibrant, thematic programming and community access to leading chamber musicians from around the world. 

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SOLD OUT! Spring Container Gardening Demo
Apr
17
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Spring Container Gardening Demo

Cost: FREE!
Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP please email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com

Led by Shawna, head of our Custom Container Department, join us for this FREE demonstration on container gardening! You’ll walk away with tips on planting and learn a few of Shawna’s favorite flowers and foliage to spruce up your porch and patio containers just in time for spring!

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FREE Orchid Repotting Demo
Mar
12
11:00 AM11:00

FREE Orchid Repotting Demo

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us for this demo on orchid repotting led by Allison and Anna and become a repotting master! They'll be covering the general rules when it comes to repotting, fertilizing and more! 

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FREE Houseplants 101
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Houseplants 101

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com today!

Join us for this FREE lecture on houseplants in the Atrium! Learn about our favorite indoor plants including air purifying, low-maintenance and low light varieties. Bring you houseplant questions and walk away with the knowledge to keep your leafy pals healthy and happy!

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SOLD OUT! FREE Orchid Repotting Demo
Feb
21
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! FREE Orchid Repotting Demo

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us for this demo on orchid repotting led by Allison and Anna and become a repotting master! They'll be covering the general rules when it comes to repotting, fertilizing and more! 

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SOLD OUT! Valentine's Day Terrarium Workshop
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Valentine's Day Terrarium Workshop

Cost: $45, includes all materials - 6” round glass terrarium, plants and rose quartz heart.

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 today!

Join us for our Valentine Terrarium workshop in the Atrium! Scheduled just 5 days before Valentine’s Day, come create your very own living terrarium complete with a gorgeous rose quartz heart stone that makes the perfect V-Day gift for your boo, or you!

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SOLD OUT! DIY Terrarium Workshop
Jan
24
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT! DIY Terrarium Workshop

This workshop is SOLD OUT!

Join Allison and Anna in the Atrium and create your very own terrarium! Bring your creativity and we’ll teach you how to keep your miniature world lush and green! 

Cost: $40, includes all materials

Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 today!

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after January 17th cannot be refunded.

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FREE Conifers 101
Jan
22
11:00 AM11:00

FREE Conifers 101

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com to RSVP today!

Brighten up your garden all year round! Join us in the Atrium for this free lecture on Conifers led by Luke. Conifers are an essential ingredient to a well-rounded garden, (plus generally deer resistant and drought tolerant too!) come learn how to add them to your landscape!

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SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Rose & Fruit Tree Combo
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Rose & Fruit Tree Combo

This Demo is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our newsletter to find out about more upcoming classes.

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email her at lauren@orchardnursery.com to make your reservation today.

Join us for a demonstration on winter pruning of both fruit trees and roses led by Shawna! Learn her tips and technique for giving your roses and fruit trees a healthy prune for a burst of spring growth! Reservations are required as seating is limited; no seats will be available at the door.

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SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Fruit Trees
Jan
17
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Fruit Trees

This Demo is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our newsletter to find out about more upcoming classes.

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email her at lauren@orchardnursery.com to make your reservation today.

Join us for a demonstration on winter pruning of fruit trees led by Shawna! Learn her tips and technique for giving your fruit trees a healthy prune for a burst of spring growth! Reservations are required as seating is limited; no seats will be available at the door.

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SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Roses
Jan
15
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Winter Pruning Demo: Roses

This Demo is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our newsletter to find out about more upcoming classes.

Cost: Free!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email her at lauren@orchardnursery.com to make your reservation today.

Join us for a demonstration on winter pruning of roses led by Shawna! Learn her tips and technique for giving your roses a healthy prune for a burst of spring growth! Reservations are required as seating is limited; no seats will be available at the door. 

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SOLD OUT! FREE Houseplants 101
Jan
10
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT! FREE Houseplants 101

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, to RSVP email Lauren at lauren@orchardnursery.com today!

Join us for this FREE lecture on houseplants in the Atrium! Learn about our favorite indoor plants including air purifying, low-maintenance and low light varieties. Bring you houseplant questions and walk away with the knowledge to keep your leafy pals healthy and happy!

 

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Lamorinda 4-H Bake Sale!
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Lamorinda 4-H Bake Sale!

This weekend we'll be hosting the Lamorinda 4-H's Bake Sale, a fundraiser for the victims of the Camp Fire.

