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July 2015

Website Launch

07/31/2015
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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August 2015

Customer Appreciation Day at the greenhouse!

08/08/2015
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Flea Market

08/22/2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Flea Market 9am-3pm – Rain or Shine

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September 2015

Art in the Garden Craft Fair

09/12/2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Talented local artists display and sell their unique items.

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Flea Market

09/19/2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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9am-3pm – Rain or Shine

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Scarecrow Days

09/19/2015 @ 10:00 am - 10/18/2015 @ 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 out to build one-of-a-kind scarecrow(s). Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Sat-Sun 10am-4pm

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October 2015

Flea Market

10/17/2015
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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9am-3pm – Rain or Shine

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November 2015

“Paint Together” with Vannie Gogh

11/20/2015 @ 6:30 pm
Edgerton Floral & Garden Center, 1101 N Main St
Edgerton, WI 53534 United States
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$35
festive holiday poinsettia painting

Edgerton location ONLY - Paint a gorgeous poinsettia painting for the holidays with professional instruction from Vannie Gogh. $35 per-person fee covers materials and instruction. Please pre-register. Only 20 spots available.

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December 2015

Wreath Workshop

12/05/2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Design and create a holiday wreath that will cheerfully welcome all holiday guests. All accessories must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers. Drop-ins welcome.

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Holiday Centerpiece Workshop

12/06/2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Add that finishing touch to your holiday table with a festive holiday centerpiece! All accessories must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers. Drop-ins welcome.

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February 2016

Garden Expo

02/12/2016 - 02/14/2016
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Come find us at our booth at the 2016 Wisconsin Garden Expo!

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March 2016

Make a Colorful Spring Basket

03/23/2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Come on out to our greenhouse and create a colorful basket or container for spring!  Choose a variety of young plants (we have a greenhouse full), pick a spot in our customer planting area, get your hands in our luscious potting soil and plant away!  Once your spring container is finished you can either take it home with you or for this one-time-only you may leave it at our greenhouse and we'll give it all the love and attention (and water, of course)  it needs.  We will care for your lovely creation up until Saturday, May 23, however payment is due…

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Community Egg Hunt

03/26/2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Indoor Community Egg Hunt.  Rain or shine!  FREE candy!  For children 6 and under.  Bring your camera and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  Accepting items for the Cottage Grove Food Pantry.  

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April 2016

Vegetable Gardening Class

04/02/2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to grow a tasty vegetable garden from an expert!

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Rose Care Class

04/09/2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spring is the perfect time to learn how to plant, prune and maintain your beautiful roses.  Receive a 10% off coupon on all roses.  Coupon expires May 30. This is a 1 hour class.

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Make a Colorful Spring Basket

04/13/2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Come on out to our greenhouse and create a colorful basket or container for spring!  Choose a variety of young plants (we have a greenhouse full), pick a spot in our customer planting area, get your hands in our luscious potting soil and plant away!  Once your spring container is finished you can either take it home with you or for this one-time-only you may leave it at our greenhouse and we'll give it all the love and attention (and water, of course)  it needs.  We will care for your lovely creation up until Saturday, May 23, however payment is due…

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Spring Flower Show

04/16/2016 @ 9:00 am - 04/17/2016 @ 5:00 pm

We have your all-time favorite annual and perennial plants plus many new ones for the 2016 season.  Come check out our beautiful selection of new pottery, bird baths and lovely water fountains along with whimsical and stylish yard and garden art.

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Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening

04/16/2016 @ 9:00 am - 04/17/2016 @ 3:00 pm

To make your gardening experience easier and more enjoyable, Don, from Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening, will be here to sharpen (for a reasonable fee) all your dull gardening tools. Don will be able to sharpen most items while you are here at our greenhouse.  For more difficult sharpening Don will need to take your item back to his shop.  Your items may then be picked up at America's Best Flowers the following weekend.  

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Vegetable Gardening Class

04/16/2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to grow a tasty vegetable garden from vegetable expert and America's Best Flowers owner, Ed Knapton!

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Drop in ‘Hands Only’ CPR class

04/16/2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Are you interested in learning a life-saving skill?  Certified instructors for the American Heart Association will be on site to provide hands-on training on CPR, the Heimlich maneuver for relief of choking, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  There is no charge for this training and it is open to anyone 10 years of age and older.  Just drop in and learn.  Expected time commitment is between 15- 30 minutes.

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Learn the art of composting

04/20/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you ever thought about composting but didn't know what was involved or how to get started?  We have the answers to your questions!  In just an hour, a composting expert from Purple Cow Organics will show you just how easy and beneficial it is.

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Arbor Day Celebration

04/23/2016 @ 9:00 am - 04/24/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Receive a Free Black Hills Spruce with purchase, while supplies last.  Limit 1 per family.

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Earth Day Celebration

04/23/2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We're having Free children’s activities to celebrate Earth Day.  Bring the kids out to make seed balls, plant flower seeds and more.   You can bring a white T-shirt from home to paint (or you can purchase a very reasonably priced one from us).   The kids can have fun, make a mess (which we'll clean up) and they'll even learn a few things about nature.  Parents must stay with their children during these activities.

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/23/2016 @ 10:00 am - 04/24/2016 @ 4:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we'll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America's Best Flowers.

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Bee a Pollination Promoter

04/27/2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In this adult level class, you will learn the A-Bee-C's on how to help the honey bee succeed.

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Make & Take Holiday Porch Pot

04/28/2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Create a festive porch pot for the holiday season! Pre-Registration Appreciated. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we'll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America's Best Flowers.

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St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Pick-A-Pack’ Event

04/29/2016 - 05/01/2016

Come out and donate a $1.99 pack of tomatoes or Lady Bell peppers for their Community Food Pantry gardens. For every 4 pack sold, America's Best Flowers will donate $.50 towards the SVDP gardens.

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/30/2016 @ 10:00 am - 05/01/2016 @ 4:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we'll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America's Best Flowers.

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May 2016

Make & Take a Mother’s Day Gift

05/03/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Create a beautiful planter with an herb or flower to give to a special woman in your life. Pre-Registration Appreciated FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Make & Take a Mother’s Day Gift

05/05/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Create a beautiful planter with an herb or flower to give to a special woman in your life. Pre-Registration Appreciated FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with flowers!

05/08/2016

Celebrate the special mothers in your life by spending time with them among the flowers!

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/10/2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Pre-Registration Appreciated FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening

05/14/2016 @ 9:00 am - 05/15/2016 @ 3:00 pm

Get your tools ready for easier gardening.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/14/2016 @ 10:00 am - 05/15/2016 @ 4:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Make & Take a Hanging Basket for sun or shade

05/18/2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pre-Registration Appreciated FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/21/2016 @ 10:00 am - 05/22/2016 @ 4:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Herb Cooking Class

05/21/2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cooking with fresh herbs.

