Stam Greenhouse Beginning Classes for Those with Spring Fever
by Shelly Spaur
Oskaloosa, Iowa – As it continues to snow outside and Oskaloosa continues to have many days with below zero temperatures, Iowa greenhouses are beginning to fire up for spring planting season.
Beginning February 1, 2014, Stam Greenhouse officially opened for the season. Early season hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Stam’s carries all of the basics of many greenhouses, including, perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees. They also offer vegetable plants including heirloom tomatoes, seeds, berry bushes and fruit trees. Garden tools, garden art, pottery and more round-out their offerings to those who garden for food or fun.
What sets Stam’s Greenhouse apart from many other greenhouses is the classes they offer to both the beginner and experienced gardener. Stam’s offers a fun Fairy Garden class to those of all ages. Class dates coming up are February 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. All classes begin at 10 a.m. Fairy Garden classes are a great way to spend a Saturday morning with the kids. Preregistration is encouraged by calling the greenhouse at 641-672-1437. Private classes are also available. Please call to set up an appointment.
Stam’s also carries Bonsai and offers classes on the art of Bonsai. Class dates for the Bonsai class will be announced soon. Please watch for the upcoming dates for Bonsai classes as well as other specialized gardening classes and April Fairy Garden classes on their website www.stamgreenhouse.com.