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May 2021

Beagle Ridge Opening for the Season

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Spring opening at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm May 1st.  Get an early start on your spring and summer planting by getting a jump on the season. Come bring your garden plans for summer and get the plants you will need for that dream garden, Free garden consultations between 10:00-1:00, so be sure to come early. Over 100 varieties of plants will be available, annuals and perennials, herbs and flowers. Sign up for a newsletter to get a coupon good for opening…

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National Herb Day at Beagle Ridge

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Beagle Ridge is celebrating National Herb Day! In 1991, the International Herb Association established National Herb Week to be celebrated every year during the week prior to Mothers Day. Join us on May 1st as we celebrate Herbs. We will have special sales on the hour, with lots of plants ready for spring planting. If you have ever wanted an herb garden, let us show you what you will need to have a fantastic herb garden…

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Mothers Day Tea at Beagle Ridge

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Come enjoy a Mothers Day High Tea at Beagle Ridge; spend some time in the gardens and enjoy a High Tea on Sunday May 9th.  Let us  show you how to create your own perfect tea by blending herbs with tea. In addition you will be treated to a fabulous High Tea which will include a variety of teas,  savories, sweets  and of course our Lavender Scones with Devonshire Cream. Gluten free and vgan available…

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Butterfly Gardening: attracting them to your gardens

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Saturday May 15th from 1:00-2:30 Pollinator  gardening - attracting these  Flying Flowers to your garden.For those of you who love butterflies come learn what to plant to attract them to your garden- This class will concentrate on the lifecycle of the butterfly-and what plants they need to thrive in your garden. Annuals, perennials and shrubs are all part of the butterflies habitat. Bring your dreams and any photos of your garden and you will take…

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Flying Flowers Opening for Spring

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
$5.00 – $10.00

Join us as Flying Flowers, Southwestern VA's only walk through butterfly house, opens for the season. On Saturday May 22nd  we will release Monarchs into the Flying Flowers butterfly house.  Located on the grounds of Beagle Ridge Environmental Education Center, this structure houses only native butterflies which are collected in the extensive display gardens. Come learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, their needs and the various plantings, as you tour the gardens. Visitors will…

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June 2021

Butterfly Awareness Day

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Saturday June 5th Butterfly Awareness Day- 10:00- 2:00 The Association for Butterflies has designated the first Saturday of June as Butterfly Awareness Day. We hope you take a few moments to celebrate these important pollinators and environmental indicators with us. On Butterfly Awareness Day we would like to share with you how BAD it would be if we didn't have the marvelous insect, Butterflies. Without butterflies there would be a dramatic loss in pollination necessary…

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Lavender 101- how to grow Lavender

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Lavender 101 how to grow Lavender. If you have tried to grow Lavender and you seem to kill it every time let us show you the correct way! Lavender is easy to grow if you give it what it needs. You will actually cut a bunch of Lavender to take home.  We will  discuss what varieties do well here in our area, you will see first hand how to plant this wonderful herb and what…

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July 2021

Edible and Fresh Herb Wreath

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Why not enjoy your herbs fresh and dried. Come learn how to collect, prepare and arrange your herbs by making a wreath of fresh herbs to use and as they dry you can still use them for the rest of the summer. We will include edible flowers and herbs that will last a long time and be useable for months. Harvest your herbs from our gardens, choosing the herbs you use at home and feel…

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U-Pick Lavender

July 22 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Have you always dreamed of cutting fresh bunches of Lavender ? Well here is your chance ,come pick and cut your own fresh bunches of Lavender. We will provide you with scissors, rubber bands and direction to cut your own bunches. Why buy dried Lavender bundles when you can pick fresh lavender and dry it yourself. We will be offering several weeks for cutting. $5.00 per bunch. Other times available by appointment.

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August 2021

Essential Oils 101 and 102- safe usage and roller balls

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Join us for a day with Essential oils. Essential Oils 101 will introduce you to what they are how to use them with a focus of safe usage. There is so much misinformation out there and although they are a natural product they can be dangerous if used incorrectly. We will make several items for you to use at home. Essential Oils 102 will introduce blends and will teach you which oils go together to…

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