Workshops + Events

Join us on the farm at Young’s Greenhouse for a variety of workshops + events throughout the year!

Four generations of the Young Family will be on hand in our greenhouses to show you how to make everything from Herb Gardens, Fairy Gardens, Succulent Dishes to Christmas Décor of Balsam Kissing Balls, Centerpieces and Gnome Swags during our workshops!

Don’t miss our family-friendly events such as our Scavenger Hunt during our Annual Spring Event & Opening Celebration and our Mother’s Day Weekend Photo Shoot Event! It is fun for the whole family that you won’t want to miss.

We will update our Workshops + Events here, so keep checking back to see there is new on the farm to enjoy! Or join our mailing list here and we will keep you updated.

We welcome new Workshop + Event ideas and are happy to customize for groups and private parties of 12 or more. If you have a private party or event you would like to organize at the farm or if you have a workshop you would like to attend and learn from that you don’t see listed, please give us a call or click here to learn more about our Private Workshop Parties.

New Workshop for 2024 is A Day On The Farm – an AgriTourism Experience and Workshop with Young Girls Farm at Young’s Greenhouse! And, we are excited to bring back our Dragon Lair Workshop!

We have also added a New Event on our farm with another Agricultural Event with Young Girls Farm Calf Sale!

We look forward to seeing you at the farm!

Upcoming Workshops

A Day On The Farm

New Workshop and AgriTourism Experience: Young Girls Farm & Young’s Greenhouse

Date: September 21, 2024
Time: 10 am
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $50 PP

Description: This all new workshop at Young’s Greenhouse is presented by Young Girls Farm! An AgriTourism Experience at a real working farm in Maine provides a unique experience for only 5 people to have a hands on experience with a working Maine farmer to see up close and personally a day in the life of a farmer.

Fall Succulent Workshop (Morning)

Date: September 28, 2024
Time: 10 am
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $28 PP

Description: Come and create the perfect, long-lasting fall decoration with us! Included in the kit: 1 Pumpkin or Gourd; Moss; Succulent Cuttings.

Fall Succulent Workshop (Afternoon)

Date: September 28, 2024
Time: 2 pm
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $28 PP

Description: Come and create the perfect, long-lasting fall decoration with us! Included in the kit: 1 Pumpkin or Gourd; Moss; Succulent Cuttings.

NEW Christmas Fairy Lantern Workshop 2024

Date:  November 23rd, 2024
Time:  2p.m.
Location:  Young’s Greenhouse
Cost:  $75 PP

Description: Join us on the farm at Young’s Greenhouse on November 23rd for our brand new Christmas Fairy Lantern Workshop! Jackie and the rest of the family will be on hand in our heated greenhouse to show you how to make your own Christmas Fairy Lantern for the Christmas season! This new workshop will be so much fun!

Gnome Swag Workshop

Date: November 29, 2024
Time: 3 PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $42 PP Gnome Swag (OR, choose to make a Christmas Centerpiece or Kissing Ball)

Description: Join us at the farm for our exciting Gnome Swag Workshop! Jackie has created a Gnome Swag decoration for Christmas and the holiday season! Come have fun and learn from the pros in our heated greenhouse! You will get to take this adorable Gnome Swag for your own door or a gift for someone special! Our workshop and kit includes all you will need to put together your own Gnome Swag!

There is also an option to make a Christmas Centerpiece or Kissing Ball on this date – you choose what you would like to make!

2024 Christmas Workshop

Date: December 7, 2024
Time: 10 AM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $42 PP

Description: Join us on the farm at Young’s Greenhouse on December 7th for our holiday decorating workshop! Jackie and the rest of the family will be on hand in our heated greenhouse to show you how to make your own kissing ball or centerpiece for the Christmas season!

2024 Christmas Workshop (Afternoon)

Date: December 7, 2024
Time: 2 PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $42 PP

Description: Our Christmas Workshop is so popular that we have added a second one offering an afternoon time. Join us on the farm at Young’s Greenhouse on December 7th for our holiday decorating workshop! Jackie and the rest of the family will be on hand in our heated greenhouse to show you how to make your own kissing ball or centerpiece for the Christmas season!

PRIVATE WORKSHOP PARTIES

Date: Dates Vary
Time: Varies
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: Varies Per Event

Description: We offer a wide selection of private workshop parties for groups of 12 or more, and we are happy to customize workshops for our customers as well if you have an idea of something you would like us to try with you. So, whether you are a business trying to promote a fun moment with your staff, or if you are looking for something different to do with your friends on a Friday night, or if you want to create unforgettable moments with your family, we are here for you!!!

