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The Green House in Carlton, MN brings you classes to help you with your gardening skills. Classes begin in April at the Carlton site. Pre-registration is required and there is a maximum of 25 people per class Bring your own pot or purchase one from our wide selection.  Your plant choice will depend on the amount of sunlight the plant will be placed in.

Browse through our upcoming classes below and enroll today.


New House Plant Class for 2018

The Green House in Carlton is offering a new class through Carlton Community Education.  Are you struggling with care of your beautiful, possibly even treasured house plant or plants?  Come to this class to learn some care techniques of house plants and even repot a couple of you own plants!  Participants may bring in their own containers or obtain them at the class to use for your transplanting needs, soil and other materials will be available at discounted prices.  Due to the time of the year, there might possibly be a chill in the air so be sure to transport you house plants with care (cover with a garbage bag and make sure your car is warm for the trip)!  This "hands on" class will fill up fast, so reserve your spot early!!

Date:    Wednesday, March 28, 2018  6:30 - 8:30
Place: The Green House  210 6th Street, Carlton
Fee:      $15.00
Instructor:  Jim Fahrenholz

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*Special Notes For Green House Classes*

You MUST register through Carlton Community Education; your spot is reserved once payment has been received. Please ensure to specify date AND time, as this will assist in securing you a spot in the class you wish to attend. Please also include the name of the class (Container Garden and Fairy Gardens).

All people attending theses classes must be paid and preregistered prior to the class deadline.  Helpers must pay the class fee also.

Container Gardening

This popular class, held at The Green House in Carlton, features valuable guidelines for planting mixed containers. Plant selection, soil, container size, fertilizing and many other points are covered. Participants may bring in their own container(s) (12” minimum diameter) or obtain them at the class and can plant as many as they want. Soil and plants will be available at discounted prices. Get your hands dirty while planting and then leave your container at the Green House to be cared for there until picked up no later than May 19. Participants can have up to 4 planters each.  Because of limited space, every attendee must be registered. This “hands on” class will fill up fast, so reserve your spot early!!

Dates: April 23, 25, 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 23, 2018    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                          6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 25, 2018    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 26, 2018   10: AM - 12:00 PM

                          6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 28, 2018    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                          1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Place: The Green House, 210 6th Street, Carlton
Fee: $15.00


Instructor: Jim Fahrenholz, The Green House owner, who has 50+ years experience in the plant business! 
Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2018


Fairy Gardening & Succulent Gardening

The Green House Whether you call them miniature gardens or fairy gardens, this class will provide all the information you need to build one of your own!  Plant selection, arrangement and design will be covered to enable attendees to create a miniature garden ranging from a small dish garden to a more extensive outdoor garden. All essential materials will be available to build one on site if desired.  


Succulent Gardens 


Succulents are becoming a new way to garden and this trend is getting more and more popular!  Come learn about succulents and then you can create your own succulent garden to take home with you!  All essential materials will be available to build one onsite if desired.  This would be a great way to display your green thumb all year around, enjoy your succulent garden outdoors in the summer and continue enjoying it in the winter months by bringing it indoors.  Succulent gardens can also be adorned with fairy garden decorations to add a twist.


Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Place: The Green House  210 6th St., Carlton

Instructor:  Jan Seidlecki

Class fee:  $15.00

Deadline:  April 6, 2018





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To register for either of the classes, please download and complete the registration form. Contact us today for more information. Call Community Ed at 218-384-4226 option 5.

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