Frantz Garden Center is proud to host family-friendly events twice a year, once in the spring, and once in the fall. These events often include free workshops led by industry experts, and fun hands-on activities for the whole family.

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Spring Family Event

April 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Come and join us on Saturday, April 21st and our vendors and staff will answer all your gardening questions. Don’t forget to sign in at our welcoming table for a chance to win a 24″ boxed Crape Myrtle tree ($225 retail value)! Drawing will take place at 3 p.m. Prize does not include delivery, installation or warranty. You must be present to sign up with your email address at the table. Prize applies to stock on hand.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Lawn Care Workshop
John Linder from Delta Blue Grass Company will be showing different varieties and answering all your questions. Lawn problems? Bring a sample for our expert to diagnose.

10:00 a.m | Summer Veggie Gardening Workshop
Friend of the nursery and all around plant know-it-all Amy Lomeli will be here April 21st to lead a question and answer session on all things vegetable. Amy has experience as plant manager of a farmer’s market garden, as well as a degree in agriculture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. These tips and tricks on preparation, plant selection, care and more will have you all ears as you prepare to be the coolest cucumber on the block with a plethora of produce this summer!

Learn about:

  • Care, Fertilizing & Watering
  • General Pest & Disease Problems
  • Harvesting Tips

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Balloon Twister for Children

11:30 a.m. | Vegetable Planting Workshop for Children
Please sign your kids up for our spring vegetable planting workshop! Amy Lomeli will be teaching children how to plant and care for spring vegetables. Planting time will take place at 11:30 a.m. Plan to get dirty, so wear play clothes and bring your gloves. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

12 p.m. – 2:00 p.m | Free Refreshments

Space is limited. Register below by 4/18/18 or call (209) 874-4769.

See you soon!


April 21, 2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Frantz Garden Center
12879 Riverview Road
Hickman, 95323 United States


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