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Herb Container Make & Take

05/21/2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Create your very own herb garden. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/24/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Weekends are busy for everyone!  That is why we are having a mid-week Container Garden Make & Take night for those of you who can't make it out to one on the weekend. And, don't worry, if you forget your gardening gloves we have a wide selection of reasonably priced ones for you to choose from. Pre-Registration Appreciated. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All…

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Make & Take – Hanging Wall Basket

05/25/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Make and Take a Hanging Wall Basket for  sun or shade exposure.  Our talented staff will instruct you (and assist you, if needed) on how to create a beautiful and fresh point of interest for your garden. If you forget your gardening gloves we have a great and reasonably priced selection for you to choose from. Pre-Registration Appreciated FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per hanging wall basket. You create a beautiful hanging wall basket in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY wall baskets or buy some…

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June 2016

Perennial Gardening Class

06/04/2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Do you have questions regarding perennials such as: how do I divide plants, what type of fertilizer do I use or how do I keep my plants looking their best?  Our perennial manager, Margaret Elmore, will answer all of these questions at this Saturday morning class.  She will also discuss sun exposure, soil type, garden plans and much more.  Margaret will also have FREE garden plans for you to take home.  

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Make & Take a Container Garden for a screened or shady porch

06/08/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Is your screened in or shady porch area lacking living color? Let us show you how easy it is to create a beautiful shade loving container garden for these areas. Come on out to this container workshop specifically for shade areas.  We’re happy to assist you if you’d like some help choosing plants or creating a design. You get the enjoyment of planting and playing in the soil, while our helpful container experts are available to answer any questions you may have. They have the knowledge and experience to help you bring your vision to life! Pre-Registration Appreciated. FREE soil,…

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Make & Take Vertical Succulent Living Wall Class

06/11/2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create your very own beautiful living wall of color! Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment Required by June 8. 608-222-2269. Limited to 20 total participants, so register early! Price covers all supplies – wall planter, six succulents of your choice and soil.

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Make & Take Vertical Succulent Living Wall Class

06/11/2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever grown succulents on a wall?  Yes, a wall!  Why not join us for a fun Make & Take class on creating a beautiful living wall of unique and interesting succulents. Our vertical copper metal wall planter has six individual planting pockets that are perfect for a variety of succulents.  It features a metal planting base and a sliding front grate lined with a coco liner.  Convenient holes located at the top of the planter provide easy access for watering, so there is no need to remove the planter from the wall to water.  Also, there are holes…

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Make & Take a Container Garden for a screened or shady porch

06/15/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Is your screened in or shady porch area lacking living color? Let us show you how easy it is to create a beautiful shade loving container garden for these areas. Come on out to this container workshop specifically for shade areas.  We’re happy to assist you if you’d like some help choosing plants or creating a design. You get the enjoyment of planting and playing in the soil, while our helpful container experts are available to answer any questions you may have. They have the knowledge and experience to help you bring your vision to life! Pre-Registration appreciated. FREE soil,…

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Father’s Day

06/19/2016

FREE Schoeps ice cream for Dad and the family!

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Make & Take a Summer Miniature Garden

06/25/2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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Make & Take a Summer Miniature Garden

06/25/2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. All accessories for Make & Take events must be purchased from America’s Best Flowers.

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July 2016

6th Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser for the Dane County Humane Society

07/23/2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bring your wonderfully dirty dogs to our garden spa for a bath, nail trim, and a poochie portrait. All proceeds go to the Dane County Humane Society!

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Essential Oils Intro Class

07/27/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn to support your healthy body systems naturally using oils of the garden! In this hands-on workshop you will explore herbal essential oils, learn about their safety, and try different methods of application. We will also be making a natural and safe bug spray using oil made from herbs to take home with you. Pre-registration is required, as well as a payment of $10 (due the night of class.) To register please call Margaret at 608-235-7413.

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August 2016

Customer Appreciation Day!

08/06/2016
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Iris Divide & Swap

08/13/2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Swap iris divisions with fellow gardeners! Dig up and bring in your iris clumps, and each participant will divide and then exchange some of their divisions for different varieties brought in by other attendees. We'll share tips on dividing and check for iris borer before swapping. If possible, please note the color and variety of the irises you bring so that others can know what they're getting. This is sure to be a good time!  

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September 2016

Art in the Garden Craft Fair

09/10/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Talented local artists display and sell their unique items among flowers and foliage! Crafts include a variety of styles and mediums, providing a nice selection to choose from. This is a great way to get a jump on holiday shopping! If interested in becoming a vendor, contact Marty or Betty at 608-222-2269, or abfrobbins@yahoo.com or abfbettyb@gmail.com.

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Flea Market

09/17/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come hunt for treasure and collectibles at our outdoor flea market. There's always something different and you just never know what you may find! Rain or Shine! If interested in becoming a vendor, contact Shirley at 608-222-2269 or abfscimino@yahoo.com.

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Rose Winterization Class

09/17/2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Learn how to prepare your roses for winter! Our rose expert, Sharon Stickford, will share several techniques and tips for rose winterization and pruning, so that next season your roses will come back strong, healthy and beautiful!

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Scarecrow Days

09/17/2016 @ 10:00 am - 10/16/2016 @ 4:00 pm

Workshop Open Daily Sept 17-Oct 16 M-F 10-4:30 Sat-Sun 10-4 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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Learn how to Create a Spring Bulb Garden

09/17/2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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It’s For the Birds

09/24/2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn the ins and outs of feeding wild birds at this informative seminar, where it’s all for the birds! Brian Alft from Prince Corporation, our bird feeder and seed supplier, will discuss the different types of bird feeders, different types of seed, which seeds attract certain species of birds, how to choose a feeder location, and how to keep pests out of feeders. He will also highlight some of the birds we see in our area and some plants you can use to attract and keep birds in your backyard. Brian will be sharing his knowledge from 6 years of…

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October 2016

Indoor Flea Market

10/15/2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover treasures and trinkets at an indoor flea market, rain or shine. Wander the booths and comb through wares until happening upon that perfect, new-to-you piece, be it crafty or collectable. Or perhaps it’s time to clean out the cupboards and see what you can get for Auntie’s old china? Become a vendor by contacting Shirley at abfscimino@yahoo.com or 608-222-2269. Either way, happy hunting!

