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Liesel Crystal, owner of Twisted Lotus Floral and Photography, gives back to our local residents with workshops on Floral Design at Country Gardens and Nursery.

January starts the first of a 12-month series of classes, each workshop provides hands-on learning where you get to create and take home a floral arrangement. Each month will feature a themed design with various blooms. This is an amazing opportunity to learn something new! Gather as friends or family for a fun and engaging group activity! January's floral theme is Winter Wonderland!

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Kids Class:  Help Feed our Hungry Birds!  Build three pinecone birdfeeders ready to hang in your own yard while learning about local birds.

The Mountain Valley Gardner, Megan Mounteer will lead a fun filled 1.5 hour workshop building pinecone birdfeeders. We will learn about our local birds in the Heber Valley, Wasatch and Summit Counties that are hungry this time of the year. Also learn about the types of trees that produce pinecones. Encouraging kids and youth to bring pinecones from their own yard to compare to the ones provided in class.

What to expect:

A little bit about conservation, a little bit about being involved with your immediately wildlife and nature, and a whole lot of hands-on fun.

Who is The Mountain Valley Gardner & What is the Kids Class Series?

Megan Mounteer is the owner & operator of Country Gardens & Nursery. Locally raised and from birth was in the gardens and farm fields of the Heber Valley, Megan has become the local expert on Mountain Valley Gardening. She recently published a calendar and journal on the uniqueness of gardening in High Valley Climates and especial in the Wasatch & Summit Counties.

Children & Youth Class Series: Throughout the year Megan brings together her two loves to create a series of classes designed to inspire the next generation with passion for nature and gardening. What are her two loves, why its children and gardening! Each month she offers a seasonal and timely class to share passion in the garden. Look at our website or follow Country Gardens & Nursery on Eventbrite to stay up to date on class offerings.

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February is 2nd in a series of 12 painting workshops, once a month, where we will explore an array of painting subjects, techniques and settings. You don't need to attend all the classes, join one or all in the series.

What to expect:

Resident artist Janet Johnson will be teaching this workshop. Students will choose the candy they want after a demonstration of techniques by Janet. We will be working in acrylic paint, if you chose to bring oil paint, Janet is happy to help you with oils as well. All materials supplied in this class. Bring your own pallet knives and brushes or rent them in the registration.

Enjoy a glass of wine or cider while you enjoy creating a sweet master piece!

To see more of Janet's work visit

www.JanetJohnsonArtist.com or

Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/janet_johnson_artist/.

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Which candy do you want to paint? Like kids in a candy shop we will have a blast recreating on our canvas a colorful work of art!

Painting Workshop-  January 13,  5:30 pm  - 7:30  pm
Let it Snow!  Painting Wintery Scenes

January is the first of a series of 12 painting workshops, once a month, where we will explore an array of painting subjects, techniques and settings. Resident artist Janet Johnson will be teaching this workshop. We will be painting from photos, provided by the instructor, to capture the warm and cool colors of a fresh snow on canvas. We will be working in acrylic paint, if you chose to bring oil paint, Janet is happy to help you with therm as well. All materials supplied in this class. Bring your own pallet knives and brushes or rent them in the registration. Enjoy a glass of wine or cider while you enjoy creating a beautiful piece of winter themed art. To see more of Janet's work visit her site at www.JanetJohnsonArtist.com or her instagram at https://www.instagram.com/janet_johnson_artist/.

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Together we grow.  Together we learn.

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Contact us at 435-654-5936  email megan@cgnheber.com
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Country Gardens & Nursery

1401 South US 189

Heber, UT 84032
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