BUS TOURS

Date: Dates Vary
Time: Varies
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: Varies Per Event

Description: We love to create workshops and special events for a wide variety of people regardless of age and regardless of knowledge or experience in gardening and farming! We have a passion for sharing our knowledge and hosting groups who would like to learn more about what we do and have fun at the same time! Young’s Greenhouse in South Paris, Maine is the perfect place to bring your bus tours, group tour, travel charter, cruise ship excursion, school group, university group, or any other large group for an event, workshop, or unique experience.

Upcoming Workshops 2025

Succulent Workshop

Date: April 26, 2025
Time: 10 AM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $24 PP

Description: Included in kit – Container, dirt, 3 succulents, and rocks (additional material is provided for purchase).

Succulent Workshop

Date: May 16, 2025
Time: 4 PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $24 PP

Description: Included in kit – Container, dirt, 3 succulents, and rocks (addition material is provided for purchase).

Succulent Workshop

Date: May 17, 2025
Time: 10 AM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $24 PP

Description: Included in kit – Container, dirt, 3 succulents, and rocks (additional material is provided for purchase).

Herb Garden Workshop with Complimentary Tasting at Night!

Date: May 30, 2025
Time: 6 PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $48 PP

Description: The base price of $48 includes your choice of 3 herb plants, a planter, soil, and labels (additional material and larger gardens are available for purchase). Advanced Registration is required.

Fairy Garden Workshop (Children's Edition)

Date: May 31, 2025
Time: 10 AM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $39 PP

Description: Included in the kit – Container, dirt, rock, mulch, succulents, 6 pack of annuals, fairy house, decorations, and choose your fairy or gnome (additional material is provided for purchase).

Fairy Garden Workshop (Adult's Edition)

Date: May 31, 2025
Time: 2 pm
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: $45 PP

Description: Included in the kit – Container, dirt, rock, mulch, succulents, 6 pack of annuals, fairy house, decorations, and choose your fairy or gnome (additional material is provided for purchase).

Upcoming Events

Seniors Save Select Tuesdays - 10 % off everything!*

Dates: April 30th – June 11th, 2024
Time: 9AM – 5PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: No Cost To Visit – Save 10%!*

Description:

Seniors 65+ Save 10% Off Everything!* Select Tuesdays at Young’s Greenhouse in South Paris, Maine. Make sure to mention the promotion prior to checkout to receive your savings.
*Excludes: Gift Cards, Our Farm Fresh Beef, and workshops. See Store For Full Details. For in-store purchases only.

Memorial Day Weekend 2024

Date: Memorial Day Weekend
Time: Daily 9 am – 6 pm & Sundays 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

Description:

Memorial Day Weekend

Veterans receive 10% off everything*! With over 3 acres and 14 greenhouses filled to the brim, there is something for everyone! Come visit us in South Paris, Maine.

*Excludes: Gift Cards, Our Farm Fresh Beef, and workshops. See Store For Full Details. For in-store purchases only.

Young Girls Farm Calf Sale

Dates: September 28, 2024
Time: 11AM – 1PM
Location: Young Girls Farm at Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

Description:

If you are looking to start your child in 4-H, or just want to raise beef at home from an award-winning farm, join us for our annual calf sale!

Small Business Saturday

Dates: 11/30/2024
Time: All Day
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

Description:

Why Shopping Local Matters…

Buying local boosts our local economy. When you buy locally, more of the money you spend stays in the community. Local businesses like us, are more likely to use other local businesses, banks, and services to support their operations. Come celebrate with us every day and especially Saturday, November 30th for Small Business Saturday!

CHRISTMAS Spectacular

CHRISTMAS Spectacular

Date: November 30, 2024
Time: 1 PM – 6 PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE Event

Description: We will host an all NEW CHRISTMAS Spectacular in our heated greenhouses on Saturday, November 30th from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Join us for a Gingerbread House Contest, Photos with Santa, Christmas Lights, Christmas Carolers, Gingerbread Cookie Decorating, and Make Your Own Christmas Basket Workshops! It will be fun and festive for the whole family!

If you would like to enter the Gingerbread House Contest you will need to drop off and set up your Gingerbread House on Friday, November 29th by 6 p.m. to be entered. Judging will be held on Saturday, November 30th.

Upcoming Events 2025

Annual Spring Celebration & Easter Egg Hunt

Dates: April 19, 2025
Time: 10AM – 12PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

Description:

Event details are to be announced. Save the date! This is for our Annual Spring Celebration!

Mother's Day Photo Shoot

Dates: May 10, 2025
Time: 10AM – 12PM
Location: Young’s Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

Description:

Join Young’s Greenhouse and celebrate mom with a mom & daughter or son photo shoot – this is FREE – come join us and we will take your photo in a beautifully decorated backdrop in our greenhouses and share the photos with you and mom!