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November 2016

Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

11/19/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make your place festive with a colorful container brimming with fragrant greens and sparkly accents. Drop in and you'll get assistance on selection and design and browse glittery botanicals to accent fresh, local evergreen boughs.Then bring it all together with a creation to complement your front door for the holidays and well into winter. Buy or bring an EMPTY pot and take advantage of free sand and professional design advice, available with a minimum $10 purchase per container. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves and pruning shears are also a fine idea for this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration appreciated.

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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

11/20/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make your place festive with a colorful container brimming with fragrant greens and sparkly accents. Drop in and you'll get assistance on selection and design and browse glittery botanicals to accent fresh, local evergreen boughs.Then bring it all together with a creation to complement your front door for the holidays and well into winter. Buy or bring an EMPTY pot and take advantage of free sand and professional design advice, available with a minimum $10 purchase per container. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves and pruning shears are also a fine idea for this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration appreciated.

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Holiday Miniature Garden Make & Take

11/27/2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create an indoor miniature winter wonderland with tiny plants and holiday decorations. Come for one of either workshop time, 10-noon or 1pm-3pm. Pre-Registration appreciated.

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December 2016

Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

12/03/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make your place festive with a colorful container brimming with fragrant greens and sparkly accents. Drop in and you’ll get assistance on selection and design and browse glittery botanicals to accent fresh, local evergreen boughs.Then bring it all together with a creation to complement your front door for the holidays and well into winter. Buy or bring an EMPTY pot and take advantage of free sand and professional design advice, available with a minimum $10 purchase per container. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves and pruning shears are also a fine idea for this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration appreciated.

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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

12/04/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make your place festive with a colorful container brimming with fragrant greens and sparkly accents. Drop in and you’ll get assistance on selection and design and browse glittery botanicals to accent fresh, local evergreen boughs.Then bring it all together with a creation to complement your front door for the holidays and well into winter. Buy or bring an EMPTY pot and take advantage of free sand and professional design advice, available with a minimum $10 purchase per container. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves and pruning shears are also a fine idea for this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration appreciated.

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Holiday Wreath Make & Take

12/04/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Drop in to decorate a fresh, locally made wreath to suit your style, selecting from glittery accents & hand-tied bows. Professional designers guide participants through the process, available with purchase of wreath & accents. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves are a fine idea for this DIY workshop. Pre-registration appreciated.

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Holiday Centerpiece Make & Take

12/11/2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make your home feel special for the holidays by creating a festive table centerpiece! Drop in anytime to create a beautiful decoration using freshly cut fragrant evergreens, elegant candles, and accents with color, texture, or sparkle. Professional designers guide participants through the process, available with purchase of centerpiece materials and accents. All accessories must be purchased on-site. Gloves are a fine idea for this hands-on, DIY workshop. While the workshop is inside, warm footwear is recommended. Pre-registration is welcome at 608-222-2269.  

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February 2017

Garden Expo

02/10/2017 - 02/12/2017
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Valentine’s Day

02/14/2017
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March 2017

Small Space Gardening Class

03/25/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn how to make the most out of a small outdoor space at this free class. A container pro will share fresh ways to think inside the pot to grow herbs, vegetables, and flowers using container gardens. Pre-registration is appreciated.

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April 2017

Vegetable Gardening & Seed Starting Class

04/01/2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn how to grow a tasty vegetable garden and start seeds from vegetable expert and America’s Best Flowers' owner, Ed Knapton!

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Learn the art of composting

04/01/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come learn how to turn your yard and kitchen waste into a nutrient-rich soil amendment. It's a great way to free up some landfill space, and your plants will thank you later!

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Rose Care Class

04/01/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to plant, prune, and maintain your roses from an expert!

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Spring Open House

04/08/2017 - 04/09/2017

Come get a first look at your favorite plants, plus a few new ones, and browse a HUGE selection of new pottery and products. Check out the newly remodeled retail area, and our brand new floral shop for a peek at some beautiful cut flower arrangements.

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Sharpen up those garden tools! Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening

04/08/2017 @ 9:00 am - 04/09/2017 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Make your gardening experience easier and more enjoyable with newly sharpened tools the season. Don, from Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening, will be here to sharpen all your dull gardening tools, for a reasonable fee. Don will be able to sharpen most items while you are here at our greenhouse.  For more difficult sharpening, Don will need to take your item back to his shop, which can then be picked up at America’s Best Flowers the following weekend.

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Create a Colorful Spring Container and we’ll grow it for you!

04/08/2017 @ 10:00 am - 04/09/2017 @ 2:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a unique spring container in this hands-on workshop! Choose your plants and plant away in our workshop area, with limited assistance from a container expert. Once your unique spring container is finished, you can either take it home with you or for this one-time-only you may leave it at our greenhouse and we’ll give it all the love and attention (and water, of course) it needs.  We will care for your lovely creation up until Monday, May 22, however payment is due the day it is planted. This is an early bird opportunity for you to plant a container for spring…

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Edgerton Community Egg Hunt – Indoor – FREE candy!

04/08/2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Edgerton Floral & Garden Center, 1101 N Main St
Edgerton, WI 53534 United States
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Free indoor egg hunt in the greenhouse for children 6 and under. Rain or shine! Everyone will find eggs and get a FREE small bag of candy before you leave, no matter how many eggs are found. Bring your own basket or bag for collecting eggs. The Easter Bunny will be there, so bring your camera to have your picture taken!

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Cottage Grove Community Egg Hunt – Indoor – FREE candy!

04/15/2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Free indoor egg hunt in the greenhouse for children 6 and under. Rain or shine! Everyone will find eggs and get a FREE small bag of candy before you leave, no matter how many eggs are found. Bring your own basket or bag for collecting eggs. The Easter Bunny will be there, so bring your camera to have your picture taken! Accepting items for the Cottage Grove Food Pantry.

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Colorful Pansy Container Garden Make & Take

04/15/2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Choose from an assortment of colorful pansies to create a unique and lovely container! FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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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Easter

04/16/2017

Happy Easter! Cottage Grove and Edgerton locations are closed for the holiday.

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Arbor Day Celebration

04/22/2017 @ 9:00 am - 04/23/2017 @ 5:00 pm

Receive a FREE Black Hills Spruce with purchase, while supplies last. Limit 1 per family.

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Earth Day Celebration

04/22/2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free children’s activities to celebrate Earth Day! Bring the kids out to make seed balls, plant flower seeds and more. You can bring a white T-shirt from home to paint (or you can purchase a very reasonably priced one from us). The kids can have fun, make a mess (which we’ll clean up), and they’ll even learn a few things about nature. Parents must stay with their children during these activities.

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/22/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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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Lawn Care Class

04/22/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Donna from Heritage Seed Company will discuss different turf species, the 6 steps to establishing a new lawn, lawn maintenance, and hard to establish areas. She has years of experience and know-how to help you successfully care for your lawn!

