Classes/Seminars Details

    TERRARIUMS! with Eric Matthew

      Terrariums with Eric Matthew

         Join us on Earth Day, 4/22, from 7-8:30pm, for a special presentation and workshop on TERRARIUMS with Eric Matthew. See live examples of Eric's intriguing work, then stay (if you like) and make your own living biosphere, gaining from Eri...c's expertise, using materials and plants available at Wayside.
    Lecture and workshop is FREE. Pay only for what you use.
    ALL AGES welcome. Registration is mandatory for lecture and/or workshop. Contact Trish at (585) 223-1222, x100 or
    Mother's Day Container Planting Workshop


    Sunday, May 4 AND Saturday, May 10 from 2-4pm

    Mother's Day Container Planting - All Ages Welcome!

    Bring in your own container(s) or purchase at Wayside. Design and plant your own decorative

    containers, with or without assistance. We will provide free soil, assistance, inspiration and

    encouragement. Great family project for kids and adults.

         Have your photo taken, with your project(s),and then emailed anywhere you like.  Choose from our

     large selection of annuals, herbs, vegetables, spring bulbs, houseplants, and perennials.

    Edible Herbal Landscapes Workshop


    In partnership with Rochester Civic Garden Center--
    hosted at Wayside Garden Center
    Thursday, June 5 from 7-8:30pm

    Edible Herbal Landscapes Workshop
    Create your own miniature edible landscapes—with thyme “ground covers”, basil “trees”, chive “grasses" and lavender, curry plant and marjoram “shrubs”--choose from at least 60 herb varieties, plus strawberries, greens, annuals and flower seeds like alyssum, lettuce and violas.

    Register directly with RCGC by calling Judy Hubbard at (585) 473-5130 or go to:


    Sunday, June 8

    Come In & Smell the Roses

     Visit our Rose Department at its fragrant best.  Learn about different types of roses and their uses in landscape design, hedges and containers. We'll have a guest master rosarian available for all of your rose-related questions, including how to grow better, more fragrant specimens.

    Summer Solstice Fairy Gardens Workshop for ALL AGES

         Sunday, June 22 from 2-4pm


         Create your own Fairy or Miniature Landscape Garden, using our wonderful summer selection of indoor and outdoor plants--perennials, annuals, succulents, houseplants and more!  FREE Seminar includes inspiring slideshow and hands-on consulting. Soil and instruction is free. Pay only for what you use. 

    Register for your work space at or (585) 223-1222, x100

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