Class Schedule

Garden with Deana at Food and Thought – August 2017

2132 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102

Free Classes! Come, relax and learn with us; guests are invited to enjoy a healthy juice, smoothie,and/or snack from our cafe before, during, or after the class.


August 5, 2-4 pm in Thoughtful Threads Dining Area

Container Gardening –Do you want to garden in a limited or controlled space? Growing your favorite plants in containers is fun and easy; flowers, herbs, ornamentals, and edibles can all be grown in containers. Learn about types of containers and their uses, container soil mixes, choosing plants, what and when to plant, and how to grow beautiful and healthy gardens the organic way!

August 19, 2-4 pm in Thoughtful Threads Dining Area

Growing Orchids 101 – Always wanted to grow orchids? Are you growing orchids but having challenges? Don’t miss this special guest! Come meet Jerry Meola, expert orchid agronomist and owner of Orchid’s Amore’ in Ft Myers, FL as he shares his tips about growing beautiful and healthy orchids in our climate!  Orchids are a lovely addition to any garden; learn about how to care for them, where to grow them, what types of orchids to grow, and how to identify and solve problems.

August 26, 2-4 pm in Thoughtful Threads Dining Area

Gardening Talk – Many of our regular gardening class attendees have requested a monthly open topic gardening discussion. In this class, attendees can bring their questions, plant problems, and ideas; we’ll share organic methods and solutions to problems. If you bring plant parts with a problem, please keep the plant parts in plastic bag so we don’t spread the problem to our garden center plants.