Join us in the nursery both Saturday and Sunday from 10-2:00PM and pick up a sweet homemade goodie and in turn, help those in need during the holiday season!

We hope to see you there!

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Bakeshop Californica Pie Pop-Up
Nov
21
11:00 AM11:00

Bakeshop Californica Pie Pop-Up

You might remember Bakeshop Californica from our Harvest Festival - homemade pretzels, apple hand pies, delicious cookies…well they’re back and just in time for Thanksgiving!

We’ll be hosting their Pie Pop-Up the Wednesday before Thanksgiving in our nursery gazebo. Stop by between 11:00-2PM and pick up one of their delicious freshly made pies, scones, sourdough bagels & breads, cranberry sauce and more off their Thanksgiving menu!

Place your pre-order here before Sunday, November 18th. If you want to take your chances come early - they are liable to sell out!

If you aren’t familiar with Bakeshop Californica, they are a local Community Supported Bakery, makes delicious handmade pastries, sourdough bagels and breads. They use organic ingredients and feature seasonal produce from local farms. Visit www.bakeshopca.com for more info.

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Holiday Open House
Nov
2
to Nov 4

Holiday Open House

Join us for the grand opening of the Holiday Shop! Stop in Friday thru Sunday and enjoy hot apple cider and cookies while you shop! Don't forget to stop into The Lazy K to see their spectacular Christmas and holiday displays!

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SOLD OUT! Container Planting with Bulbs
Nov
1
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Container Planting with Bulbs

This event is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here to learn about more upcoming events and workshops! 
 

Cost: $45, includes 13" terracotta pot, annuals, bulbs, soil and everything needed for your container to thrive!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 to reserve a seat! 

You get planting and we'll take care of the mess! Join Shawna in the Atrium (formerly the Florist) for this hands-on workshop and walk away with a beautiful container spilling with fall flowers and spring bulbs just waiting to bloom - a container you'll enjoy all winter long! 

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after October 25th cannot be refunded.

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SOLD OUT! Water-Wise 101
Oct
30
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT! Water-Wise 101

This event is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here to learn about more upcoming events and workshops! 

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us for this talk led by Shawna on how to get water-wise! Learn our tips on how to water your plants right - thoroughly and deeply for healthy growth all year round, including how much to water. Find out a few of Shawna's favorite low-water and drought-tolerant plants too! Bring your questions and let's get water-wise! 

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Primp Your Pumpkin DIY Workshop
Oct
26
11:00 AM11:00

Primp Your Pumpkin DIY Workshop

Cost: $60, includes all materials

Reservations: Space is limited, call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 to reserve your spot!

Led by Jan in the Atrium, join us for this hands-on workshop with the most gorgeous takeaway – a primped pumpkin! We’ll be choosing pumpkins from the nursery and adorning them with ribbon and everlasting botanicals for a show stopping fall centerpiece perfect for this month’s festivities and your Thanksgiving feast!

Here’s a few gorgeous examples Jan whipped up for us…they definitely make amazing hostess gifts!

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after October 19th cannot be refunded.

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SOLD OUT! T-Rex Terrariums
Oct
25
4:00 PM16:00

SOLD OUT! T-Rex Terrariums

This event is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here to learn about more upcoming events and workshops! 

Cost: $40, includes all materials.

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 to reserve a seat! 

The perfect after-school activity for kids and adults alike! Design and create your very own terrarium featuring carnivorous plants and…dinosaurs! And unicorns! (We've invited all pre-historic and mystical beings!)

We'll teach you how to care for your terrariums including tips on watering and lighting to help keep it thriving! Come get creative and leave the mess to us! 

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after October 18th cannot be refunded.

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SOLD OUT! Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers® - Container Gardening for Fall
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

SOLD OUT! Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers® - Container Gardening for Fall

This event is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here to learn about more upcoming events and workshops! 

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Master Shawna's quintessential Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers® technique for all your fall containers in this free demonstration! We'll be talking Shawna's favorite fall flowers and colors and how to care for them leading into our colder months. Speaking of colder, please note that if it's raining this day we'll be having our demonstration in the Atrium (formally the Florist)! 