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/23/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/29/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You choose the plants and create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse, and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Straw Bale Gardening

04/29/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn how to easily create a raised garden using straw bales at a free class. A straw bale garden can be placed on the ground anywhere in the yard with sunlight, without having to till! It's fairly simple and creates the perfect conditions for growing vegetables, herbs, and more. You'll learn the benefits of this gardening technique, how it's done, and tips for success! Pre-registrations welcome at 608-222-2269.

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Container Garden Make & Take

04/30/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You choose plants and create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse, and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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May 2017

St. Vincent’s de Paul’s “Pick-a-Pack” Event

05/05/2017 - 05/07/2017

Come out and donate a $1.99 pack of tomatoes or Lady Bell peppers for their Community Food Pantry gardens. For every 4-pack sold, America’s Best Flowers will donate $.50 towards the SVDP gardens.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/06/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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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Container Garden Make & Take

05/07/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Mother’s Day Gift Make & Take

05/09/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a beautiful flowering container or basket for each and every special mother in your life! FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Mother’s Day Gift Make & Take

05/11/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a beautiful flowering container or basket for each and every special mother in your life! FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with gorgeous plants and flowers

05/14/2017

Bring mom to the greenhouse to browse colorful flowers and enjoy the view!

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Make & Take Hanging Basket for sun or shade

05/17/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Drop in to create a beautiful hanging basket! FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening

05/20/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Get your tools ready for easier gardening! Don, from Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening, will sharpen those dull garden tools, lawn mower blades, tin snips, and more for a nominal fee (collected by Don). Look for our signs in the parking lot directing you to the drop off area in Greenhouse #7. Don will be able to sharpen most items while you are enjoying your time at the greenhouse. For more difficult sharpening Don may need to take your items back to his shop. They may then be picked up at America’s Best Flowers the following week.

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Herb Container Make & Take

05/20/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a container garden using a variety of your favorite herbs! Choose from herbs that stimulate the senses through flavor, smell, touch, and visual appeal. The possibilities are endless, and the results will be wonderful. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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…

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/20/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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POSTPONED – Cooking with Herbs

05/20/2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Due to unexpected circumstances, we must postpone the herb cooking class scheduled for May 20th. Watch our newsletter for an update with the new date.

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Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening

05/21/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Get your tools ready for easier gardening! Don, from Universal Saw & Tool Sharpening, will sharpen those dull garden tools, lawn mower blades, tin snips, and more for a nominal fee (collected by Don). Look for our signs in the parking lot directing you to the drop off area in Greenhouse #7. Don will be able to sharpen most items while you are enjoying your time at the greenhouse. For more difficult sharpening Don may need to take your items back to his shop. They may then be picked up at America’s Best Flowers the following week.

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Herb Container Make & Take

05/21/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a container garden using a variety of your favorite herbs! Choose from herbs that stimulate the senses through flavor, smell, touch, and visual appeal. The possibilities are endless, and the results will be wonderful. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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…

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/21/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/23/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Container Garden Make & Take

05/25/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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June 2017

Perennial Gardening Class

06/03/2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Attend a free class to learn how to plant, prune, feed, and mulch perennials. Perennial Manager, Margaret, will share tips and answer questions to help you successfully grow beautiful, healthy plants.

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Plant Pollinator Class

06/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn which plants can be used to attract and support pollinators in your garden and landscape.

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Make & Take Container Garden for a Screened or Shady Porch

06/06/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Drop in to create a beautiful container for a screened or shady porch. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse and we’ll clean up the mess. 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Summer Miniature Garden Make & Take

06/10/2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Drop in to create a captivating scene you can hold in the palms of your hands! Buy or bring an empty vessel; free potting mix & design help with minimum $10 plant purchase per pot, see store for details. Pre-registrations welcome at 608-222-2269. All plants & accessories must be purchased on-site. Lots of tropical, succulents, accents, miniature plants & evergreens to browse!

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Summer Miniature Garden Make & Take

06/10/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Drop in to create a captivating scene you can hold in the palms of your hands! Buy or bring an empty vessel; free potting mix & design help with minimum $10 plant purchase per pot, see store for details. Pre-registrations welcome at 608-222-2269. All plants & accessories must be purchased on-site. Lots of tropical, succulents, accents, miniature plants & evergreens to browse!

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Father’s Day – FREE Schoeps ice cream for Dad and the whole family!

06/18/2017
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Customer Appreciation Day!

06/24/2017
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July 2017

7th Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser for the Dane County Humane Society

07/22/2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bring your wonderfully dirty dogs to our garden spa for a bath, nail trim, and a poochie portrait. All proceeds go to the Dane County Humane Society!

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Native Plant Class

07/29/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about native plants and how to care for them. An expert will share tips and answer questions at this informative and fun class.

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August 2017

Butterfly Gardening Class

08/12/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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September 2017

Rose Winterization Class

09/09/2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn how to create a spring bulb garden

09/09/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Plant a bulb garden this fall to avoid springtime regret. Learn how to create a stunning display at a free bulb gardening class. Perennial manager Margaret Elmore discusses soil preparation, fertilization, planting location, planting depth and mulching. She also covers how to prune spent blooms and various ways to prevent wildlife from damaging bulbs. Attendees will leave the class knowing how to plan and plant a beautiful spring bulb garden.

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Art In the Garden Craft Fair

09/16/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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CANCELLED – Create a Bonsai plant with the help of our expert

09/23/2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Sorry, but due to a lack of plant availability this event has had to be cancelled, for this year at least.

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October 2017

Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/07/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/08/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/14/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/15/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/21/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Scarecrow Weekends – Bring the family and build your own scarecrow

10/22/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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November 2017

Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

11/18/2017 @ 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 and Take

11/19/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

11/25/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

11/26/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Christmas Miniature Garden Make & Take

11/26/2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Christmas Miniature Garden Make & Take

11/26/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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December 2017

Christmas Open House

12/02/2017
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take

12/02/2017 @ 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

12/03/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wreath Workshop / All materials included!

12/09/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During this workshop, you will create a one of a kind wreath that will match your decor. It's $35 for the workshop and that includes all materials! 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. Reserve your spot by calling 608-222-2269 or send us a message on our Facebook page.  

