The Latest Gardening Classes and Workshops Near Chicago

A green thumb is not needed to participate in any of the classes we offer at Blumen Gardens. We go through all the projects step-by-step with our well-trained instructors, guiding you while you discover your creativity along the way! Leave our garden center with a beautiful, handmade craft to decorate your home or to give as a gift. Contact us with any questions!

Open House Events at Blumen Gardens

Looking for a place to gather with the girls or date night with a significant other? Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, IL is the perfect place for just that! With open house events hosted all year round, featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, shopping, and of course beautiful tours of the gardens, it’s the perfect night out. Can’t make it to an event? Do some shopping from home!

08/14/2024
FROM: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
Meditation Circle with Pamela Rose Wednesday, August 14th 6-7PM BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT $20 Drop in Cost Join us for an authentic and transformative Meditation Circle at Blumen Gardens on Wednesday, August 14th from 6-7PM. Led by an intuitive instructor, this community gathering invites you to explore your desires and challenges in a supportive space. Together, we’ll cultivate a powerful synergy of energies guided by your pure spirit. Experience the beauty of meditation and the power of community as we journey towards inner peace and truth.  
Meditation Circle with Pamela Rose- Wednesday, August 14th-6-7PM
08/17/2024
FROM: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
Join us on Saturday, August 17th, from 10 AM to 12 PM at Blumen Gardens for a unique Soy Candle Pouring Class hosted by Right Now Candle Co. Beyond the enchanting experience of crafting your own candles, this workshop is a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Explore the transformative power of self-love, self-care, and living in the present moment. Discover why we changed our candle brand from The Enchanted Valley Farm to Right Now Candle Co., and leave feeling energized and empowered to take control of your life by harnessing the immense influence of your thoughts. Illuminate your path to a brighter, more mindful future with us. With your choice of the following vessel colors: Sienna, Sage, Buttercream, Grey, Denim, Black, Prism Coloring Shifting or 7 packs of wax melts. *Fall Scents Available* In the event of a cancellation, a refund minus the 3% processing fee will be refunded to the original form of payment within 7-10 business days
Soy Candle Pouring Workshop with Right Now Candle Co.- Saturday, August 17th 10am-12pm
08/18/2024
FROM: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for our Artist + Maker Market on Sunday, August 18th from 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers set up throughout our beautiful gardens and grounds. Pressbox Food Truck 11-2PM The Lovely Lemonade 11-2PM Keep It Poppin Popcorn 11-2PM Interested in becoming a vendor? Reach out to us at [email protected] for an application.
Artist + Maker Market- Sunday, August 18th, 11-2pm
08/20/2024
FROM: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens Tuesday, August 20th 4-8pm Nina’s Tacos Food Truck Gardener’s Lounge- Cocktails, Beer and Wine Available for purchase! Featured Musician: Nicole Devine Mark your calendars for Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens! Join us for an evening of gastronomic delights. With a rotating lineup of food trucks, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Plus, enjoy the enchanting tunes of live music while you dine al fresco. Come hungry and leave happy! UPCOMING DATES: September 3rd-Nina’s Tacos Food Truck 4-8 September 17th-Wild Carrot Food Truck 4-8  
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens- Tuesday, August 20th- 4-8PM
08/21/2024
FROM: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
Yoga & Meditation with Pamela Rose Wednesday, August 21st 6-7PM BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT $20 Drop in Cost ✨ Join us for a blissful Yoga & Meditation Night at Blumen Gardens on Wednesday, August 21st, from 6-7pm! 🌿 Immerse yourself in an all-levels class focusing on breath and body connection. Experience the transformative power of somatic healing techniques, yin yoga, introspective sensory meditation, body shaking, and tapping. Settle into the parasympathetic nervous system, creating a safe space for emotional expression, healing, and deep relaxation. Don’t miss this opportunity to nurture your mind, body, and soul! 🧘‍♀️✨ #YogaAndMeditation #BlumenGardens #MindBodyConnection  
Yoga & Meditation with Pamela Rose- Wednesday, August 21st-6-7PM
08/25/2024
