Pike Nurseries abuzz with adventure for all ages this June

Pike Nurseries abuzz with adventure for all ages this June

Garden center launches new Kids Series classes; invites adult gardeners to bloom and grow!

Friday, June 2, 2017 — CLICK TO TWEET!

Soak in the sunny days with the assortment of classes and events offered at Pike Nurseries this season! While flowers are blooming and patios are popping, summer is also the season to learn about the critters that keep gardens lively and fun. Families are invited to explore the animals in the garden with the Pike Kids Series, and grown up gardeners can create an enchanting terrarium with wine, light bites and friends. Celebrate the buzzing season with the experts at Pike and plant the seeds for a flourishing summer!

Pike Kids Series
June 7, 14 and 21 at select Pike Nurseries locations
Beat the summertime slump with this free three-part series that will keep kids engaged as they learn about the benefits of our buzzing friends. Little ones will get the opportunity to interact with worms, butterflies and birds to discover how they keep our gardens healthy. These classes are the perfect summer enrichment activity for scouts, homeschoolers and any child with a budding green thumb who is accompanied by an adult. Classes in the series are open to all ages but are ideal for children in grades K-3.  For more information, please visit bit.ly/PikeKidSeries.

Worms
Wednesday, June 7 at 10 a.m.
FREE!

Get hands-on with these wiggly critters and uncover how they keep our soil healthy and our gardens hearty! While kids often squirm at slimy worms, this class will teach them to see worms for what they truly are: some of nature’s most beneficial helpers.

Butterflies
Wednesday, June 14 at 10 a.m.
FREE!

Learn how these fluttering insects can execute the ultimate transformation from crawly caterpillar to beautiful butterfly and discover how to attract them to the garden at home.  Kids participating in this class will also get the opportunity to create their very own butterfly feeder to take home!

Birds
Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m.
FREE!

In this interactive class, the Pike Nurseries professionals will explain the important role that gardens provide as an oasis for birds to breeze in and out for food. In return, these chirping friends help plants grow! Kids who attend this class will get the chance to plant and take home a sunflower to attract birds to their own backyard!

The Pike Kids Series will take place at the following store locations:

  • John’s Creek store
    5795 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022 
  • Lindbergh store
    2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
  • Peachtree City store
    103 Hwy 74 South, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
  • West Cobb store
    3431 Barrett Parkway NW, Marietta, Ga. 30064
  • Matthews store
    1016 Devore Lane, Matthews, N.C. 28105

Pike classes for adults:

Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds
June 13 – 15 at 6:30 p.m. and June 17 at 9 a.m. at select Pike Nurseries locations
FREE!

Fly over to select Pike Nurseries to find out how to attract hummingbirds and butterflies for the home garden. The experts at the garden center will help guests navigate ways to make their landscape a habitat for these popular pollinators.

The complete schedule for this class is as follows:

  • Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. – Peachtree City store
    103 Hwy 74 South, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
  • Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. – Johns Creek store
    5795 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022
  • Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. – West Cobb store
    3431 Barrett Parkway NW, Marietta, Ga. 30064
  • Saturday, June 17 at 9 a.m. – Lindbergh store
    2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
  • Saturday, June 17 at 9 a.m. –Matthews store
    1016 Devore Lane, Matthews, N.C. 28105

DIY Night: Trendy Terrarium
Thursday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. at select Pike Nurseries store locations
$50 per class

Pike Nurseries offers a fun and relaxing night for guests to create their own stylish terrarium while socializing with friends. In this hands-on workshop, participants are invited to design a charming mini-garden while enjoying wine and light bites. Ticket price include tasty treats as well as all supplies necessary for the terrarium. To reserve a spot and pre-pay for the event, please visit pikenursery.com/classes.

The DIY Night: Trendy Terrarium event will be held on Thursday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the following store locations:

  • John’s Creek store
    5795 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022
  • Lindbergh store
    2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
  • Peachtree City store
    103 Hwy 74 South, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
  • West Cobb store
    3431 Barrett Parkway NW, Marietta, Ga. 30064
  • Matthews store
    1016 Devore Lane, Matthews, N.C. 28105

For more information on the gardening classes and events offered at Pike Nurseries, please visit pikenursery.com

 

Pike Kid Series - Worms (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
Pike Kid Series -Birds; Bluebird (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
Pike Kid Series - Birds; Yellow Warbler (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
Butterfly on butterfly bush (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
Hummingbird feeding from lantana (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
Hummingbird feeder (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
DIY Night: Terrariums (photo credit Pike Nurseries)
DIY Night: Terrariums (photo credit Pike Nurseries)