Online: Tips, Tricks and Trade Secrets

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Online: Tips, Tricks and Trade Secrets

March 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Many of us have heard that putting a penny in the water will keep our tulips more upright, cutting flowers on an angle helps them draw up more water, and even that cayenne pepper can keep the deer and bunnies away. But did you know putting dahlia stems in boiling water can help them last longer? Did you know your morning cup can help deter slugs? Do you know how to guarantee the biggest blooms on your peonies? Do you know how a slinky can keep squirrels away from your bird feeder?
Join Deborah Trickett, owner of The Captured Garden for a PowerPoint presentation as she shares over 100 tips, tricks and trade secrets. Whether you are a floral designer, master gardener or someone who just likes getting her hands in the dirt you will learn something new. Even why denture cleaner may become your new best friend!
Cost: $19.99
Registration for this class is closed! We will send information on how to attend the online class via email the day before the class.
Award-winning container garden designer Deborah Trickett has worked in the gardening industry for over 30 years, starting with her first job in a greenhouse at age 13 until the present as the owner of The Captured Garden. Deborah works with clients throughout New England who want their homes to be beautiful, not typical. By combining unusual plant material and creative design ideas she creates gardens and containers that are truly one of a kind.
Deborah Trickett is a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist, and a Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional. Deborah is a frequent lecturer on creative container gardening, speaking at the New England Spring Flower Show, The Connecticut Flower Show, the Newport Flower Show, as well as The Philadelphia International Flower Show. She has also shared her passion for perennials at the Perennial Plant Association Annual Symposium. She was a featured speaker at the Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island. She also teaches classes and workshops at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston. Her work has been featured in The Boston Globe, The American Gardener, Garden Gate and New England Home magazines as well as on the TV show New England Dream Home.
Deborah’s work can also be viewed on The Captured Garden website at


March 21, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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