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June 2019

Kids Summer Gardening Series

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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This 3-week program helps children connect to the garden through weekend workshops. Kids, aged 7-10,  will have fun learning about plants, bugs, birds, and worms through creative projects they can take home with them. Kids can be enrolled in one week or all three – Complete all three and receive a Green Thumb certificate of completion and a special gift.

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Planting for the Pollinators

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Summer is a great time to create a pollinator garden in your neighborhood/yard and contribute to a healthy and sustainable future for generations of both pollinators and people! In this workshop, you will learn about the native plants that help our local pollinators thrive.

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Summer Container Garden Make & Take

June 1 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 3:00 pm

You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse from the largest selection of Annuals and Perennials in Dane County and we’ll clean up the mess! FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. Gardening gloves are helpful for this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration is appreciated, 608-222-2269. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers. We reserve the option to charge extra for larger containers.

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Kids Summer Gardening Series

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Week 2 of a 3-week program to help children connect to the garden through weekend workshops. Kids, aged 7-10,  will have fun learning about plants, bugs, birds, and worms through creative projects they can take home with them. Kids can be enrolled in one week or all three – Complete all three and receive a Green Thumb certificate of completion and a special gift.

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Dad’s Hobby Miniature Hobby Garden Make & Take

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Give Dad something truly special and one of a kind this year for Father’s Day! Join us to make Dad a miniature replica of the activity that he most enjoys - Use your imagination to create a captivating scene! Choose from a variety of different activities including golf, off-roading, fishing, sports and more! Bring in your own scene base or buy one from the many we have in our miniature garden section. Free potting mix & design help with minimum $10 purchase, see store for details. Pre-registrations welcome at 608-222-2269.

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Summer Perennials for the Sun and Shade

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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You don’t have to have an all foliage garden just because your space is shaded. While sunny spots can host a wide and varied array of plants, You have as many options for your shaded areas as well! In this workshop, you will learn that with the right mix of perennials, you can enjoy seasonal color from summer to fall frost!

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Kids Summer Gardening Series

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Week 3 of a 3-week program to help children connect to the garden through weekend workshops. Kids, aged 7-10,  will have fun learning about plants, bugs, birds, and worms through creative projects they can take home with them. Kids can be enrolled in one week or all three – Complete all three and receive a Green Thumb certificate of completion and a special gift.

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Attract Butterflies with these Perennials

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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It’s easy to see that butterflies are more than just a pretty face. When you plant butterfly attracting plants, you beautify your immediate environment and benefit the environment.

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Father’s Day 2019 – Free Schoeps ice cream for Dad and the family!

June 16
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Free Schoeps ice cream for Dad and the family!

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Succulent Garden Workshop

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Immerse yourself in the world of succulents using a variety of mini cacti and succulents. We provide an overview of these fun little plants, including their growth habits and care and then help you create your own succulent container garden.

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July 2019

Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for Bring Your Own Mat all-levels yoga classes led by local teachers in one of our beautiful greenhouses!

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Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for Bring Your Own Mat all-levels yoga classes led by local teachers in one of our beautiful greenhouses!

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Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for Bring Your Own Mat all-levels yoga classes led by local teachers in one of our beautiful greenhouses!

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August 2019

All Ages Scavenger Hunt

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for a scavenger hunt around the garden center! Kids & Adults alike will have the opportunity to learn about the plants we grow and the animals they attract while earning prizes.

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Make your own Woodland Kokedama

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for one of the hottest trends in indoor gardening- an ancient Japanese form of bonsai called Kokedama (ko-ka-DAH-ma). What is a Kokedama? Basically, a moss plant ball grown in a special soil that is covered in special moss and tied with string

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Ladies Night Out – Moonlight in the Garden Fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Madison

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Come enjoy complimentary refreshments, cheese, chocolates, and fudge samplings from local vendors. Enjoy LIVE music and shop our fully stocked, GORGEOUS garden center. Specialty baskets and donations will be raffled off. Must be present to win. Enjoy the lovely evening with all the ladies who bring you joy all while helping raise money for Gilda’s Club Madison. This will be a private, ticketed fundraising event – The Garden Center will be closing to the public at 6pm that day.  More information on ticket sales will be posted in May. Interested in participating as a specialty vendor? Please contact Michele at…

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September 2019

Pick your Own! Mum Field Extravaganza! Adults only

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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This is a day you don’t want to miss! First come, first served! You will get a chance to choose which mum to take home with you and have an opportunity to get your picture taken in our mum field! Unfortunately  - Due to insurance and rule requirement - Adults ONLY allowed in the Mum Field. Thank you for understanding.

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Fall Wreath Workshop -All Materials Included!

