Build Your Garden

The Green House in Carlton, MN brings you classes to help you with your gardening skills. Classes begin in April at the Carlton site. Pre-registration is required and there is a maximum of 25 people per class Bring your own pot or purchase one from our wide selection. Your plant choice will depend on the amount of sunlight the plant will be placed in.

Browse through our upcoming classes below and enroll today.

The Green House

*Special Notes For Green House Classes*

You MUST register through Carlton Community Education; your spot is reserved once payment has been received. Please ensure to specify date AND time, as this will assist in securing you a spot in the class you wish to attend. Please also include the name of the class (Container Garden and Fairy Gardens).

All people attending theses classes must be paid and preregistered prior to the class deadline. Helpers must pay the class fee also.

Container Gardening 2019

Container Gardening 2019

Our popular container gardening classes will have a little change to them this year. We have seven classes scheduled & we will not be having miniature gardening or succulent gardening classes. Enrollees will be able to select there own plants, plant in a container they bring in (12" minimum) or one they obtain from The Green House. The cost of enrolling is $15.00. Enrollment closes 7 days prior to each class or until maximum enrollment for each class is reached. To enroll in one of the classes, call Carlton Community Ed at 218-384-4225 x 213. All soil, plant material & containers will be available at a reduced price for the class. Instruction & assistance will be provided by the greenhouse owner, Jim Fahrenholz and The Green House staff. All used material will be paid for at the conclusion of the class, the planted planters will be cared for by The Green House until the scheduled last pick-up of May 17. Classes are held at The Green House, 210 6th Street in Carlton.

Most are tired of winter & are looking forward to spring, so this class is a chance to smell the greenhouse, see the green of spring, get your hand dirty & have some fun. If you have not had the chance to participate in this activity get on board. What was once simply a good idea has turned into an event. Sign up by calling Carlton Community Ed at 218-384-4225 x 213 & enroll early as all classes will fill fast. Cost of enrollment is $15.00 per attendee.


April 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
April 15, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 18, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
April 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Place: The Green House, 210 6th Street, Carlton
Fee: $15.00

Instructor: Jim Fahrenholz, The Green House owner, who has 50+ years experience in the plant business!
Deadline: Friday, April 6, 2019

Register Today

To register for either of the classes, please download and complete the registration form. Contact us today for more information. Call Community Ed at 218-384-4225 option 5.