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Events at the nursery

We have a variety of events lined up for this spring and we are excited to introduce new ones this year! If you are interested in attending an event, please register so that we know how many people to expect. 

Things to know about events at Solomon's Gardens:

1) Parking is limited inside the nursery so you may have to park on the street and walk in. We recommend arriving 10 minutes early to allow for parking and walking to the event.

2) We have porta-potties at the nursery, not regular bathrooms. 

3) For events that are not free, you must pay at the nursery or over-the-phone before you will be officially registered. 


Free events Sonora CA

March 21st • 10am-12pm • Solomon's Gardens Nursery • FREE

Building Life In The Soil

We are thrilled to welcome back David Benningfield of Kellogg Garden Products for another workshop! Come out to the nursery on the first day of spring for this free event to learn which organic soils, fertilizers, and mulches are best for proven garden success. Whether you want a more productive vegetable garden this year, are getting ready to plant new trees and shrubs, or want to get your existing plants looking healthier, this workshop is for you!




Buy trees Sonora

April 18th & 19th • 10am-4pm • Mother Lode Fairgrounds • FREE

38th Annual Home & Garden Show

Come out to the 39th annual Home & Garden Show at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds (220 Southgate Drive, Sonora)! Don't miss this opportunity to see what's new for 2020 in home and garden trends. Meet with local vendors and turn your upgrade dreams into reality. Stop by our booth to say hi and get a special offer!

You do not need to register for this event. Parking & admission are free at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds!

Bonsai Sonora CA

April 25th • 10am-12pm • Solomon's Gardens Nursery • $35

Bonsai For Beginners

We are excited to have this event for the second time! Richard McKinstry of the Mother Lode Bonsai Club will share his knowledge and help you make your very own bonsai to bring home. 


The class costs $35 which includes your plant, bonsai pot, materials, instruction, and refreshments. There are only 10 spots so reserve yours today!

Come by the nursery or contact us to register and pay. You must pay for the class before you will be registered.



Free things to do Sonora

May 2nd • 10am • Solomon's Gardens Nursery • FREE!

Tips & Tricks for a Successful Vegetable Garden

Growing a vegetable garden can be very fun and rewarding, but there are little tricks that are learned through years of trial and error. George Kirk, the owner of Solomon's Gardens Nursery, has been landscaping professionally since 1976 and growing personal vegetable gardens even longer. George will share what he has learned over the years and give tips and tricks to grow your best vegetable garden yet!

Early May is the best time to plant a summer vegetable garden in Sonora. You can learn from George at this workshop and then pick out your vegetable starts to take home and get planting!


Free kids events Sonora

May 9th • anytime 8am-3pm • Solomon's Gardens Nursery • FREE!

Mother's Day Gift Making

Bring your child to the nursery for this fun, free event! Come by anytime between 8am and 3pm on May 9th and your child can make a special gift for mom, just in time for Mother's Day! 

This event is best for kids 5-14 years old and children should be accompanied by an adult. The activity will take 15-30 minutes. 


Please register so we can have enough supplies for everyone! If you have to cancel after registering, please let us know so we can plan accordingly.



~Stay tuned for more 2020 events~

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