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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$35

During this workshop, you will create a one of a kind fall wreath that will match your decor. One custom-made bow and accent pieces to add character and whimsy to make your wreath your own. We will provide you with all the materials you will need to create a masterpiece to hang on your door or mantle.   Limited spaces are available. First come first serve. It's $35 for the workshop and that includes all materials! Reserve your spot by calling 608-222-2269 or send us a message on our Facebook page.

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Art in the Garden & Fall Festival 2019

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Stroll among the flowers and foliage as you enjoy a variety of items created by local artists. This is always a great event to get started on your holiday shopping for that one of a kind piece for those hard to buy person on your Christmas list. We look forward to seeing you here!!! If you are an artist/vendor and would like to have a booth in Art in the Garden please click below for more information.

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Winterize Your Garden 2019

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Tips on pruning, cleaning/storing pottery, fountains & bird baths and cleaning your garden (or not!).

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October 2019

Succulent Pumpkin Planter Workshop

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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This unique & festive workshop will provide you with all the materials you need to create your own succulent pumpkin! This project can serve as an adorable centerpiece on your table or a nice addition to your porch. You will also learn how to remove the succulents from your pumpkin, once fall has passed, and continue growing them as a succulent garden!

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Build Your Own Scarecrow- 2019

October 12 @ 10:00 am - October 13 @ 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Bring family and friends to build one-of-a-kind scarecrows! You get to do most of the building, and a staff member will be available to assist you through the building process. A scarecrow kit includes felt and burlap for the face, a wooden frame for the body, and plenty of straw for stuffing. Clothes and accessories can be brought in or purchased on-site at garage sale prices. Fun for all ages!

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Build Your Own Scarecrow – 2019

October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Bring family and friends to build one-of-a-kind scarecrows! You get to do most of the building, and a staff member will be available to assist you through the building process. A scarecrow kit includes felt and burlap for the face, a wooden frame for the body, and plenty of straw for stuffing. Clothes and accessories can be brought in or purchased on-site at garage sale prices. Fun for all ages!

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November 2019

Deer Hunter Widows Weekend Kick-Off 2019 – Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

November 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Traditional Deer Hunting Season begins this weekend- and we have a great way for all the"hunting widows" to create new stories and memories with their favorite pals. Join us for refreshments and light snacks and a craft workshop to boot! Create your festive holiday porch pot using fragrant mixed winter greenery and from there add touches of pinecones, holiday picks, permanent botanical pieces, and other decorative elements. We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. We have elements for every style from fun, rustic chic, traditional and even modern. YOU make it your own! This has been…

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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take 2019

November 23 @ 10:00 am - November 24 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create your festive holiday porch pot using fragrant mixed winter greenery and from there add touches of pinecones, holiday picks, permanent botanical pieces, and other decorative elements. We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. We have elements for every style from fun, rustic chic, traditional and even modern. YOU make it your own! This has been a time-honored tradition for families and friends. So we invite you to bring yours and join us for this fun event! Our designers will be on hand if you need any advice or guidance. Leave the mess with us and…

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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take 2019

November 30 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create your festive holiday porch pot using fragrant mixed winter greenery and from there add touches of pinecones, holiday picks, permanent botanical pieces, and other decorative elements. We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. We have elements for every style from fun, rustic chic, traditional and even modern. YOU make it your own! This has been a time-honored tradition for families and friends. So we invite you to bring yours and join us for this fun event! Our designers will be on hand if you need any advice or guidance. Leave the mess with us and…

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December 2019

Christmas Open House 2019

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take 2019

December 7 @ 10:00 am - December 8 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create your festive holiday porch pot using fragrant mixed winter greenery and from there add touches of pinecones, holiday picks, permanent botanical pieces, and other decorative elements. We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. We have elements for every style from fun, rustic chic, traditional and even modern. YOU make it your own! This has been a time-honored tradition for families and friends. So we invite you to bring yours and join us for this fun event! Our designers will be on hand if you need any advice or guidance. Leave the mess with us and…

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Create a Living Pine Cone Air Plant Ornament

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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We love huge pine cones & air plants! So, why not combine them to make a unique living ornament!  

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What Our Customers Say About Us

  • Another pleasant and profitable day at America’s Best Flowers flea market yesterday. The staff, the vendors and the customers are all just as the name implies the best.

    - Bobbie J.
  • Bring your own pots to this place and set up in a potting work station. You can use their soil and expert advice to make your purchase selections… Fun to do with kids.

    - Melle.
  • Awesome place, always friendly and helpful. Beautiful choices for plants!

    - Catherine C.
  • Everything was beautiful today, enjoyed my time there shopping!

    - Deb V.M.
  • Kudos to the crew at ABF for green houses filled with beautiful flowers & creative gardening elements.

    - Deb M.
  • Love this place and the great flowers and wonderful staff… They helped me pick the plants and they built the basket for me right on the spot. The rest of my plants look great too.

    - Julie A.