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Houseplants 101: Preparing for Summer Indoors and Out


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Have you ever bought a houseplant and not known how to take care of it? Take this class and never lose another houseplant again! Instructor MaryAnn Nielsen-Nisley, YpsiPlanti Manager and interior plant expert will show you the way. MaryAnn has been a part of the plant and flower industry since she was a young girl working in her family’s flower shop and greenhouse business in Ann Arbor. She has been a member of the American Institute of Floral Design, Michigan Certified Florist and attended Foliage Plant Short Courses at Du Page Univerisity in Illinios and at Michigan State Univerisity. She has been an interior plant enthusiast since the 1970’s and has years of experience helping people learn to successfully grow and care for interior foliage plants. Bring a few plants that need repotting or aren’t doing well and we’ll get them in better shape!

The class will cover:

Successful watering year round

Repotting a plant

Using the correct containers

Moving plants outdoors successfully

Taking care of plants during the summer months

Dealing with pests

Popular plants to grow outside (cacti, succulents, ferns, rex begonia, tillandsia and orchids)

A Pop-Up Potting Bench will be available!