Saturday, June 10th | 10:00am-11:00am | Succulent Living Wreath

Succulents are one of the world's versatile plants, with striking colors and unique forms. The word succulent comes from the Latin word sucus, meaning “juice” or “sap," and they thrive in sunny, well-drained areas with very little maintenance. In this class, we'll make wreaths using succulents - great for decorating trellises, arbors, an outdoor table (a nice wide candle in the center would look great) and fences, or if you can even think outside the box and lay it on a stump or unused birdbath! We will use a heavy, duty wireframe coated in plastic (one that can be used over and over for years) lined with Oregon moss and planted with pansies. Oregon moss is thick, which makes it outstanding for cohesion, unlike other moss varieties - you'll even be able to bring this inside during the winter!

Please note: The moss will be wet while students are working with it. Although not required, consider bringing rubber gardening gloves to enhance your class experience.

This class is appropriate for ages 18+.

This class will take place at Creative Gardens, located at 1965 Watson Hulbert Rd, Macedon, NY 14450. The greenhouse is on the Macedon-Fairport border and may show up as Fairport on a GPS.

If you would like to request a sign language interpreter or will be attending class with an aide, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
Jamie Snyder grew up on a farm that raised livestock, fruit, vegetables, and grain. Her love of plants and the outdoors helped her decide to enroll in college in horticulture, and complete a degree in landscape design from SUNY Morrisville. She worked in the garden center industry for 18 years where she had her hands in everything, but got to be creative designing containers for clients for every season. Jamie's business, Creative Gardens, reflects her passion for plants, flowers, and color!

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