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Spring Open House

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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One event on March 19, 2023 at 11:00 am

Join us to kick off the spring season! With a weekend full of shopping and classes, we’ll ring in the best season of the year the right way!

Local garden clubs, master gardeners, and gardening experts will be on hand to answer any question you have and get you set up for spring gardening success!


March 18th, 11am-2pm, Pansy Planter Workshop: Bring a container, or purchase one here, and come plant a beautiful pansy container for spring! No need to sign up! Just walk in! $5 plus cost of plants.

March 18th, 11am, New Arrivals for 2023: Come by for this free talk about what plants to expect in the Nursery this year! Brandon will be discussing all the new trees, shrubs, and perennials we expect this season. FREE but please click here to register. 

March 18th, 1pm, Culinary Herb Planter: Join Kerri in the greenhouse to plant the perfect culinary herb garden and get ready for grilling season! You’ll plant a fragrant herb garden! Cost is $40, click here to register!

March 18th, 2pm, Pruning: 101: Bring all your pruning questions to this class. Learn how to prune ornamental shrubs in your landscape. Including information on hydrangeas, roses, lilacs, and forsythia. This class is free, but please click here to register. 


March 19th, 11am, Easter Bulb Garden: Come plant a colorful Easter bulb garden with a mix of beautiful hyacinths, tulips, and daffodils. It will be the perfect centerpiece to help welcome spring into your home! Cost $45, click here to register.

March 19th, 1pm, Succulent Wine Bottle: Back by popular demand, another succulent wine bottle class! Create a unique arrangement of succulents in a slumped wine bottle! Cost is $30, click here to register.



Guests joining us at the Spring Open House this weekend to answer your gardening questions:
The Audubon Society: The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Saturday 11-2

The York Rose Society: The York Area Rose Society is a program devoted to honoring and educating the public about these popular plants. Saturday and Sunday 11-2

Home Orchards: Kalan from Home Orchards is an expert in fruit trees! Home Orchards is a local company that will come to your home and complete a landscape assessment and help you with planting and care of fruit trees. Saturday & Sunday 11-2

Penn State Master Gardeners: Representatives from the Penn State Extension, Cumberland County will be here with Master Gardeners to help get you ready for spring gardening. Saturday and Sunday 11-2

Carlisle Garden Club: The Carlisle Garden Club is a local club with the goal to increase the knowledge and love of gardening. Saturday 11-2

Ashcombe Nursery Representative: Scott Carver, a long-time Ashcombe Nursery team member, is coming to help answer questions about your garden. Saturday and Sunday 11-2


March 19
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Ashcombe Farm and Greenhouse
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Ashcombe Farm and Greenhouse
906 W Grantham Rd
Mechanicsburg, 17055 United States
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