Workshops

How lovely is the silence of growing things.

– Anonymous

Learn.

At The Plant Haven, we want to inspire you to be a good steward of the natural world and that starts with understanding the flora and fauna that surrounds us. Our workshops present an opportunity to delve deeper into plant care in indoor and outdoor spaces alike. The best plant care comes intuitively and each of our workshops take you on a mini adventure. Whether starting with indoor plants or an urban gardens escape, we hope you join us on an exciting plant journey.

Connect.

The Plant Haven offers a simple, relaxed approach to discovering the wonders of the natural world. Not only are you developing a deeper connection with nature, you are also connecting with fellow plant enthusiasts and yourself.  There is so much personal and community healing that exudes from the simple act of nurturing a plant. This plant therapy is needed so much and our workshops open the doors to discover the very real benefits of reconnecting with the natural world. There is no better day than today to join us for a bit of plant therapy.

Overview

Our workshops span from indoor plant care and styling to outdoor garden design and care. We show you not only how to grow and care for plants but also the many benefits plants have to offer us. We have many unique offerings and specialize in small spaces, especially in urban environments. Our offerings include virtual and in-person events and we can even customize group packages for special occasions.

In-Person Workshops

All supplies included.

Scheduled workshops at local venues or host your own.

^ Customized workshop or select from workshop list.

^ Perfect for celebrations and social gatherings.

^ Local, community-focused workshops.

Virtual Workshops

With shipped kits.

Scheduled workshops and business/organization retreats and team building:

^ Customized workshop or select from workshop list.

^ Designed to work within your budget.

^ Opportunities to connect with the natural world and each other.

Outdoor Classroom Workshops

Encouraging a sense of wonder.

Perfect course for educators and youth organization leaders:

^ Curriculum connections and sample lesson plans.

^ Design considerations and examples.

^ Complimentary consultation for private group workshops (minimum 6 attendees).

Most Popular Offerings

The Art of Mounting Plants

In this workshop, participants will create personalized mounted plant creations. Participants will be walked through a few simple techniques that transform an epiphytic plant (does not require soil), cork bark/driftwood, glue/string, and creativity into unique mounted masterpieces. Topics covered include natural habitat, plant selection, design techniques, and caring for your plant creation – plenty of tips and inspiration as you plant your own.

Kokedama and Hanging Gardens

In this workshop, participants will create personalized kokedama (moss ball) creations. Participants will be walked through a few simple techniques that transform a plant, moss, soil, string, and creativity into unique bonsai-inspired masterpieces. Topics covered include natural habitat, plant selection, display ideas, design techniques, and caring for your kokedama creation – plenty of tips and inspiration as you plant your own.

Plant Care + Self Care Series.

In these workshops, participants will explore a self-care habit that is derived from our connection with the natural world. Participants will be walked through the benefits of specific plants and their link to natural wellness. Topics covered include plant care and uses, recipes and techniques for using botanicals for holistic care, and a hands-on project – plenty of tips and inspiration as you nurture plants and yourself.

Props a Plenty

In this workshop, participants will learn several methods for propagating plants. Participants will be walked through an overview of the most common techniques for growing more plants. Topics covered include water and soil propagation, stem cuttings, leaf cuttings, nutrient needs, and so much more – plenty of tips and inspiration as you grow more plant babies.

Simply Succulents

In this workshop, participants will create personalized succulent creations. Participants will be walked through a few simple techniques that transform succulents, sand, soil, terrarium bling, and creativity into breathtaking terrariums. Topics covered include drainage, specialty succulent soil, plant selection, design techniques, and caring for your mini succulent garden – plenty of tips and inspiration as you plant your own.

Totally Tillandsia

In this workshop, participants will create personalized air plant creations. Participants will be walked through a few simple techniques that transform air plants, driftwood, sand, pebbles, plant bling, and creativity into unique masterpieces. Topics covered include natural habitat, plant selection, design techniques, and caring for your air plant creation – plenty of tips and inspiration as you plant your own.

Wild Woodlands

In this workshop, participants will create personalized woodland terrarium creations. Participants will be walked through a few simple techniques that transform a plant, moss, soil, terrarium bling, and creativity into unique bonsai-inspired masterpieces. Topics covered include natural habitat, plant selection, design techniques, and caring for your woodland creation. We’ll also discuss special considerations in foraging the wild for terrarium plants – plenty of tips and inspiration as you plant your own.