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A Merry Little Centerpiece Workshop

12/16/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Whether it is a chic farmhouse style look or sparkle and glitter, express your style as you create your centerpiece. THis workshop is filled with holiday warmth and festive spirit. A variety of fresh greens, fresh flowers and various decorative elements are all included in this workshop. Come with friends and enjoy the afternoon creating a centerpiece to match your style while creating memories to remember. Two expert floral designers will be here to assist you with any questions. We are only offering a very limited number of spaces for this workshop. Call (608) 222-2269 to register or message us…

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January 2018

Flower Arranging Workshop

01/13/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$30.00

Create a springtime arrangement of daisies, carnations, and alstroemeria in a mason jar vase to brighten up your winter day! Instructor: Margaret

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Plant and Care of Summer Bulbs – Gladiolus, Lilies, Colocasia, and Dahlias

01/18/2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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SUMMER is just around the corner!  and you can have your backyard full of beautiful blooms. In this free informational class, we will cover how to plant them, the best place for them and how to care for them at the end of summer. Pre-registration is appreciated. Just call us at 608 222-2269, Get your name on the list and our experts can answer your questions all about Summer bulbs.

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Paint A Pallet Party

01/20/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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It's time to unleash your creativity as you paint your way through this workshop. You don't have to be an artist to attend this fun and creative event; you just have to hold a paintbrush and have some fun! You will be creating a decorative pallet you can add to your Valentine decor. If you choose to paint both sides, the other side will be something you can use for Spring! Instructor: Rowena K. Cost One Side: $35.00 Both Sides: $50.00

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Terrarium Creation

01/27/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Choose from a selection of terrariums as you design your miniature world. A variety of miniature plants and accessories will be available. Price will depend on materials chosen for your terrarium. Your Instructors will be Margaret and Kayla

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February 2018

Create a Log Succulent Planter

02/03/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Chris B.   Succulents are popular and we are now offering  two different sessions for this class. Please let us know which one you are attending upon registration. First Session: 10-12 Second Session: 1-3 Create a living piece of art for your home with succulents. Choose from an assortment of succulents and containers to reflect your own style and taste. Chris will be here to offer guidance and suggestions during the workshop. Pre-registration is appreciated and encouraged. Call us at 608 222-2269 and we will add your name to the list.

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Wisconsin GARDEN EXPO

02/09/2018 - 02/11/2018
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Come and see America's Best Flowers at the Wisconsin Garden Expo    FEBRUARY 9-11, 2018 fri: 12-8pm | sat: 9am-6pm | sun: 10am-4pm Exhibition Hall, Alliant Energy Center | Madison, Wisconsin See us there! Booth Numbers 523-537 & 600-605 Be the first to see and purchase new products and see the latest gardening trends!

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How to grow Berries in your own backyard

02/17/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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There's nothing like having sweet berries right from your own garden! Whether you are thinking of planting Raspberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, and Blackberries. Hey, if you're feeling up to it why not grow all of them! During this free informational class, experts will answer all your questions. From where to plant berries to how to care for them and the list goes on.   Can't you just picture it right now ... walking into your garden and picking a plump sweet blueberry right from your own blueberry bush. The rewards are definitely sweet!   Pre-registration is appreciated. Call 608 222-2269 and we can…

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Summer Bulbs

02/24/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Summer Bulbs such as Gladiolus, Lilies, Colocasia, and Dahlias are all in session during this class. Learn all the in's and out's of planting and caring for a variety of summer bulbs. This is a FREE informative class and our experts will give you tips and tricks for planting a variety of bulbs in your garden. Pre-registration is appreciated. Just give us a call at 608 222-2269 and we will add your name to the list.  

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March 2018

Starting Seeds Indoors

03/03/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Now is the time to start those seeds! Are you excited for spring? Do you have any questions about starting seeds indoors?  Then this FREE informative class is for you. Our expert will have plenty of great information to share with all of you. Information regarding the topic will be distributed to all attendees.    Planning to attend? Then give us a call at 608 222-2269 and we will add your name to the list.

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Small Space Gardening

03/10/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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With today's popularity of tiny homes and living in smaller spaces, small space gardening is a great class to have in your knowledge bank. This FREE informative and fun class will talk about gardening in small spaces. Topics will include planting edibles in containers and learning how to make them thrive. Are you eco-conscious and want to use a pallet for gardening? Our instructors will talk about what materials to use and how to construct your pallet and get it ready for edibles.  

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Straw Bale Gardening

03/17/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Gardening with Herbs – for your dishes, home and more

03/24/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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  This workshop will be fun, interactive and chock full of information! Join us and listen in as Josh shares a wealth of information about growing herbs and how they can enhance and add interest to your dishes. He will also discuss how essential oils (derived from herbs) can help you with keeping your home clean without using harsh chemicals. He'll demonstrate and share recipes for dishes you can cook in your own kitchen to mixtures you can create to clean your home naturally. You can touch, feel and smell the endless benefits herbs have to offer your mind, body…

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10 Houseplants that clean the air along with our houseplant re-potting workshop

03/24/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 They have kept you from losing your sanity over winter it is now time to show your houseplants some love! Bring in your houseplants and listen as Barb gives tips on how you can re-pot them and how to care for them during their transition. Instructor: Barb R.

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Community Easter Egg Hunt March 31, 2018

03/31/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Eggciting news! The Easter bunny will be hiding eggs all over our greenhouse soon!!! Our Annual Community Egg Hunt in our Cottage Grove location will be taking place rain or shine. There will be FREE candy for children 6 and under. Bring your cameras and phones and snap a picture with the Easter bunny. This event is free to the public and we will be accepting items for the Cottage Grove Food Pantry.

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April 2018

Earth Day Celebration

04/07/2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free Children's Activities! Bring a white t-shirt (or purchase one from us) to paint, make seed balls, plant flower seeds and more.   We also have one of our Container Gardening Make and Take Workshops during this weekend. Bring the whole family and join us for some earth day fun!      

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Spring Open House – Time to celebrate Wisconsin!

04/07/2018 @ 10:00 am - 04/08/2018 @ 5:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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  It's SPRING!!! It's time to do your happy dance. We are so excited to show you some of your all-time favorite plants PLUS be one of the firsts to see all the NEW plants for our 2018 season, we have over 100 NEW varieties to show you! We'll have new product lines that we've never had before and trending home and garden pieces that you will want for your home. It's time to head on over here to RENEW, ENERGIZE and EXPLORE.

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Tree and Shrub Perennial Free Informative Workshop

04/12/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Learn all about Trees and Shrubs!

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April Showers Bring May Flowers Umbrella Planter

04/14/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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  April 14, 2018 10:00am- 12:00pm   Rain or shine, these whimsical umbrella planters will surely put a smile on your face. Fill with colorful spring flowers such as pansies, violas or wallflowers to name a few, and add a splash of color to any outdoor environment. Start getting your hands dirty early in the season! Call us at 608-222-2269 to reserve your spot today!

