Upcoming Events

Classes & Workshops will be available at a later date

SummerWinds Nursery is pleased to offer FREE classes on a wide variety of gardening topics. In addition to our FREE classes, we will also be offering seasonal Paid Make 'n Take Workshops and specialty classes.

To learn more or to register, view our upcoming events by your preferred location/s. Classes may be available online (virtual) or in-person at our Glendale, Mesa and Phoenix stores.

View events by location:

Native Plants for Your Desert Garden (Glendale)

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Location: Glendale

Cost: FREE

Join us to learn about growing flowers, trees and shrubs that are native to Arizonamany of which attract and support beneficial pollinators. Discover recommendations for their placement, planting and care.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Other Beneficial Pollinators (Glendale)

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Glendale

Cost: FREE

Join us to discover a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees and vines that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other beneficial pollinators to your garden!

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Planting a Low-Water-Use Landscape (Glendale)

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Glendale

Cost: Free

Join us to discover a variety of low-water-use plants, shrubs and trees that can happily grow in the Valley using little water—once established. We'll review plant selection, and proper watering techniques so each plant has the moisture it needs throughout the year.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Learn More about Tony's Magic Mix & Tony's Magic Flower

Tony Sarah of Earth's Original Organics will be in-store at SummerWinds!

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Duration: 7 hours

Location: Mesa

Cost: FREE

Stop by SummerWinds Nursery and talk with Tony Sarah of Earth's Original Organics.

Learn about Tony's Magic Flower and Tony's Magic Mix. These Organic-based fertilizers contain a complete balance of nutrients so nothing else is needed... Both products can be made into a fertilizer tea for easy application.

Tony Sarah has been working in the garden and landscape industry in Arizona since January of 1981. He received his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Arizona, making the Dean’s List. He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Southern Arizona Arborist Group. He was the co-developer of an organic potting soil, and formulated Earth’s Original Organics fertilizers—Tony’s Magic Mix and Tony’s Magic Flower, voted 2022 Best of the Valley by Phoenix Magazine. 

Community Sponsored Event

Learn More about Tony's Magic Mix & Tony's Magic Flower

Tony Sarah of Earth's Original Organics will be in-store at SummerWinds!

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Duration: 7 hours

Location: Mesa

Cost: FREE

Stop by SummerWinds Nursery and talk with Tony Sarah of Earth's Original Organics.

Learn about Tony's Magic Flower and Tony's Magic Mix. These Organic-based fertilizers contain a complete balance of nutrients so nothing else is needed... Both products can be made into a fertilizer tea for easy application.

Tony Sarah has been working in the garden and landscape industry in Arizona since January of 1981. He received his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Arizona, making the Dean’s List. He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Southern Arizona Arborist Group. He was the co-developer of an organic potting soil, and formulated Earth’s Original Organics fertilizers—Tony’s Magic Mix and Tony’s Magic Flower, voted 2022 Best of the Valley by Phoenix Magazine. 

Community Sponsored Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Mesa)

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Mesa

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The March meetings will discuss tropical plants as Bonsai.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Native Plants for Your Desert Garden (Mesa)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 1:30 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Location: Mesa

Cost: FREE

Join Master Gardener, Jack us to learn about growing flowers, trees and shrubs that are native to Arizonamany of which attract and support beneficial pollinators. Discover recommendations for their placement, planting and care.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

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Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Other Beneficial Pollinators (Mesa)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Time: 1:30 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Mesa

Cost: FREE

Join Master Gardener, Jack to discover a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees and vines that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other beneficial pollinators to your garden!

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

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Planting a Low-Water-Use Landscape (Mesa)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Mesa

Cost: Free

Join Master Gardener, Jack to discover a variety of low-water-use plants, shrubs and trees that can happily grow in the Valley using little water—once established. We'll review plant selection, and proper watering techniques so each plant has the moisture it needs throughout the year.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

SummerWinds Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Mesa)

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Mesa

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The April meetings will discuss everything Ficus trees.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Mesa)

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Mesa

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The May meetings will focus on summer maintenance.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Phoenix)

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Phoenix

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The March meetings will discuss tropical plants as Bonsai.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Learn about Tank's Green Stuff Products

with Shota of Tank's Green Stuff

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 4 hours

Location: Phoenix

Shota, from Tank's Green Stuff, will be in-store between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at our Phoenix location on Tatum Blvd. Stop by to learn more about these great products:

  • Tank's Pro Cactus & Succulent Mix
  • De La-Tanks Soil Mix
  • Compressed Cocochip Block
  • SuperMix 100% Natural Organic Fertilizer
  • Horticultural Pumice
  • Composted Fine Mulch

We look forward to seeing you in-store!

Community Sponsored Event

Potted Iris Sale

by Sun Country Iris Society

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 5 hours

Location: Phoenix

Cost: Event is free. Irises are priced for sale.

Stop by SummerWinds Nursery on Tatum Blvd. to shop Sun Country Iris Society's Potted Iris Sale. The Sun Country Iris Society will be in-store from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 

Community Sponsored Event

How to Grow Irises Class

with the Sun Country Iris Society

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45 - 60 mins.

Location: Phoenix

Cost: Free

Learn how to grow beautiful irises in the Valley of the Sun with iris experts from Sun Country Iris Society.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Community Sponsored Event

Native Plants for Your Desert Garden (Phoenix)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Location: Phoenix

Cost: FREE

Join Master Gardener, Jack us to learn about growing flowers, trees and shrubs that are native to Arizonamany of which attract and support beneficial pollinators. Discover recommendations for their placement, planting and care.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

SummerWinds Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Phoenix)

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Phoenix

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The April meetings will discuss everything Ficus trees.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Other Beneficial Pollinators (Phoenix)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Phoenix

Cost: FREE

Join Master Gardener, Jack to discover a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees and vines that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other beneficial pollinators to your garden!

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

SummerWinds Event

Planting a Low-Water-Use Landscape (Phoenix)

with Jack from SummerWinds Nursery

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time: 1:30 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 45-60 mins.

Location: Phoenix

Cost: Free

Join Master Gardener, Jack to discover a variety of low-water-use plants, shrubs and trees that can happily grow in the Valley using little water—once established. We'll review plant selection, and proper watering techniques so each plant has the moisture it needs throughout the year.

No registration required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jack is a US Army Veteran who has lived in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the Arizona Culinary Institute and is a private chef after many years working in the restaurant industry. His love of cooking was his path to gardening where he incorporates the highest quality, freshest ingredients. He is a Certified Master Gardener through Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. His gardening passions include plumerias, adeniums, all edible plants and fruit trees—including a wide variety of tropical fruits growing in his back yard. His front yard is a certified National Wildlife Habitat & Native Pollinator Garden.

SummerWinds Event

Scottsdale Bonsai Society Meeting (Phoenix)

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. AZ Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Phoenix

Learn More

Scottsdale Bonsai Society members educate one another with hands-on workshops and established tree training techniques. Bring a tree of choice to work on after a time of discussion as outlined each month. 

The May meetings will focus on summer maintenance.

This is a community sponsored event.  To learn more about the Scottsdale Bonsai Society, click the button below. 

Community Sponsored Event

Online (Virtual)

No online events are currently scheduled.