Private Workshops – Succulence

Terrarium Workshop on Sat, Jan. 6th & Vertical Gardening Workshop on Sun, Jan 7th! Click Here!

Virtual Shopping/Pickup/Delivery

Our Bernal Heights location is open 10am-5:30pm Everyday We are also offering Virtual Shopping Experiences using FaceTime, Zoom or Skype (your choice!).

Contact us for curbside pickup, SF Bay area courier service or USPS shipping throughout the USA.

Contact us at info@thesucculence.com to schedule today.

Private Workshops

PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

Our private classes and planting bar events give your group a chance to have fun together while nurturing everyone’s identity as a plant artist! Participants will gain plant knowledge, get their hands dirty, and leave with their own creation, complete with care instructions.

We serve wine and light snacks for classes held at our store location as well as offer a special 15% discount on eligible store purchases on the same day as your onsite event! For events held at a location you provide, we will bring all materials you need for a fantastic workshop and only request tables, chairs, and a weather shade during inclement weather for outdoor events.

The classes generally run for 90-120 minutes, but can be easily tailored to fit your group’s time-frame. See below for all of our private class descriptions and how we can create our popular planting bar for large group events.

NEW! Succulent Wreath Making Workshop

Learn how to create a succulent wreath using succulent cuttings
planted in moss.  During this workshop, we will discuss the care and maintenance of succulents, and you will get to use about 45 plants in your wreath.

Circle, heart and square shapes available for selection
before the class. $98/person

NEW! Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop*

Plant succulent cuttings in a mossy mat on top of a gorgeous pumpkin or winter squash! This centerpiece will last for months, and best of all, you will be able to plant the succulents in the ground when the pumpkin is done. *Seasonal Availability*

Plant a 3-5" pumpkin with 4-5 succulent cuttings in the workshop. Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size). UPGRADE: Plant a 8-10" pumpkin with 8-12 succulent cuttings. $84/person

Terrarium Workshop

Plant a 5″ hanging globe terrarium utilizing an array of 2″ plants that you will get to choose from and a huge variety of mosses, pebbles, sands and tumbled glass to decorate with.
 Learn about the layering required for your terrarium’s longevity and care instructions for your art piece.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Terrarium Workshop Upgrade

We offer a selection of larger planting vessels, more plants and decorative material in our upgrade workshops.

Upgrade vessels come with a Bubble Bowl (flat bottom, top opening). Vessel type is subject to change based on availability.

- 6″ glass vessel with five 2″ plants: $80/person
- 8″ glass vessel with one 4″ and four 2″ plants: $95/person

Vertical Gardening DIY Workshop

Learn how to use a variety of vertical gardening products and then make a do-it-yourself vertical garden planting succulents in sphagnum moss. The goal is to get you as crazy excited about gardening with succulents as we are and to see the entire world as one big planter waiting to happen!

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Vertical Garden DIY Upgrade

We offer a wonderful variety of 12″x10″x1″ vertical frames in special shapes for the Vertical Garden DIY upgrade workshop. You may select from letters of the alphabet, numbers, star, hashtag, arrow, or dogbone. Each participant will receive a special shape, twelve 2″ succulent plants, and a wide variety of beautiful decorative mosses. $115/person

(Shape selection must be no later than two weeks before the event, otherwise you may pick from our on-hand inventory.)

Designing With Airplants Workshop

Learn all about these rain forest plants including caring for,
maintaining and propagating them. Design a 5″ hanging globe aerium utilizing an array of tillandsia (airplants) that you will get to choose from and a variety of mosses, pebbles, sands, tumbled glass, sticks and other natural elements.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Designing with Airplants Upgrade

We offer a selection of larger planting vessels, more plants and decorative material in our upgrade workshops.

Upgrade vessels come with a Bubble Bowl (flat bottom, top opening). Vessel type is subject to change based on availability.

- 6″ glass vessel with five 2″ plants: $80/person
- 8″ glass vessel with one 4″ and four 2″ plants: $95/person

Discover Succulents Workshop

Our knowledgeable staff will teach you about the care, maintenance, propagation and transplanting of succulent plants and then walk you through planting up a selection of plants in pottery and decorating it with rocks, sands and mosses.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Discover Succulents Upgrade

This class includes beautiful 5″ handmade ceramic planters from Bay area artisans Thomas and Kathy Arakawa. There are a variety of colors and finishes and these planters make excellent centerpieces and gifts for elegant interior design:  $88/person

(Shapes and colors vary depending on current artist style and ceramics availability Each class will be provided with the widest selection of styles and colors available.)

