Get your DIY groove on this summer, and learn to tackle new home and
yard projects. The best part, you can do it for free!
Cynthia Bee shares details about workshops and a kickoff event this
weekend, for the Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club.
Home & Garden Club Summer Soiree
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 9, 2012 then plan to join us for a
fabulous evening of beauty, inspiration and fun! We’ll kick-off the Jordan
Valley Home & Garden Club with a bang! A $10 cover charge will apply.
Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite. Seating is limited! Much of the
event will take place outdoors in the Garden. In the case of inclement
weather, classes will be moved inside the Education Center with the
exception of the Garden Tour. The soiree will take place- rain or shine so
please come prepared!
6:00 pm-6:45 pm
DIY Design with Justin and Cassity: Utah natives and married couple, Justin
and Cassity are the voices behind “Remodelaholic”, a great DIY & design
blog with a national following. Justin is a Landscape Architect and Cassity
an Interior Designer, their combined skills lead to some amazing projects!
Justin works for a landscape architecture firm and boasts some pretty
sweet carpentry skills. Cassity has been featured on an HGTV Design
Challenge in conjunction with Shaw Floors. They will discuss creating
budget-friendly projects with an emphasis on how to work with your
partner to create a shared vision- or at least a cease fire!
Hands-On Learning (choose two)
7:00 pm- 8:15 pm
Joy’s newest book!
Garden Tour with Joy Bossi: Utah Gardening expert , radio host and author
Joy Bossi will lead a tour of Conservation Garden Park. Joy will discuss
design, maintenance and plant materials. Joy will also teach you how to get
the most out of the landscape you have by adding edibles. More
importantly, she’ll answer your questions about issues you may be having
within your own landscape. Joy i s THE go-to expert for homeowner-
friendly advice and she can be heard every Saturday on KNRS (105.7 fm,
570 am) from 9:00 am- 11:00 am.
Sausha of Sweet Pickins Furniture
Furniture Painting with Sausha Khoudet: Sausha is the owner of “Sweet
Pickins”, a local furniture upcycling business. Sausha can turn even the
homeliest of pieces into unique and interesting furnishings for home and
garden. Come and enjoy a hands-on demonstration of how to paint
furniture and add budget-friendly style to your own spaces. Learn how to
see old stuff in new ways! If you’re not inclined to do the work yourself, no
problem, Sausha sells her creations through Sweet Pickins! Sausha’s work
has been featured on The Nate Berkus Show!
Cynthia of Conservation Garden Park
Success with Succulents with Cynthia Bee: The ‘hottest garden trend’ for
the past couple of years has been succulent plants. Come and learn why!
Cynthia will show you how to plant, maintain and grow these ultra-
waterwise plants as well as how to use them in unique living arrangements
you can keep year round. Whether you’re looking to create a simple
container or a one-of-a-kind fashion statement, you’ll be ready to add the
unique colors and textures of succulents in your own home and landscape.
Leanne of “Decorate and Organize Everything”
Create in Color with Leanne Jacobs- Leanne blogs at “Organize and
Decorate Everything” Leanne will teach you how to choose a color scheme
for your home, what colors work well together, and how color can affect
your mood and create a “feeling: in your home. Se’ll show you easy steps
you can take to feel confident and comfortable in your color selections. If
you feel a bit overwhelmed by the idea of selecting colors for your home,
Leanne can help you break it down into pieces which are totally doable!
8:15- 9:45 pm
Hang out and enjoy an hors d’oeuvres table, live music and great
company! Meet new people who share your interests and enjoy a magical
evening in a beautiful garden. Music will be provided by critically
acclaimed singer/songwriter Sarah Sample. Sarah’s ethereal voice and
evocative lyrics are the perfect complement to the lovely garden setting.
Her album “Someday, Someday” was selected as one of the Billboard “Top
100″ Folk albums of 2011.
Join us at the Summer Soiree and help us create an amazing Home &
Garden Club. We have everything needed to make it a smashing success-
except you! Join us!
Tickets are just $10 and you can get yours at