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FREE Herbal Fire Cider Demo
Oct
12
11:00 AM11:00

FREE Herbal Fire Cider Demo

Cost: FREE! RSVP by emailing Anna at eastbayherbals@gmail.com

Join East Bay Herbals and Clinical Western Herbalist Anna Marie Beauchemin for an educational workshop about the process of making the magical elixir, fire cider.

Fire cider is an age-old herbal remedy used during the fall and winter months to help aid in the body’s resistance to seasonal illness. In this workshop, we will discuss the uses and benefits of fire cider and the science behind its garden-fresh herbal ingredients. The class will include a step-by-step demonstration so that you leave with the skills needed to go home and make your own batch for the season.

To read more about East Bay Herbals work see their website at eastbayherbals.com

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Painting Class with Dovetails & Sash
Oct
3
11:00 AM11:00

Painting Class with Dovetails & Sash

Reservations: Registration closes Septemberl 28th! To view more info including how to RSVP visit Dovetails & Sash event page here!

Join Becky, of Dovetails & Sash in the Atrium for a Halloween painting class!

All of the wood is cut, assembled and sanded prior to the party, but you will be able to choose the paint and stain colors you want to use at the class. Becky will also provide the stencils and all other supplies needed to make your sign. No creativity is required. You will be led through step by step to make your beautiful masterpiece.

 

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Harvest Festival
Oct
1
to Oct 28

Harvest Festival

Join us for our annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy our maker's market, live music, farm animals, pumpkins, kids activities and more, every Saturday and Sunday from 11-3pm in October! 

Click here to find out more details including who’s coming!

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SOLD OUT! Tillandsia Driftwood Workshop
Sep
27
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT! Tillandsia Driftwood Workshop

Cost: $35, includes all materials.

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 to reserve a seat! 

Join us in this hands-on workshop and create a one of a kind Tillandsia design. Mounted on driftwood, display it as a centerpiece, on the mantle or shelf; Tillandia, AKA Air Plants are easy to care for and look great year-round. Come get creative and learn about the care and keeping of our favorite terrestrial plant! 

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to material costs and the popularity of the class, cancellations after September 20th cannot be refunded.

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BOGO 4" Houseplant Sale!
Sep
22
to Sep 23

BOGO 4" Houseplant Sale!

Happy National Houseplant Week!

How are you celebrating? We recommend bumping up your houseplant game with a new plant pal from the Atrium! Actually, let's make it 2 new plant pals...

Our 4” houseplants are BUY 1 GET 1 FREE this Saturday and Sunday only!

The place is stocked and ready for you! Come see us this weekend for our BUY 1 GET 1 FREE deal and find the perfect new indoor plants for your space!

Sale excludes blooming plants, while supplies last. BOGO of equal or less value. 9/22-9/23 only.

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SOLD OUT! Deadheading & Cutting Back 101
Sep
20
9:30 AM09:30

SOLD OUT! Deadheading & Cutting Back 101

This event is SOLD OUT! Sign up for our weekly newsletter here to learn about more upcoming events and workshops! 
 

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Due to popular demand we have scheduled another Deadheading & Cutting Back 101 Demo!

Join us for this hands-on class, led by Shawna, and learn how to correctly deadhead and cut back plants to keep them thriving. We'll be strolling through the nursery so please remember your hat, shears, gloves and any gardening questions you might have. Shears and gloves will also be available for purchase in our shop.

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Worm Tea Workshop
Sep
17
1:00 PM13:00

Worm Tea Workshop

Cost: FREE!

Reservations: https://www.recyclesmart.org/workshops

Led by our friends at RecycleSmart, learn how to create your very own worm tea! Teeming with billions of microbes, in this workshop understand the ways worm tea benefits both your plant and soil! 

Worm tea provides the ability to increase microbiological activity which is the building block for your soil in a chemical free environment.
- Provides nutrients
- Helps prevent plant disease
- Inoculant for potting soil (helps seedlings grow strong) 
- Recovers polluted soil
- Foliar spray
 

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SOLD OUT! Orchid Repotting Demo
Sep
13
11:00 AM11:00

SOLD OUT! Orchid Repotting Demo

Cost: FREE! 

Reservations: Space is limited, please call Lauren at 925-284-4474 ext. 134 or email lauren@orchardnursery.com to reserve a seat! 

Join us for this demo on orchid repotting led by Allison and Anna and become a repotting master! They'll be covering the general rules when it comes to repotting, fertilizing and more! 

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