Fall is in full swing and the holidays are on the horizon, but there’s still lots to see in the Redbud yard. The nursery is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday, through Saturday, November 18. Yes, you can still plant trees, shrubs and perennials!
We’re excited to announce the vendor lineup for our 4th annual Winter Market on November 25 & 26. During this event, we share our venue with other small businesses, artists, and makers. Our aim is to create a fun, festive atmosphere and shopping experience with unique local services and products, especially those relating to the natural world. Redbud will be offering wreaths, winter greens and cut stems, books, and gardening tools. We’ve invited local experts to speak each day at 11:00 and 1:00. New this year, we’re offering a wreathmaking workshop on Saturday, at 2:00 pm.
This year, we have more vendors than ever before, selling jewelry, pottery, fine art, chocolate, craft spirits, and more. Visit their websites/social media to get a preview: 1505 Design Studio, Moon Rising Arts, Krista Patton Pottery, Nether Providence Soap, Avant-Garden Pottery, Pennsylvania Distilling, Love Bulb Co., Miesse Candies, and Colleen Elizabeth Designs. On Saturday only: Bird and Brush Art, The Basement Woodshop, Mandy Morroni, and Pluma Avis Domus. On Sunday only: Sugar Moon Knits, Rosewood Workshop, Indigo Healing Arts, Thistle Finch Designs, and Small Print Studio.
Join us for free talks in the nursery yard during Winter Market:
Supporting Insects and Wildlife in Winter, 11:00 am on Saturday, November 25, with Samantha Nestory, engagement manager and naturalist at Stoneleigh.
Planting for Winter Interest, 1:00 pm on November 25, with Marcia Tate, garden designer and teacher.
Garden Design with Deer Tolerant Plants, 11:00 am on Sunday, November 26, with Donna Cusano, owner Terra Donna Gardens.
Native Sedges for Your Garden, 1:00 pm on November 26, with Gregg Tepper, author and horticulturalist at Laurel Hill Cemeteries.
Yard talks are free and registration is not required.
Wreath Making Workshop
Saturday, November 25, 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Learn how to make an evergreen wreath and decorate with assorted greens, natural materials, and ribbon. Each participant will take home a finished wreath. Workshop begins promptly at 2:00 pm and is a rain or shine event. (Suitable for age 16 and up) Participants should bring gardening/work gloves and clippers/pruners. Workshop will be held outdoors – please dress appropriately. $70 includes all materials.
Garden Design Workshop
Julie & Lisa will help you develop a design for your specific location that reflects your ideas and help you select appropriate plants. You will leave with a garden design ready for install next spring. This 2-part workshop will be from 5:00 – 6:30 pm on November 16 & 30. Registration details in our next newsletter.
See all of our design services here on our website. There is still time to schedule a consultation or coaching appointment this fall.
Pop Up Shop
We’ll be opening up the Redbud shop one last time in 2023 for holiday shopping on Saturday, December 16, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. stop by to browse our curated book selection, or check out our bespoke greeting cards for 2023.