If you would like to schedule a private lecture and garden tour for your group, please give us a call!
We will be happy to work with you to arrange a wonderful morning or afternoon gardening adventure for your group! We can even suggest a great nearby lunch spot where you can relax and eat either before or after your visit to Viette's - or bring a box lunch and enjoy it in the gardens!
Just give us a call at 800-575-5538.
Learn all about the wonderful perennials that bloom in the early summer and beyond. Andre will talk about tough summer plants which survive heat and drought conditions. He will focus on perennials with easy culture and low maintenance. Learn how to prepare your garden for summertime by choosing the best summer perennials.
Andre will take you on a personal tour of his beautiful summer gardens after his talk. See his gorgeous hosta collection and all the other wonderful summer bloomers!
What is considered sun? What is shade?
How much sun can shade plants tolerate?
Will sun plants grow in part shade?
Learn the answers to these questions and more as Andre talks about gardening with annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees in the sun and shade. Learn the Viettes' secrets of proper soil preparation with the best amendments, proper watering practices, planting techniques, and more.
After the talk, Andre will take you on a personal tour of the sun and shade gardens that surround the Viette Nursery.
The early daylilies will be in bloom! Learn all about these early bloomers and which ones are the best performers. Learn how to to create your full season daylily garden, by choosing some early season bloomers. These multi-stemmed, multi-branched beauties will bloom through most of June. Combine some early-midseason bloomers with these early bloomers to extend your daylily bloom into mid July. Then add some midseason bloomers, mid-late season, and late season bloomers and presto - you have a beautiful succession of color from June through September with lovely, vibrant daylilies. Andre will also talk about other summer blooming perennials that make wonderful daylily companions!
Andre will take you on a personal tour of the early daylilies and the beautiful June gardens.