Pike Nurseries to celebrate the spellbinding season of fall with enchanting classes in October

Pike Nurseries to celebrate the spellbinding season of fall with enchanting classes in October

Local garden center also staffs up for the coming holidays with career fair

ATLANTA (September 20, 2017) – The season of cool breezes and colorful landscapes is upon us! Gardeners can welcome fall with informative classes about fall container gardening and a hands-on class where attendees will create picturesque pumpkin planters. Pike Nurseries will also host a career fair to hire experienced gardeners and aspiring green thumbs alike for seasonal positions!

Creating Fall Container Gardens
October 3-5 and October 7 at select Pike Nurseries locations

With autumn comes beautiful fall foliage and blooming flowers! In this free class, guests will learn how to use fall’s finest foliage to create charming containers, hanging baskets and window boxes to decorate outdoor spaces. Complimentary refreshments will be provided, along with the opportunity to enter a drawing for a free Pike Nurseries prize.

Creating Fall Container Gardens Schedule:

  • Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. – Peachtree City store
    103 Hwy 74 South, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269
  • Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. – Johns Creek store
    5795 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022
  • Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. – Ballantyne store
    12630 N. Community House Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28277
  • Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. – West Cobb store
    3431 Barrett Parkway NW, Marietta, Ga. 30064
  • Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m. – Lindbergh store
    2410 Camellia Lane NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30324
  • Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m. - Matthews store
    1016 Devore Lane, Matthews, N.C. 28105
  • Saturday, October 7 at 10 a.m. – Lake Oconee store
    1341 Linger Longer Road, Greensboro, Ga. 30642

Make and Take: Pumpkin Planter
Saturday, October 21 at 9 a.m. at all Pike Nurseries stores

Green thumbs are invited to plant fall flowers inside a festive pumpkin during this special make-and-take class. Once completed, guests can proudly display their masterpiece at home for a magazine-worthy centerpiece or decoration! Class fee includes all supplies and refreshments. Attendees must pre-register at bit.ly/PikePumpkinPlanter.

Career Fair
Thursday, October 12 from 3-6 p.m. at all Pike Nurseries stores
Calling all people and plant enthusiasts! Pike Nurseries is hiring for all seasonal positions. The largest independent garden retailer is seeking gardening hobbyists, experts and everyone in between to join the team for the holiday season.  Applicants are encouraged to come prepared for on-the-spot interviews. 

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


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About Pike Nurseries

Ever committed to its customers’ gardening success, Pike Nurseries takes pride in taking the guesswork out of gardening and helping its customers play in the dirt. Offering superior knowledge, quality and selection in a friendly, caring environment, Pike Nurseries has been an Atlanta icon for over 60 years.  Founded in 1958 by Pete Pike, its ability to adapt to market conditions and community needs has made it a respected Southern institution.  As Atlanta’s oldest garden chain, Pike Nurseries has 19 retail locations in the Atlanta, Ga. and Charlotte, N.C. areas. Led by President Monte Enright, Pike Nurseries looks forward to continued growth as it keeps Atlanta and Charlotte beautiful, one landscape at a time.

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