January can be a tough time of year for a gardener. It’s cold outside and most plants are dormant. What’s a gardener to do? Attend a seminar at Hicks!

This year the Winter Seminar Series at Hicks Nurseries offers something for everyone. Our talented staff members will present classes on everything from houseplants and orchid care to outdoor pruning, herbs and caring for the birds. All of our educational classes are free to attend and registration is not required. Join us this winter for a little camaraderie, education and fun! Spring will be here before you know it!

Easy Care Houseplants for Your Home
January 21st @ 11am
Caring for houseplants is easier than you think. This seminar will explore our favorite easy care houseplants as well as everything you need to know to grow healthy happy houseplants.

 

 

BirdsWinter is for the Birds
January 21st @ 1pm
Learn how to attract birds to your garden all year long with tips about their need for food, water, nesting and shelter.

 

 

Gorgeous multi-colored flower garden filled with annual and perennial flowersBest Annuals for 2017
January 28th @ 11am
Now is the time to start dreaming about your summer garden! We will discuss the many annual varieties, colors, sizes and combinations we will have available in 2017. 

 

 

pruning shearsPruning with a Purpose
January 28th @ 1pm
Learn everything you need to know about how to prune trees and shrubs on Long Island including hydrangea, trees, screening plants and more.

 

 

orchidsAll About Orchids
February 4th @ 11am
If you were ever tempted to buy an orchid but didn’t think you would know how to take care of it – this seminar is for you! The Long Island Orchid Society will explain the different types of orchids and what it takes to keep them thriving.

 *Join us at 10am for a free orchid potting demo.

 

basilAll About Herbs
February 12th @ 11am
Spring is just around the corner and now is the best time to prepare for your herb garden. Learn why herbs are beneficial to your health and why growing herbs organically is the best way to live.