Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Skillin's October and November 2012 Classes

Hello again,

Here is the list of October and November Classes for Skillin's!

Our FREE classes will be held Saturdays at 10 AM (unless otherwise stated).

Call Brunswick 442-8111 (1-800-339-8111), Cumberland 829-5619 (1-800-348-8498), or Falmouth 781-3860 (1-800-244-3860) to register. You may also register by emailing us at, just specify the date, time, and location! These classes can sell out fast so sign up today!

Class participants receive a special Skillin’s 10% off coupon to be used for extra savings the day of the class!

Class goers who attend 4 classes in this series receive a $25 Skillin's Gift Certificate upon completion of this series!!


6-Bulb Planning and Planting  (10 AM)

Fall is the time to plant bulbs for Spring color and we have the best selection in Maine as well as easy to use supplies! Remember that tu-lips are better than none and that one of the first steps toward Spring is the planting of bulbs in the fall!

The 10 AM class in Falmouth is sold out. There is also a 2 PM class in Falmouth with openings!

13-Fresh Floral Arranging (10 AM and 2 PM)

We are all about color and fun here at Skillin’s! Or is it fun then color? No matter because everyone’s favorite class is back! We will show you how to make the coolest, most colorist, most funnest arrangement! Coupon for floral discount good for Nov 18 thru 21.

There is a $15 fee to cover materials. You get to take home a beautiful arrangement!!

(The 10/13 classes in Falmouth are sold out; there is a 10/14 encore class at 1 PM with limited openings) 
(10/13 10 AM class is sold out in Cumberland)

20- Beds to Rest  (10 AM)

Getting a good winters rest makes the Spring look brighter. Let us share with you how to get your perennials, roses and shrubs tucked away for winter.

Falmouth 10 AM Class is Sold Out. There is also a 2 PM class in Falmouth on 10/20.

27-Pumpkin Carving with Skillin’s (10 AM TO 4 PM)

Bring family and friends, purchase pumpkins for half price and let us help you carve the coolest, scariest, funniest and “ghouliest” pumpkins ever. Pumpkin carving is great family fun and we have some tricks and treats (yes refreshments for you!) up our sleeve!

No sign up necessary for this fun, fun event! Come anytime for carving between 10 AM and 4 PM. No attendance will be taken as this class will not count toward the gift certificate for attendance.


3-Holiday Fun Class (10 AM Wreaths, 1 PM Kissing Balls)

Let’s have some fun! At 10 AM we will show you how to make balsam wreaths. At 1 PM it will be balsam kissing balls. There is a $15 fee but you will have something fun to bring home!

The November 3 classes in Falmouth are sold out. The November 3 10 AM class in Cumberland is sold out.

Special encore class for balsam wreaths at Skillin's Falmouth on November 4 at 1 PM.

Special encore class for kissing balls at Skillin's Falmouth on November 7 at 5 PM.

Can't attend the Holiday Fun Class or want to see on your own time how to make great holiday wreaths? Check out this video produced at Skillin's Cumberland. Wendi of Skillin's Cumberland is just super and she shows us all how to make our own wreaths, garlands and door swags. Wendi is awesome and thanks to the miracles of video we can all attest to her talents. And she is a great teacher!

10-Holiday Arrangements Class (10 AM and 1 PM)

Get hands on experience. We will show you how to make boxwood trees for the holidays! There is a $20.00 fee for this class.

The 11/10 classes are sold out in Falmouth.

Special encore class at Falmouth on November 11 @ 1 PM

17 and 18-Holiday Open House (8 to 5 Sat Nov 17; 9 to 5 Sun Nov 18)

Lots to see and do at our Holiday Preview! You will regale when you see how much is on sale! Come one, come all you will have a ball! Even come both days for there will be much food to graze! And flowers and plants to see! Tee Hee! Tee Hee!

Check out Skillin’s own Garden Blog for regular gardening updates! We call it Skillin’s Garden Log and it can be found at!

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Mike Skillin
Skillin's Greenhouses
September 19, 2012

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