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.

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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*Apple Tasting and Fall Celebration

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:00 am

10am - 3pm

*Apple Tasting and Fall Celebration

Come join us for music, apple cider and other goodies to celebrate the arrival of local apples and fall weather! We will have a selection of apple varieties to taste and help you determine which variety you might like to try in your own yard. We will have potted fruit trees for sale or you can put in an order for a bare root fruit tree in the spring. Apple cider, locally made baked goods by Chef Kristen, and fresh coffee will be available for free to our wonderful customers.   Make a day of it and enjoy tasty tacos from ‘Word on the Street’ taco truck and freshly baked ice cream sandwiches. Rogue Valley Farm to School will be here with fun, seasonal activities for the kids and everybody will have a ball dancing to live music by bluesman Doug Warner.

Free- No registration fee. Bring the kids and come celebrate with us!  But please register so we know how many are coming. J

All fruit trees and shrubs 10% off Oct 14th and 15th only.

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This is Not the Pacific Northwest! (Part of the Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Symposium)

Saturday, November 05, 2016 - 9:00 am

9am- 10:45am

This is Not the Pacific Northwest! (Part of the Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Symposium)

Our Rogue Valley has its own unique climate and many microclimates , so we cannot plant our gardens like it is the Pacific NW or southern California.   If you are new to our valley or just want to learn about what plants perform best here, come to this class and see what diverse options you have.   Christie Mackison, co-owner and landscape designer at Central Point’s Shooting Star Nursery will show you some live plants to inspire you in your garden.

Landscapers- this class qualifies for 2 hours of CEH credit

Please register for this class through the Master Gardener’s website. http://www.jacksoncountymga.org/departments/winter-dreams-summer-gardens-symposium

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