Celebrate the fall equinox with plants and arrangements that welcome fall.
This week in Lancaster County, you can create a floral centerpiece, make a macrame stand for a hanging succulent planter, stuff a pumpkin with succulents, and create an art succulent planter.
You can also learn how to compost, grow native plants, and build your own fall planter.
Here are 12 things plant fans can try the week of September 19 in the Lancaster County area, including two virtual talks.
We also have a full list of local factory events for the coming weeks.
Fall centerpiece class. Tuesday, September 20, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to create your own fall floral centerpiece with Flourish Flowers at East Earl. $88. Register online.
Succulent Pumpkin Workshop. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Make a succulent pumpkin centerpiece with Gallery Grow on the rooftop of Tellus360, 24 E. King St. $40. Register online.
Home composting. Thursday, September 22, 5-7 p.m. Learn how to make your own compost at the Horn Farm Center, 4945 Horn Road, Hallam. $25. Register online.
A journey through your garden. Thursday, September 22, 6 p.m. In this virtual Garden Design magazine session, David Culp will cover bulbs, promising plants and how to liven up a fall garden. $20. Register online.
Bringing nature home: a garden inspired by nature. Saturday September 24, 9am-12pm. At this Lancaster Conservancy in-person event at Kellys Run Nature Preserve, 9 New Village Road, Holtwood, learn how to create a native plant garden. Free. Register online.
Sale of Native Plants in York County Parks. Saturday September 24, 9am-2pm at John C. Rudy County Park, 400 Mundis Race Road, York.
Know the native plants: the amazing aster family: classic asters and their colorful companions. Saturday September 24, 10am-1pm This online lecture from Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve focuses on plants in the aster family. $25. Register online.
Macrame workshop and succulent planter. Saturday September 24, 11am-1pm Create a macrame plant hanger for a succulent at Ken’s Gardens, 3552 W. Newport Road, Intercourse. $45, includes materials to make a planter. Register online.
Succulent Pumpkin Workshop. Saturday Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Top a pumpkin with succulents to create a fall centerpiece at Ken’s Gardens, 2467 Old Philadelphia Pike. $40. Register online.
Bring a Friend Fall Planting Workshop. Saturday September 24, 11am and 2 p.m. In this class from Perfect Pots, learn how to make a fall planter. At the greenhouse, 745 Strasburg Pike, Strasbourg. $10 deposit required and will be used for materials. Register at 717-917-8733 or on line.
Succulent Garden Art Workshop. Saturday September 24, 2-3 p.m. Create a living mini work of art with succulents at Ken’s Gardens, 3552 W. Newport Road, Intercourse. $45, includes materials to make a planter. Register online.
Back. This site-specific art installation and maze made from fruit trees is open during Kauffman Orchards’ U-pick hours until October. There are also workshops and guided walks.