FROM: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for a day of reconnection, relaxation, and rejuvenation at our annual reunion event on Sunday, August 25th, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This special day is designed to bring together old friends and new acquaintances in a serene and inspiring setting. Our theme for this retreat is “Renewal,” symbolized by the lotus flower, which represents rebirth, purity, and spiritual enlightenment. Just as the lotus rises from the mud to bloom beautifully, we too will explore ways to renew and elevate our minds, bodies, and spirits. Here’s what you can look forward to: 8:30 – 9:00 AM: Check-In & Light Breakfast Start your day by checking in and enjoying a light breakfast. This is a great opportunity to catch up with fellow attendees over some delicious morning treats. 9:00 – 10:15 AM: Introductions and Sound Healing Meditation Begin the day with introductions, followed by a calming sound healing meditation, Lead by Sonja Herrington and Courtney Sliga to set a peaceful tone for the rest of the day. Craft your own intention jar with guidance from Jeanette Pryor. Learn how to set and manifest your intentions through this creative and meditative activity. 10:15 – 10:30 AM: Transition to Next Workshop Take a short break and prepare for the first workshop session. 10:30 – 11:15 AM: Breakout Session One 11:15 – 11:30 AM: Transition to Next Workshop A brief interlude to refresh and move to the next engaging session. 11:30 – 12:15 PM: Breakout Session Two  12:30 – 1:15 PM: Lunch Enjoy a delicious lunch while mingling with other participants. This is the perfect time to relax and discuss the morning’s activities. 1:30 – 2:15 PM: Breakout Session Three 2:15 – 3:00 PM: Sound Healing Closing Meditation Conclude the formal part of our event with a soothing sound healing meditation, leaving you feeling refreshed and centered. 3:00 – 4:00 PM: Shopping and Enjoying the Gardens End your day with a leisurely stroll through the beautiful gardens and explore various shopping options available on-site. Breakout Sessions: Kundalini Yoga with Sonja Herrington from Get Balanced Explore the powerful and transformative practice of Kundalini Yoga with expert instructor Sonja Herrington. This session will focus on awakening your inner energy and promoting overall well-being. Flower Pressing with Instructor Courtney Sliga Discover the art of flower pressing with Courtney Sliga. Create beautiful pressed flower art pieces and learn about the techniques and history of this timeless craft. Self Care Facemask Workshop with Chanla Chau of Chanla Chau Cosmetics Pamper yourself with a self-care facemask workshop led by Chanla Chau. Learn about natural ingredients and techniques to create your own rejuvenating face masks.   Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity for renewal and connection. Early Bird Pricing through June: $248 Pricing through July 15th: $268 Pricing through August 15th: $288 Spaces are limited, so sign up now to ensure you don’t miss out on this enriching and transformative retreat. We look forward to seeing you there and sharing this wonderful experience together, as we all embrace renewal and the beauty of the lotus flower. We can’t wait to see you there! NOTE: PLEASE EMAIL US AT [email protected] IF YOU HAVE ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS.
Renewal: A Wellness Retreat- Sunday, August 25th 9AM-4PM
09/03/2024
FROM: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens Tuesday, September 3rd 4-8pm Nina’s Tacos Food Truck Gardener’s Lounge- Cocktails, Beer and Wine Available for purchase! Featured Musician: Dan Holmes Mark your calendars for Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens! Join us for an evening of gastronomic delights. With a rotating lineup of food trucks, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Plus, enjoy the enchanting tunes of live music while you dine al fresco. Come hungry and leave happy! UPCOMING DATES: September 17th-Wild Carrot Food Truck 4-8  
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens- Tuesday, September 3rd- 4-8PM
09/08/2024
FROM: 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Come meet Fairy Aria Rose and participate in an interactive storytelling and sing along experience followed by the creation of your own fairy garden! Meet and great and photo ops with Fairy Aria Rose will be provided to each family after fairy garden class instructions. The class includes: Instruction, Materials, Container, One Mini Plant and One Figurine. Tickets Cost: $48.00, 1 Ticket per child participating. There is a class limit to 10 children. Parent/Guardian is required to be in attendance with each child.
Fairy Garden Workshop- Sunday, September 8th 10:15-11:30AM
09/17/2024
FROM: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens Tuesday, September 17th 4-8pm Nina’s Tacos Food Truck Gardener’s Lounge- Cocktails, Beer and Wine Available for purchase! Featured Musician: Dan Holmes Mark your calendars for Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens! Join us for an evening of gastronomic delights. With a rotating lineup of food trucks, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Plus, enjoy the enchanting tunes of live music while you dine al fresco. Come hungry and leave happy!  
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens- Tuesday, September 17th- 4-8PM
09/21/2024 - 09/22/2024
FROM: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 21st + Sunday, September 22nd, and make your way to Blumen Gardens to celebrate the splendor of fall with us. Join in the festivities, create wonderful memories, and experience the joy of the season at its finest. We can’t wait to welcome you to our Fall Fest! Cocktails | Food Trucks Live Music | Artist + Maker Market Saturday, September 21st 9-4PM  Wild Carrot 11-2PM Sunday September 22nd 9-4PM Artist + Maker Market 11-2PM  Pressbox Food Trailer 11-2PM  Keep it Poppin Popcorn   Stay Tuned! Much More To Come!!
Fall Fest | Saturday, September 21st + Sunday, September 22nd
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