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Perennial Workshop

04/19/2018 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm

Instructors: Lori & Deb

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Free Perennial Class – get those perennial questions answered

04/19/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Thursday,April 19, 2018,  5:00pm-6:00pm   Not sure what perennials can be planted early in spring?  Don't know the difference between an Anemones, Helleborus, Brunnera, or Virginia Blue Bells? No worries!  Deb and Lori our seasoned staff will provide you with the information you'll need to help get you started, and answer any questions you may have on early perennial planting.   

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2018 Earth Day Celebration & Container Make & Take

04/21/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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 April 21, 2018  Free kid's Activities 10am-2:00pm  (Saturday only) Container Make & Take 10am-3:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)   We will be celebrating Earth Day with a host of Family Fun! Bring the kids to make some seed balls, flower balls, or paint up a  T-shirt. Lots of free activities for the kids to enjoy!   Adults can plant up a spring container the same day. Bring in your own EMPTY pot or purchase one from our vast collection on hand.  Minimum $10.00 plant purchase per container. America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, some fertilizer, and guidance…

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Container Garden Make and Take

04/21/2018 @ 10:00 am - 04/22/2018 @ 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, 2018 10 am - 3:30 pm    It's HERE!!! This is the first of our Container Garden Make and Take workshops. Come in and plant your containers right here in our greenhouse! The great thing about planting your containers here is you get to shop around and make the mess here! It truly is a fun time! Generations have made this a tradition for spring. We grow our own plants right here in our greenhouse so when you shop with us you are supporting a local business that gives back and supports local organizations, schools,…

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Earth Day CELEBRATION!

04/21/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

April 21 Earth Day Celebration & Container Make & Take April 21 FREE kid's Activities 10am-2:00pm Container Make & Take 10am-3:30pm We will be celebrating Earth Day with a host of Family Fun! Bring the kids to make some seed balls, flower balls, or paint up a T-shirt. Lots of free activities for the kids to enjoy! Adults can plant up a spring container the same day. Bring in your own EMPTY pot or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Minimum $10.00 plant purchase per container. America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, some fertilizer,…

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Container Garden Make and Take April 21-22, 2018

04/21/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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April 21 and 22 @ 10:00am-3:30pm   All Hands In!!  Come plant up a pot in our greenhouse and leave the Mess behind!! How it works: You bring in your own empty container or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Pick out the flowers you like for your container and America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, slow release fertilizer, and guidance with planting if needed. You leave with a beautiful creation to take with you, and Best of all, leave the mess behind!!

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Celebrate Arbor Day with us April 21 – 22

04/22/2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Receive a FREE Black Hills Spruce with purchase, while supplies last. Limit 1 per family

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Container Garden Make and Take Sunday April 22, 2018

04/22/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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April 21 and 22 @ 10:00am-3:30pm   All Hands In!!  Come plant up a pot in our greenhouse and leave the Mess behind!! How it works: You bring in your own empty container or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Pick out the flowers you like for your container and America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, slow release fertilizer, and guidance with planting if needed. You leave with a beautiful creation to take with you, and Best of all, leave the mess behind!!

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Create a Container Garden Make and Take – Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, 2018

04/28/2018 @ 10:00 am - 04/29/2018 @ 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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April 28 & 29 , Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 3 pm All Hands In!!  Come plant up a pot in our greenhouse and leave the Mess behind!! How it works: You bring in your own empty container or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Pick out the flowers you like for your container and America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, slow release fertilizer, and guidance with planting if needed. You leave with a beautiful creation to take with you, and Best of all, leave the mess behind!!

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May 2018

St. Vincent de Paul’s Pick-A-Pack Event 2018 Support Dane County Families

05/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 05/06/2018 @ 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Pick-a-Pack Weekend  May 4-6, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm May 4, 5, 6 For the past several years America's Best Flowers has been teaming up with Saint Vincent de Paul, in an effort to help support Dane County families in need. This weekend, (Friday, Saturday & Sunday), you will have a chance to purchase tomato or pepper plants to donate to St. Vincent de Paul's community garden. Just tell us at the register how many you would like to donate and we will take care of the rest! For each $1.99 pack they receive, America's Best Flowers will give an additional $.50.  

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Create a Container Garden – Make and Take

05/05/2018 @ 10:00 am - 05/06/2018 @ 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Container Garden Make & Take May 5 & 6, Saturday and Sunday  Anytime this Saturday or Sunday between 10:00 am- 3:00 pm why not also plant up a container of flowers or vegetables for yourself, or to give as a gift for Mother's day.  

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Create a Container Garden – Make and Take May 19-20, 2018

05/19/2018 @ 10:00 am - 05/20/2018 @ 3:30 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Container Make & Take May 19- 20 @ 10:00:am-3:30pm Calling all empty containers!! This is the last workshop before Memorial weekend! It's not too late to beautify your space before the BBQ begins! Join us this Saturday & Sunday, anytime between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. We are here to help guide you to plant the container of your dreams!

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Create a Red, White and Blue Container May 19, 2018

05/19/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Red White and Blue Container May 19, 2018  1 :00 pm-3:00pm In recognition of Armed Forces Day & with Memorial Day weekend coming soon, we will have red, white and blue flowers on hand for you to create a one of a kind, unique container. If red, white or blue doesn't suit your fancy, we certainly have lots of other colors to choose from! Just bring in your own EMPTY container or purchase one from us and let the fun begin!!

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June 2018

Rabbit and Deer Prevention for your Yard – June 2, 2018

06/02/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Those cute and fuzzy little darling rabbits and deer can sometimes be a nuisance to a gardener. It is so disheartening when you work so hard taking care of those blooms and you didn't even get a chance to enjoy their beauty. Join us for this free informative workshop. Learn about deer and rabbit resistant plants, as well as control options from our experts.

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Perennials: Attracting Hummingbirds to your yard! June 2, 2018

06/02/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Perennials: Butterfly Magnets, Monarch Mania

06/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a Summer Miniature Garden – Make and Take – June 9, 2018

06/09/2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Let’s talk pollinators! Million Garden Pollinator Challenge 2018

06/16/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us for Father’s Day in the greenhouse

06/17/2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE Schoeps ice cream for Dad and the Family!

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Perennials: Learn all about Ornamental Grasses and Groundcovers

06/23/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Create a Succulent Wreath Workshop

06/23/2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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  Create a succulent wreath like no other. We are breaking the mold with this fun workshop. This is no traditional wreath! We are creating outside the box and using a bundt form as our vessel. This charming succulent project will look great on your patio table or kitchen counter. Space is limited, make sure to reserve your spot early! Cost: $45.00  Instructor: Chris B. This is a pre-pay class. To register please call or stop in 608-222-2269.

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Create a Tropical Plant Paradise

06/28/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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We're talking about paradise, specifically, tropical plants such as aJsmine, Mandavillas, Gardenias, Boungavillas, Alocasia and Colocasia.

