Risse Greenhouse - Schedule of Events - 2013
January 1, 2013 Interested in joining the Risse Crew? Stop by or find an application for employment on our website. We accept applications on a continuous basis, but will be seriously recruiting after February 1.
March 1, 2013 Time to Get Started!!! Seed Starting Kits and Denali Seeds available for sale.
March 1, 2013 High Yield Growth Bonds go on sale today -- This may be the best investment you'll make this year. Buy a $50.00 bond for $40.00. Purchase before April 1. Use it after May 1.
April 1, 2013 Last Day to Purchase High Yield Growth Bonds
April 26, 2013 Greenhouse Production Class--How to manage your greenhouse environment. This class covers building materials, heating, ventilation, irrigation and fertilization systems. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. $20.00 covers materials
May 3, 2013 First Friday -- Spring Garden Party!! Over 30 artists scattered throughout the greenhouses! Music! Snacks! 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
May 3 - 5, 2013 5th Annual Tour of Greenhouses -- Watch the Fairbanks Daily New Miner for a map of local greenhouses participating in this year's Tour. Time to get out to see what your local greenhouses have to offer. Prize drawings for those that complete the Tour!
May 4, 2013 Herb Series - Part 1 "Grow It" Think herbs won't grow in Fairbanks? Oh, but they will if you come and learn a few tricks. 10:00 a.m. $20.00
May 11, 2013 Kid's Garden -- Make a gift for Mother. Call ahead to sign up for this ever-popular activity at Risse's. Kids will be provided materials to paint and plant a pot for Mothers' Day.
May 12, 2013 Mother's Day --Make Mom's day special. We have gifts galore that will be sure to please!
May 18, 2013 Herb Series - Part 2 "Use It--Save It" Now that you've grown it, what can you do with it? We have lots of ideas. Join us to see how they might work for you. 10:00 a.m. $20.00
May 18, 2013 Hours expand -- To help accommodate everyone's busy schedule, we will be open longer: Mon - Sat 9:00a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sundays 10:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
May 18, 2013 Basket Planting Class -- We provide the basket, soil, plants. You select plants you want and we'll help you plant. We keep it for a week of TLC. $45.00
May 24, 2013 Kid's Garden -- Learn how to plant your own vegetable garden. We will demonstrate how to construct a raised bed, fill it with soil, and plant seeds and transplants. For children 6 - 16 years of age. Must be accompanied by an adult. Free. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
May 25, 2013 Container Planting Event -- The best deal in town. You bring your containers, we fill them with our Triple R Soil, you choose and purchase your plants, we plant them and you take them home! Due to popular demand, we must limit the number of containers to 6 per family and the size of containers to 14". 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day (Observed) We are OPEN!
June 1, 2013 Container Planting Event -- In case you missed the first one on May 25, we repeat this special deal.
June 7, 2013 First Friday--Over 30 artists scattered throughout the greenhouses! Music! Snacks! 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
June 8, 2013 Herb Series - Part 3 "Lotions and Potions" Not a class for witches!! A fun look at different uses for herbs to make yourself feel "Oh So Lovely." 10:00 a.m. $20.00
June 10, 2013 Hours change -- Back to: Mon - Sat 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sun 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
June 28 & 29, 2013 Customer Appreciation Days --Back again!! This is where it pays to be a Risse Customer. Save your 2013 receipts for these days to redeem for FREE PLANTS!
July 4, 2013 Closed for Holiday
July - September Produce for sale -- Cucumbers, Beans, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Lettuce, Carrots, Radishes, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Peas, Potatoes….
August, Sept. Ideal time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs to enjoy next year.