Pike Nurseries will host a free “Guide to Terrariums” class at 10 a.m., 12630 N. Community House Road. Participants will learn to build and care for these miniature indoor gardens. After class, guests can purchase materials to make their own take-home terrariums with the help of Pike Nurseries garden experts. Details: bit.ly/1bWB27W.
Designing personal wedding arrangements
Nectar will host this floral design workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. at 940 N. Davidson St. While the course isn’t meant to replace qualified floral designers for such an important event, the class will teach the basics of how to create a hand-tied bouquet, corsage and boutonniere. Course is $150, and advance registration and payment are required. Details: nectarfloraldesigns.com; 704-905-9808.
The N.C. Forest Service Nursery Program is accepting orders for seedlings, which will be distributed in the fall. The Forest Service produces about 20 million seedlings for 54 species of hardwoods and conifers each year at its nurseries in Goldsboro and Crossnore.
Hardwoods are being sold in quantities as low as 10 and conifers in quantities as low as 50.
Catalogs are available at Forest Service offices in all 100 North Carolina counties and online. Details and to order: bit.ly/1dUZiYX.
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