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July 2019

Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

July 27 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for a low/medium intensity yoga class lead by Kula Yoga & Wellness including a guided meditation and walking meditation in the beautiful greenhouses of America's Best Flowers in Cottage Grove! Bring a yoga mat if you have one (there will be a few available to use as well) water, and a towel/beach towel. Let's start the day surrounded by beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of nature. $10 per person/ class Check in and pay at the front register before class Pre-registration is appreciated. Please call 608-222-2269

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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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Kids Summer Gardening Series

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 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. Pre-registration is REQUIRED so that we will have plenty of materials ready for the group. Thanks!

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Kids Summer Gardening Series

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 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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Kids Summer Gardening Series

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 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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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.  Have Fun, Connect, Give Back. Admission is a $10 donation to Gilda's Club of Madison. With your donation, you receive: $5…

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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 HERE 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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