Edward's Garden Center

Forty Fort, PA


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Open House June 11 & 12 Details

We are very excited that our first big event of the season is just a few days away! We are busy stocking the gardens, preparing for the kids and getting everything set up throughout the Garden Center. We have lots of things planned for the whole family so we hope to see all of our blog fans, regular customers and many new faces this weekend. We know everyone wants the scope so here it is!

The Details

Edward's Garden Center Open House 2016Where: 525 River Street Forty Fort, 18704 (go all the way to the end of the road)

When: Saturday & Sunday, June 11 & 12, from 10 am to 4pm

What’s happening: Both days there will plenty to do and to see! We have Face Painting by Jessica making her return to paint beautiful masterpieces on the kids’ hands and faces. Jessica’s stand is always a favorite for the kids so we keep bringing her back for the fun year after year. Also back by popular demand: pony rides! Pony Party Paradise will be back with their lovely ponies and the petting zoo.

Blue Chip Animal Rescue will be bringing a few of their pets who need to find “furever” homes. Visit with a few pets all day Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds from this event help support Blue Chip and they will also be selling raffle tickets.

On Sunday, we will have live music provided by 3 Imaginary Boys from 12pm until 2pm.

You can’t have a special event, without good food right? Not to worry, we will have several food vendors ready to provide you with tasty treats.

We also can’t forget to mention the reasons people visit Edward’s Garden Center every day. Kids love our scavenger hunt to find all of our animals. Kids love it because they get to meet all the animals and at the end of the scavenger hunt they get a prize bag.

Our quality plants, trees and flowers also draw people from all over the Wyoming Valley. We are well stocked and the staff is excited to help you with all your questions. And don’t forget to stop into the gift shop to pick up some unique items.

Parking and admission for the Open House are free!

Rain or shine we hope to see you there! We promise you will see why Edward’s Garden Center is truly “A Place to Explore and Enjoy!”

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Announcing this season’s events at Edward’s Garden Center

Our loyal blog readers get the first look at our schedule full of events for this season at Edward’s Garden Center!  We know many of you will want to mark your calendars for our Open House days and seminars. Take a look at the list below. We can’t wait to see you at as many as you can come too. 🙂

Edward's Garden Center events

Get ready for all the events at Edward’s Garden Center this season!

Reservations are required for all seminars. To reserve a spot in a seminar please call (570) 287-4329 ext 1.

  • Opening Your Pond & Pond Maintenance Tips: Sunday, April 12th
  • Pond Maintenance and Care Seminar: Sunday, May 3rd
  • Container Gardening Seminar: Sunday, May 17th
  • Open House: Saturday and Sunday, June 6th & 7th
  • Pruning Seminar: Sunday, June 14th 
  • Brick Paver & Flagstone Installation Seminar: Sunday, July 12th
  • Fairy and Miniature Garden Seminar: Sunday, August 9th (participation is $20, we supply container and soil)
  • Build Your Own Scarecrow Seminar: Sunday, Sept 20th (participation is $20, we supply straw and poles, bring your own clothes)
  • Fall Festival: Saturday and Sunday, September 26th & 27th
  • Closing your pond seminar: Sunday, Oct 18th (participate in closing our ponds)
  • Tree Top Bow Making Class & Make Your Own Kissing Ball Class: Sunday, Nov 29th (you can bring your own ribbon) & (kissing ball class will be $20, supplies included)
  • Holiday Celebration: Saturday & Sunday, Dec 5th & 6th

Seminars (non bolded events) always start promptly at 11 a.m. All dates and times are subject to change. Vendors and entertainment for the two day events will be announced at a later time.

Hope to see you at these events and around the Garden Center as the weather gets warmer! Happy Spring!