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Perennials: Ferns and Shade loving perennials

06/30/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

We're going into the shade and discussing ferns and other shade-loving perennials! Join us!

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July 2018

Perennials: Drought Tolerant Plants

07/14/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Are you wondering which perennials will withstand the high heat? Join our perennial experts as they discuss which perennials love the heat!

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8th Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser CANCELLED

07/21/2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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8th Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser for the Dane County Humane Society 11AM-3PM Bring your wonderfully dirty dogs to our garden spa for a bath and nail trim. All proceeds go to the Dane County Humane Society!

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Create a Tropical Plant Paradise

07/28/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Saturday, July 28, 2018 Join us as we discuss tropical plants! Gain some knowledge about all the tropical plants we grow and carry. Create a Tropical Plant Paradise 10AM-11AM (Instructor: Barb)

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August 2018

Shrubs for Birds and Wildlife

08/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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August 4    Saturday    Shrubs for Birds and other wildlife 10AM-11AM (Instructors: Deb & Lori)

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Shrubs for birds and other wildlife

08/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Make A Delicious Smoothie

08/11/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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August 11  Saturday        Make a delicious Smoothie from the fruits of your labor.  10AM-11AM (Instructor: Josh)

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Cooking with Herbs

08/18/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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August 18  Saturday        Cooking with Herbs 10AM-11AM (Instructor: Josh)  

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Learn about Rudbeckia

08/25/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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August 25  Saturday       Perennials: Rudbeckia 10AM-11AM (Instructors: Deb & Lori)

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September 2018

Pick Your Own Mum from our mum field!

09/08/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Sept. 8, 2018, Saturday       Pick your own mum from our mum fields and photo opp! 10AM-12PM - Rain date (Sept. 15th)                                           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! Adults ONLY allowed in the Mum Field.      

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Fall Container Porch Pot Workshop

09/08/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Greet your guests with a fall porch pot masterpiece that you create yourself, during our fall porch pot Saturday event! Fill your porch pot with mums, kale and other cold hardy crops. Then for interest and texture why not add some vibrant hues of orange, using mini pumpkins or gourds. Want to add a touch of whimsy to your porch pot? We got you covered with some caramel or jewel toned grasses. We will have all the materials you need right here to complete your fall porch pot. Once you're done with your creation you can take it home with…

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Winterize Your Garden

09/15/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Sept 15       Saturday       Winterize your Garden 10AM-11AM  Time sure has gone by fast and soon enough it will be time to put your garden to sleep for the winter. Tips on pruning, cleaning/storing pottery, fountains & bird baths and cleaning your garden (or not!).

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Art In The Garden and Fall Festival

09/22/2018 @ 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 foliages 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.  Cute as a Pumpkin Floral Workshop Cost: $20.00  September 22, 2018, 11 am - 12 pm    This workshop will be held during "Art In The Garden". Stroll among the handcrafted creations of local artisans and attend our creative workshop! Create this adorable fresh floral centerpiece in a pumpkin to add that perfect fall touch…

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Fall Wreath Make and Take

09/29/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Sept 29       Saturday      Fall Wreath Make & Take 10AM-12PM  Create an autumnal wreath for your home. Pre-Pay and Pre-registration is required.

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October 2018

Fall Decorating

10/06/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Saturday, October 6th, 10 am - 11 pm   Fall is my favorite time of the year! Decorating for Fall is such a blast with all the warm colors that surround us. Fall decorating lends itself to bring nature indoors. Why not try sprucing up your Thanksgiving table with a table garland made from oak and maple leaves? or How about creating a vignette with an assortment of pumpkins and gourds in your entryway? The sky is the limit and we are so excited to show you ideas and hopefully inspire you!

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Paint A Pallet Party

10/06/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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$50.00

This is the Fall and Winter edition of our Paint A Pallet Series. Paint a Pallet with a Fall or Winter theme and add this to your home as an accent decor.

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Build Your Own Scarecrow

10/13/2018 @ 10:00 am - 10/14/2018 @ 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Build your own scarecrow

10/20/2018 @ 10:00 am - 10/21/2018 @ 4:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Build a Birdhouse and tips on feeding birds for winter

10/27/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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November 2018

Holiday Porch Pot Make and Take 2018

11/17/2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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This is such a great way to start off the season! This is sure to get your holiday spirits up! 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. Create a Porch Pot that suits your own style and decor. 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…

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Holiday Porch Pot Make and Take

11/18/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States

Join us and start this holiday season by creating a one of a kind holiday porch pot to suit your style and decor. Pre-registration is appreciated. Call us at 608-222-2269 to let us know you are joining the fun!

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Holiday Porch Pot Make and Take

11/24/2018 @ 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 and Take

11/25/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us and start this holiday season by creating a one of a kind holiday porch pot to suit your style and decor. Pre-registration is appreciated. Call us at 608-222-2269 to let us know you are joining the fun!

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December 2018

Christmas Open House

12/01/2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Holiday Porch Pot Make and Take

12/01/2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a festive porch pot for the holiday season! Pre-registration is Appreciated.

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Holiday Porch Pot Make & Take 2018

12/02/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Join us and start this holiday season by creating a one of a kind holiday porch pot to suit your style and decor. Pre-registration is appreciated. Call us at 608-222-2269 to let us know you are joining the fun!

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Holiday Decorating and Kissing Ball Make and Take

12/08/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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have you ever wanted to make a kissing ball of your own? Here is your chance! Cost: $35.00 All materials are included. Call us at 608 222-2269 Available in our Cottage Grove Location Only.

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Create an Air Plant Gift

12/15/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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A gift that keeps on giving and created by you! This adorable air plant gift is perfect for the green lover on your list. You can also make one and gift it to yourself! Cost: $20.00 All materials are included Call us at 608 222-2269 to register Available only in our Cottage Grove Location  

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February 2019

2019 Wisconsin GARDEN EXPO

February 8 - February 10
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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America's Best Flowers will be exhibiting at the 2019 Wisconsin GARDEN EXPO: Friday, February 8: 12-8pm | Saturday, February 9: 9am-6pm | Sunday, February 10: 10am-4pm This much-anticipated event brings roughly 20,000 garden enthusiasts to the Alliant Energy Center to learn about the latest trends and products in gardening and landscaping. We will have a full range of plants, seeds, gardening supplies,and everything you need to prepare for the spring thaw and planting season! See you there.  

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Straw Bale Gardening 2019

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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A very popular and requested workshop to learn how to start a straw bale garden and make it flourish.  

