When I was a little girl, my grandparents had a nursery. I would love to go up there and “help” my grandma.
I would plant seeds, sweep the dirt off the cement and water the plants. I also loved to open the seed drawers and play with all of the different types of vegetable seeds. I still remember the corn kernels being my favorite. To this day, I still love the smell of a nursery.
My grandparents are full of knowledge when it comes to plants, trees & everything that has to do with dirt. They would be the perfect examples of a green thumb. Unfortunately, I did not get this trait from them. Well, that’s a lie. I got a mint green thumb instead of a forest green one.
I can plant planters. I love them! I have far more than any one person should have. Well, that is except for my mom. One year my little sister and I “borrowed” 5 or 6 planters from her. She had no idea. That is a sign that you wayyy too many planters. I am not quite that bad, but pretty close.
When I found out about the Jordan Valley Home & Garden Summer Soiree-I was a little more than excited.
The Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club activities will kick off with a Summer Soiree and Garden Tour on June 9, at 6 p.m. Tickets to the Summer Soiree are available online.
The event features some fun bloggers you may be familiar with including Justin and Cassity Kmetzsch, from Remodelaholic; Sausha Khoundet, from Sweet Pickins and Leanne Jacobs from Organize and Decorate Everything, along with several great classes.
In addition, there will be several giveaways including a gorgeous rug that was featured in Country Living Magazine, as well as furniture from Sweet Pickins and Forsey's Furniture.
I was able to sit on a class that was offered by one of the groups founders-Cynthia Bee. It was one of my favorite classes that I attended at the event! I loved her passion for what she did. She has a vast knowledge of plants that do well in our dry Utah climate. I loved, loved, loved her passion for succulents. She is a rock star when it comes to these little beauties.
She will be teaching a class all about succulents and you will want to check it out!
Mark your calendars now for the kick off event June 9!
Hope to see you there!