Saturday Mornings at Shooting Star Nursery

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

All classes begin at 10am and are located at the nursery unless indicated otherwise. Space is limited so please be sure to register.

A minimum of 8 attendees is needed for a class, otherwise the class may be canceled.

Saturday morning gardening classes at Shooting Star Nursery in Central Point, Oregon includes coffee, snacks, and sandbox to entertain the kids

~During classes there will also be a sandbox, treasure hunt, coffee and refreshments (children are still under parents' supervision).

*Denotes kid-friendly class. Bring your age-appropriate child for no charge.

*How to Plant a Tree

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00 am

*How to Plant a Tree

There IS a right and wrong way to plant a tree.   Learn how to make the most of this significant investment in your property with a hands-on demonstration. If you wanted shade this summer, fall is the time to plant that large shade tree for next year’s enjoyment.

Landscapers- this class qualifies for 2 hours of CEH credit

Registration fee-$5, receive 10% off all trees purchased that day

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*Kids in the Nursery Day!

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00 am

10am - 3pm

*Kids in the Nursery Day!

Bring the family and enjoy a fall day at the nursery. There will be our ever popular sandbox, treasure hunts, art projects, and snacks including local food trucks! Plenty of fun for the kids so you can take some time to peruse our huge selection of plants and be ready for fall planting.  Our staff of plant experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help you make the best choices.

All kids receive a free perennial!

No Registration fee, but please register so we know how many will be coming. 

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Deer Resistant Plants for the Rogue Valley

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Thursday, 6-7:30 pm in Ashland

Deer Resistant Plants for the Rogue Valley

There are ways to have a beautiful garden even if you have deer for neighbors. Come get a hands-on look at some great plant selections carefully curated by Shooting Star Nursery, a local expert in deer resistant and drought tolerant plants.

Landscapers- this class qualifies for 2 hours of CEH credit

Registration fee-$18, Please note this class is at the North Mountain Nature Center in Ashland, register on their website: www.ashland.or.us/register

*Drought tolerant display garden tour

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - 10:00 am

*Drought tolerant display garden tour

Our display gardens have had a year or two to get started and there is a lot to see. Come get a personal tour of our gardens and learn about some of our favorites, both common and rare.  It's a great chance to get an up close view of what your water-wise yard could look like after a a few seasons.

Registration fee- $5

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*Masses of Grasses

Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 10:00 am

*Masses of Grasses

Don’t know where to start when it comes to ornamental grasses? There are so many varieties and sizes to choose from but that’s what makes them so useful. Besides adding texture, movement, and color to the garden they are also usually deer resistant and many are drought tolerant.   Come learn about the best grass options for our area, as we have the most diverse selection of grasses the Rogue Valley has to offer! We will also show you how to care for them, from evergreen to deciduous types.

Landscapers- this class qualifies for 2 hours of CEH credit

Registration fee-$10, all ornamental grasses 20% off Oct. 7th and 8th only. Min. $50 purchase

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