Saturday, May 21 Join us in a celebration of your garden's beneficial insects! A great event for kids, families and adults alike, we'll have beneficial insects for sale, as well as some of their favorite plants. Featured Activities Free mini cup of ladybugs for every kid to bring home! Many of our host plants for sale have lots of eggs and caterpillars already on them, so you can enjoy your butterfly garden right away! Butterfly Gardening Class with Mia McCarville at 10:00 am Everything you want to know about attracting and raising butterflies, we have the plants you need right here at Weidner's. Dr. Jim Bethke will have his collection of live and preserved insects for a neat show and tell. Carol Graham presenting 'The Bugs in Your Garden: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Karina will have a fun arts and crafts table with lots of fun activities, like making painted ladybug rocks for the garden.
Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June 18 Weidner's annual begonia festival is a weekend of fun and savings! Come see all of our beautiful begonia varieties, in addition to the rest of our great spring and summer color. Don't forget to collect your Begonia Bucks in the weeks before the festival!* Specials FREE fertilizer! Bring your own container to refill from our stock tank. One gallon per customer please (Offer valid Saturday, 6/17 and Sunday, 6/18 only) Specialty pricing on Dig-Your-Own Begonias; 3 for $10 (Regular price: $5.49 each) (Offer valid Friday 6/16 - Monday 6/19) Begonia Basket Sale: All baskets 2 for $30 (Regular price: $19.99 to $23.99) (Offer valid Friday 6/16 - Monday 6/19) Redeem your Begonia Bucks for up to 50% off your total purchase! (Begonia Bucks can be redeemed Friday 6/16 - Monday 6/19) *Each customer will receive $1 in Begonia Buck for every $10 spent at Weidner's Gardens from now until June 11. Begonia Bucks can be redeemed at Weidner's Gardens on purchases made June 16 - 19, for up to 50% of the total purchase price.
Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 am Join Mia McCarville as she teaches you how to create a backyard habitat for beneficial birds and insects. These lovely critters are a pleasure to watch, plus can help with everything from natural pest control to pollination. Class is free to attend and no reservations are required. Karina will have a fun craft table until 4:00 pm for the kids plus face painting from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Jim Bethky will show off his incredible collection of creepy crawlers and each kid gets a mini cup of ladybugs to take home.
November 18 & 19 It's that time of year already! Our poinsettia greenhouse tours are one of Weidners most popular events of the year! Come get a behind the scenes look at how we grow our varieties of lovely poinsettias for the holidays. The tours this year will be held November 18 and 19, and are free of charge as always. No need to reserve a tour, just show up 10 to 15 minutes prior to the tour start time to get your spot. Saturday Tours: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm Sunday Tours: 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 30th Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate! Come to the nursery and bask in the wonderful bright colors. For our open house, we will be holding free greenhouse and growing ground tours just like we do during the holiday season, only this time you'll get to see all of our beautiful color pots and baskets. Tours will be held at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm on Saturday.
Saturday, October 24 If you've had questions about your fruit trees or want to get into growing them, our next event is for you! Come learn everything you need to know about growing fruit trees at our annual Fruit Tree Day this month. Not only will we have fruit tree experts available to answer your questions, but you can get a head start on ordering your fruit trees for next season! Fruit tree expert Tyler Trimbel will be at Weidner's at 10:00 am to give a talk on growing fruit trees in our Southern California climate. Tyler is a wealth of information and will give you all the best tips to ensure fruit tree success in your southern California garden. For Saturday, October 24 ONLY, all fruit trees in stock will be 30% off, and you'll also get 10% off any trees pre or special ordered that day. Click here to see the fruit tree varieties already on our order list, as well as information regarding special orders.