Upcoming Workshops & Seminars
Webinar: Identifying Beneficial Insects
Encouraging beneficial insects is one of the best ways to effectively reduce the number of pests in your garden. Learn which bugs are good and their jobs in the garden, plus how to keep them around. Join Suzanne Bontempo from OWOW for this interactive and fun program for the whole family.
Saturday, April 17th, 10am
Webinar: Attracting Native Pollinators in the Garden
Learn to create a pollinator garden with Joan Pont of the California Native Plant Society! With an emphasis on natives mixed with edibles and some ornamentals, she’ll introduce you to the best plant choices and special botanical tricks that plants employ to ensure cross-pollination for the next generation. Join us!
Saturday, April 24th, 10am
Webinar: Eco-Friendly Pest and Disease Management
Learn how to prevent a variety of pest and disease problems without the use of chemicals. Suzanne Bontempo from OWOW will share advice on how to handle common seasonal pests in order to keep your garden healthy and happy.
Saturday, May 1st, 10am
Webinar: Growing Peppers 101
Whether you‘re a pepper aficionado or a first-time pepper planter, this class is for you! Our pepper expert Dan Alexander will go over the different varieties and how to plant for a successful pepper crop.
Saturday, May 15th, 10am
Webinar: Growing Succulents 101
Join us for a webinar on the basics of growing succulents successfully. We’ll discuss how to plant succulents, succulent propagation, and growing in frost conditions. We’ll also demonstrate how to put together a succulent container combination.
Saturday, May 22nd, 10am
Webinar: How to Grow Berries
Our edible gardening expert, Dan Alexander, will teach you how to grow the berries that are right for your micro-climate. Learn how to plant and grow strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries in containers, plus care for and prune them. Join us and learn from our berry expert.
Saturday, May 29th, 10am
Planting Parties at Sloat Garden Center (*temporarily on hold*)
Make an appointment for a planting party! Planting parties are a delight for birthdays, corporate team building, garden group meetings, or just a fun get-together with friends. Choose from a variety of individualized workshops for kids or adults. See our menu of fun ideas, or create your own!
Contact our Events Manager for details. Please note that maximum attendance varies by store location.
Jen Strobel, Events Manager
Webinar Speakers Available
We can teach any gardening subject to your online group. Popular webinar topics include:
- Indoor plant gardening
- Edible gardening
- Basic gardening 101 (tips on soil, fertilizer, watering)
- Creating a pollinator garden
Contact Jen Strobel, Events Manager
Curious if we have your favorite plant or product in stock? Call one of our locations directly and we'll be happy to check.