Events

May 6th: Garden Fest

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May 6th: Garden Fest
Engage all of your senses as we dig into the sights, sounds, and smells of spring this planting season! We have planned a day blooming with activity in both the garden and the Cafe, which is sure to satisfy all your landscaping plans and dreams.
 
St. Louis Herb Society Luncheon
Get inspired as you enjoy a freshly prepared seasonal lunch with Katie Garner of the St. Louis Herb Society. Katie will demonstrate various cooking techniques as she prepares some of her favorite recipes from their delightful book Herbal Cookery.
Menu: Chicken en Papillote with Lemon
Basil Corn Salad with Green Beans & Cherry Tomatoes
Rosemary & Cranberry Orange Cake
Lemon Verbena Champagne Cocktail
11am-1pm $20.00
 
Custom Planters With a Refined, Casual Look
Select one of Campania’s unique pieces of Vietnamese pottery to create a one of a kind planter as you peruse some new varieties of our favorite plants. Campania International is known world-wide for offering an eclectic mix of pottery in an array of color and texture that achieves the perfect blend of a refined, casual look. Talk to our knowledgeable staff for details on our custom planting services.
11am – 3pm
 
The Sound of Water
Whether it’s a classic tiered fountain or a custom water feature, the beauty and soothing sounds of splashing water can turn your garden into a peaceful retreat for birds and other wildlife while eliciting a mood of tranquility and serenity.
11am – 3pm
 
A Pollinator Garden for All Seasons
Catch the latest buzz on flowers and shrubs that will attract pollinators to your backyard throughout the growing season. Find the perfect host for these diligent, hard working, champions to take up residence at your home, and you will enjoy their company all year long.
11am – 3pm
 
Honey Tasting with the Sooty Bee
Stop by to see Vic Imgarten, our resident beekeeper to sample some of our recently harvested honey, as well as various other flavored honey from around the world.
11am – 3pm
 
Olea Estates, Olives, Oil & Trees
Learn about the amazing olive tree, and the variety of olives and oils we get from them when you join George and Jessica Chronis for an olive and olive oil tasting. They will share their story of Chronis family farm, Olea Estates which has been producing olive oil since 1856 in their orchards located in Sparta, Greece.
11am – 3pm
 
A Taste of Local Craft Chocolate
Rick Jordan is St. Louis’ first and only bean to bar chocolatier. He has been given the honor of Top 10 Chocolatier in North America by the industry media authority, Dessert Professional. We invite you to take in the beauty of his chocolates, and be inspired to partake in local, bold, and inventive flavor combinations.
11am – 3pm
 
Childbloom Guitar Ensemble
Please join us for some light entertainment on the patio as our guitar ensemble performs a variety of music from different cultures and musical genres including Pop, Irish, Americana, and Latin.
1:15pm

April 28: Augusta Plein Air Sunrise Paint

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April 28: Augusta Plein Air Sunrise Paint

Spring is here, flowers are in bloom and artists will be intertwined throughout the nursery. Join us between 6am and 12pm for brunch and a relaxing morning filled with art and flowers.

 

When: Friday, April 28th, 2017, 6am – 12pm

Where: 550 Highway F, Defiance, MO

To RSVP or for more information please email: events@frisellanursery.com

 

April 29: Safe Paws – Healthy Lawns, Happy Pets

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April 29: Safe Paws – Healthy Lawns, Happy Pets

When: Saturday, April 29,  11am – 3pm

Where: 550 Highway F, Defiance, MO

To RSVP or for more information please email: events@frisellanursery.com

 

Join us, Espoma, Treats Unleashed, Dr. Sadler and other local small businesses at the nursery for a day celebrating our four-legged friends and creating healthy, safe lawns and gardens.

 

Safe Paws is a national program the Espoma Company started about a year ago to promote healthy lawn care around the country in an effort to counteract the rise in pet cancer.  Espoma produces an organic lawn fertilizer that is safe for our children and pets, and does not use any harmful chemicals.  To help spread awareness of this growing concern in pet healthcare, we have invited the Espoma Company and some of our local businesses for a day of fun and education for you and your pet!

 

Organics for Lawn & Garden  11am

Healthy living does not stop at exercising and eating right.  It also calls us to be good stewards of our home environment by developing and maintaining healthy lawn and garden practices.  Please join Dr. William Sadler, renowned in the field of organics for a prescribed gardening regimen that will boost the health of any area in your yard or garden. Free Event

 

Whole Food Nutrition For Your Pet   1:00 – 2:00

Help your dog build a better body through good nutrition!  Dr. Ava Frick, renowned Veterinarian, speaker, and author will discuss basic nutritional requirements for the loyal and loving canine members of our family.  Learn the benefits of whole food nutrition through the use of real foods, and determine the right type of food and diet that will help you keep your dog healthy for years to come.

 

“Treats Unleashed” Treat Truck

Show how much you care by treating your favorite canine to some healthy, fresh baked goods!  Treats Unleashed is the only family-owned pet bakery in the area.  All treats are homemade with fresh ingredients, and fully approved by a nutritionist.

 

Highly Motivated Canines Seek Relocation Package

Staff from the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center will be here with a few friendly, four-legged friends that are looking to relocate to a larger, more comfortable home; fully equipped with a loving family.  Please stop to visit with the staff to see if any of these friendly, loving canines are a fit for your family and home.

 

Not Lost, But Found

The Mid Rivers Pet Adoption Agency is offering microchipping to ensure a lost or missing pet is quickly reunited with its family.  These small transponders register your pet’s information, so they can be easily identified and returned home safely!

Cost of Service:  $10.00

 

Training Your Canine

Visit with Donna Sorenson, Manager of Sorenson Kennels and one of her favorite training dogs as they show off some of their favorite tricks and commands.  Sorenson Kennels is a 50 acre boarding and training facility with two beautiful lakes and seven different yard areas for your dog to play and exercise.

 

Pedicures for Pups

Take the worry out of trimming your dog’s nails.   Stop by to visit with Dogville Grooming for a stress-free professional pedicure for your dog!

April 22: St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles Green Thumb Tour

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April 22: St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles Green Thumb Tour

Designing Large Planters and Small Gardens

Join us for a presentation on large planter and small garden design. We’ll be providing design tips and sharing some of our new favorite plants arriving this year. Door Prize Drawing: Frisella Designed Planter — $200 value

 

When: Saturday, April 22,  10am, 12pm & 2pm

Where: 550 Highway F, Defiance, MO

To RSVP or for more information please email: events@frisellanursery.com