What to know
Linvilla Orchards shares a passion for the tasks that are accomplished here everyday. We do what we love and we love what we do. We want to share our love of gardening, building, growing and teaching with you! All of our classes are always fun, informative and geared towards the whole family. Join us as we share our knowledge in seasonal subjects such as Backyard Birding, Shade Gardening, Pesky Garden Pests, Lawn Maintenance and Management and Caring for Vegetable plants, herbs and fruit trees as well as hands-on classes like Build Your Own Terrarium and Gardening with Children. Every month, we carefully put together a calendar of classes that we know you'll love!
Story Time & Craft
Join us every Tuesday as Miss Marcia reads an entertaining story featuring gardens, farming, animals and nature! Children can also create a special craft each week! This class is geared more for preschoolers, but your entire family is welcome to join us. We meet in the Garden Center, rain or shine. There is never a fee! Story time is at 10am.
Gardening with Children-All About birds
This month Miss Marcia will be discussing birds. Did you know not all birds fly south for the winter? Our little feathered friends are hungry this time of year so we will be making bird feeders!
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 10am. Please call 610-876-7116 to register. Class is free.
Planting and Planning a Cut Flower Garden
Linvilla's own Heather is back again! This time using her background in landscape design to help you plan your very own cut flower garden. Learn seed selections, color organization and design layout.
Sunday, February 23rd 10am. Call (610) 876-7116 to register. Class is free.
Coming in March, Painting Pallet Night!
Join Crimson Pallets in our beautiful Garden Center for an evening of painting pallets. You can choose 1 of 9 different designs. Bring your friends, don't worry about bringing skills..they are here to help you! Glasses are provided for BYOB and light snacks will be provided.
Friday, March 6th 7-9 pm. Fee: $65.00 all supplies are included
Please click HERE to view the pallets that were chosen and register for your pallet! Must Register by 2/28/2020.
Feedback & Suggestions
The purpose of our classes is to open your eyes to all aspects of the fun and adventures that can be had in, or around the Garden. If there is anything that you are curious about, we welcome suggestions for new classes and additions to our current classes. If you have attended our classes, we would love your feedback. These classes are designed with you in mind. Let us know how we're doing!
Planning your Garden Around Roses
Spend some time with Heather, our in house horticulturalist, as she shows you how to care for your roses. Heather will talk about about different cultivars, planting, problems, pruning and feeding. Bring your questions along!
Saturday, March 7, 2020 Class is free, call 610-876-7116 to register.
Cooking with Judi
Join us this month for some fresh and wonderful vegetable ideas.
Friday, March 13, 2020 5pm
Class is free but please call to register (610) 876-7116.
Gardening with Children
This month Miss Marcia will be talking about preparing your garden for spring. Your children will be planting their own pea plants to take home with them. As always, a wonderful craft will be included.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 10am. Class is free but please call 610-876-7116 to register.
Build Your Herb Garden and How to Use Them
This is herb gardening with a twist! Build your own herb garden while tasting a few simple herb recipes and learning ways to use them. Class includes 3 herb plants, planter and soil. Larger planter and plants are available for sale.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 10am. Call (610) 876-7116 to register. Fee $40
Smoking with the Boys
We'll cover it all; types of smokers, cuts of meat, varieties of smoke wood, rubs and sauces. Expect interesting (or irreverent) discussions (also jokes) as we share techniques and tips with one another. Then we'll get hands on as participants, set up a smoker and prepare a pork shoulder. No need to wonder what it will taste like, we'll sample one already made. Once you've finished this course you'll be on your way to a bona fide pit master!
Saturday, March 28, 2020 10am. Class is free but please call 610-876-7116 to register.
Cold Weather Vegetable Gardening
Join Heather, Linvilla's own horticulturist, for a how-to class on cold weather crops. Learn how to extend your crop season.
Bring your questions!
Sunday, March 15, 2020 10am Class is free but please call 610-876-7116 to register.
Succulent Wreath Class
We will help you to assemble a beautiful 6" grapevine wreath with your choice colorful succulents. Larger wreaths and upgrades are available.
Sunday, March 29, 2020. 10am. Fee is $25. Please call 610-876-7116 to register.