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Houseplant Repotting 2019

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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In this workshop, get tips on how to repot and care for your houseplants during their transplant transition. Our expert will also share tricks on how to keep your houseplants healthy and happy. Don’t forget to bring your houseplants with you! *A minimum purchase is required for this class - We request that either your new pot be purchased from America's Best Flowers OR a fee of $5 per transplant for up to 2 transplants.  

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March 2019

Starting Seed Indoors & Companion Planting

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Ed offers great tips for both beginners and seasoned gardeners working with seeds to prepare for the growing season.

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Growing Berries 2019

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Get insight on how to grow your own fresh berries right in your own backyard or in containers for small spaces.

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Bulbs, Bulbs, and More Bulbs!-POSTPONED

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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POSTPONED: Due to weather and the quality of bulbs that are available - we have decided to postpone the BULBS class. We will hopefully host a class in late Summer for planting Spring bulbs and discuss Winter storage of tender bulbs. Thank you for your understanding!

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Spring Open House 2019

March 30 - March 31
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Ready for warm weather, green fields, and beautiful flowers?  We are ready for Spring and we hope you are too! We hope you will join us this weekend for our Spring Open House to celebrate. We have your all-time favorite plants plus a few new ones for the 2019 season and a HUGE selection of new pottery. Bring a friend and share the joy!

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Getting Started with Organic Gardening

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Have you been wanting to start your own organic garden? Have you been trying organic gardening but are struggling? Our good friend Lori from Purple Cow is going to walk us through from seed starting all the way to making decisions on how to garden organically. Give us a call at (608)222-2269 to save a spot!

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April 2019

Spring Container Make & Take 2019

April 6 @ 10:00 am - April 7 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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All Hands In!!  Using colorful spring blooms, come plant up a pot or hanging basket in our greenhouse and leave the mess behind!! How it works: You bring in your own empty container or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Pick out the flowers you like for your container and America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, slow release fertilizer, and guidance with planting if needed. You leave with a beautiful creation to take with you, and best of all, leave the mess behind!!  

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Growing Herbs in a Container Garden

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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$15

In this workshop, you’ll plant three of your choice herbs in a 12" oval planter and learn how to care for them year-round. FEE: $15 to plant one planter  - includes a 12" oval planter, 3 of your choice of herbs, soil,  and supplies. You may select a different planter from the retail store. Fee would then be $10- which includes 3 of your choice of herbs, soil,  and supplies.

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Spring Container Make & Take etc 2019

April 13 @ 10:00 am - April 14 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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All Hands In!!  Come plant up a pot in our greenhouse and leave the mess behind!! How it works: You bring in your own empty container or purchase one from our vast collection on hand. Pick out the flowers you like for your container and America's Best Flowers provides you with our secret soil blend, slow release fertilizer, and guidance with planting if needed. You leave with a beautiful creation to take with you, and best of all, leave the mess behind!!

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Community Easter Egg Hunt- April 20, 2019

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Hop on Over! The Easter bunny will be hiding eggs all over our greenhouse soon!!! Our Annual Community Egg Hunt in our Cottage Grove location will be taking place INDOORS - rain or shine. There will be FREE candy for children 6 and under. Bring your cameras and phones and snap a picture with the Easter bunny.

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Arbor Day Celebration 2019

April 26 - April 28
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Receive a FREE Black Hills Spruce with purchase, while supplies last. Limit 1 per family.

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Earth Day Celebration 2019

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Free children’s activities to celebrate Earth Day! Bring the kids out to make seed balls, plant flower seeds and more. You can bring a white T-shirt from home to paint (or you can purchase a very reasonably priced one from us). The kids can have fun, make a mess (which we’ll clean up), and they’ll even learn a few things about nature. Parents must stay with their children during these activities.

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Annuals Container Garden Make & Take 2019

April 27 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse featuring annuals (throw in a few spring blooms too!) and we’ll clean up the mess. Bring in your own EMPTY pots or buy some of ours. Gardening gloves are helpful for this hands-on workshop. FREE soil, slow release fertilizer and limited assistance with a minimum $10 plant purchase per container. 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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May 2019

St. Vincent’s de Paul’s “Pick-a-Pack” Event 2019

May 3 - May 5
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Come out and donate a $1.99 pack of tomatoes or peppers for the St. Vincent’s de Paul Community Food Pantry gardens. For every 4-pack sold, America’s Best Flowers will donate $.50 towards the St. Vincent’s de Paul gardens.

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Annuals Container Garden Make & Take etc 2019

May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse 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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Mother’s Day Gift Make & Take 2019

May 7 @ 5:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a beautiful flowering container or basket for each and every special mother in your life! You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Mother’s Day Gift Make & Take 2019

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Create a beautiful flowering container or basket for each and every special mother in your life! You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse 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 potting soil for larger containers.

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Mother’s Day 2019

May 12
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Bring Mom to walk through our 20 greenhouses with over 100,000 square feet of colorful flowers and thrilling plants. Enjoy the peaceful and relaxing view!

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Rabbit and Deer Prevention for Your Yard 2019

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Are you fed up with your gardens being munched by Bambi and Thumper? Learn about deer and rabbit resistant plants, as well as control options.

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Container Garden Make & Take

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 3:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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You create a beautiful container garden in our greenhouse 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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Cooking with your Countertop Garden Herbs 2019

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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Plant an indoor herb garden that you can use all year round! We’ll also show you how to harvest and dry your herbs and give some simple recipes for using them fresh.

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June 2019

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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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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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 @ 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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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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Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

August 17 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
$10

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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September 2019

Early Morning Yoga in the Greenhouse

September 7 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
$10

Join us EVERY 1st AND 3rd SATURDAY OF THE MONTH 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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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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Morning Yoga

September 14 @ 7:00 am
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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$10

Join us EVERY 1st AND 3rd SATURDAY OF THE MONTH 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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Gilda’s Club Fundraiser- Garden Party 2019

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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$20

Enjoy the lovely evening with all the people who bring you joy all while helping raise money for Gilda’s Club of Madison. 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. This will be a private, ticketed fundraising event – The Garden Center will be closing to the public at 5pm that day.  Have Fun, Connect, Give Back. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE Admission is a $20 donation to Gilda's Club of Madison. With…

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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

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

Winter Market HAS BEEN CANCELLED

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
America’s Best Flowers, 4311 Vilas Hope Rd.
Cottage Grove, WI 53527 United States
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WINTER MARKET has been canceled for 2019 SEASON and we are hoping to launch in 2020. We believe in supporting all that our local farmers and artisans have produced across Wisconsin. We are hoping to include fresh produce, meats, eggs, cheese, honey, soaps, oils and dressings, baked goods, specialty hand-made goods, and prepared foods. Interested in being a vendor? Head over to our information page to get the guidelines and application: CLICK HERE

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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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