Kokedama Class Workshop

Learn about the history and technique of wrapping plants in moss.  We’ll teach you all about caring for, maintaining, propagating and transplanting succulents, and walk you through planting your own kokedama balls with plants of your choice. You will also learn about unique ways to display your kokedama art.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Demystifying Houseplants Workshop

Explore the fascinating world of houseplants and learn tried and true methods of caring for them. Create a gorgeous planting utilizing our awesome selection of 4″ houseplants, decorative rocks, tumbled glass and colorful mosses. You will also learn fun facts and how to care for your houseplants long-term.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Plant Mounting Workshop

Learn all about the variety and care of epiphytic plants (think airplants, hoyas, bromeliads and others) and then have a hands-on experience mounting them to decorative pieces of wood using sphagnum moss as the planting medium.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

PRIVATE PLANTING BAR

Let us create our popular Planting Bar at your event! The Planting Bar is a super fun and affordable way to have a large group make plant art together. We offer one of the Bay Area’s largest selection of decorative rocks, mosses, and sand to maximize creative potential. We set out a diverse selection of plants, and all of the supplies, so that people can jump in and work at their own pace. Our knowledgeable staff is there to explain what to do and help shepherd the party. You select the type of project (terrarium, vertical garden, traditional planter). All the projects come with a box for travel and care instructions for the plant art. Please select the Planting Bar tab in the box below for current Planting Bar options and pricing.

Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

If you need to modify your event (change the number of people or the type of event) with more than 30 days’ notice, we will happily accommodate such requests if we can, subject to our other policies such as minimum class size requirements.

If you reschedule your event more than 30 days in the future, we are happy to reschedule your event one time without charge, schedules permitting; more than one request to reschedule your event will result in a 10% administrative fee. If you cancel your event with more than 30 days’ notice, your deposit will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee.

If you cancel your event less than 30 days but more than 14 days prior to your event, the 10% administrative fee will be deducted from your deposit, and the balance of the deposit will be returned to you in the form of a gift card which can be used for anything in the store or toward a class or event on a different date, and will not expire.

We do not offer any refunds and cannot accommodate any rescheduling requests or class modifications within 14 days of your scheduled event. The size of your class or event must be finalized at the time of your final payment. We are happy to accommodate increases in class size at any time, materials and staffing availability permitting. We cannot offer any refunds or price reductions for reductions in class size after final payment of your event.

Class Gift Certificate

Give the gift of a succulent class. Inspire and invigorate your life.

Private Workshops

PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

Our private classes and planting bar events give your group a chance to have fun together while nurturing everyone’s identity as a plant artist! Participants will gain plant knowledge, get their hands dirty, and leave with their own creation, complete with care instructions.

We serve wine and light snacks for classes held at our store location as well as offer a special 15% discount on eligible store purchases on the same day as your onsite event! For events held at a location you provide, we will bring all materials you need for a fantastic workshop and only request tables, chairs, and a weather shade during inclement weather for outdoor events.

The classes generally run for 90-120 minutes, but can be easily tailored to fit your group’s time-frame. See below for all of our private class descriptions and how we can create our popular planting bar for large group events.

NEW! Succulent Wreath Making Workshop

Learn how to create a succulent wreath using succulent cuttings
planted in moss.  During this workshop, we will discuss the care and maintenance of succulents, and you will get to use about 45 plants in your wreath.

Circle, heart and square shapes available for selection
before the class. $98/person

NEW! Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop*

Plant succulent cuttings in a mossy mat on top of a gorgeous pumpkin or winter squash! This centerpiece will last for months, and best of all, you will be able to plant the succulents in the ground when the pumpkin is done. *Seasonal Availability*

Plant a 3-5" pumpkin with 4-5 succulent cuttings in the workshop. Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size). UPGRADE: Plant a 8-10" pumpkin with 8-12 succulent cuttings. $84/person

Terrarium Workshop

Plant a 5″ hanging globe terrarium utilizing an array of 2″ plants that you will get to choose from and a huge variety of mosses, pebbles, sands and tumbled glass to decorate with.
 Learn about the layering required for your terrarium’s longevity and care instructions for your art piece.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Terrarium Workshop Upgrade

We offer a selection of larger planting vessels, more plants and decorative material in our upgrade workshops.

Upgrade vessels come with a Bubble Bowl (flat bottom, top opening). Vessel type is subject to change based on availability.

- 6″ glass vessel with five 2″ plants: $80/person
- 8″ glass vessel with one 4″ and four 2″ plants: $95/person

Vertical Gardening DIY Workshop

Learn how to use a variety of vertical gardening products and then make a do-it-yourself vertical garden planting succulents in sphagnum moss. The goal is to get you as crazy excited about gardening with succulents as we are and to see the entire world as one big planter waiting to happen!

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Vertical Garden DIY Upgrade

We offer a wonderful variety of 12″x10″x1″ vertical frames in special shapes for the Vertical Garden DIY upgrade workshop. You may select from letters of the alphabet, numbers, star, hashtag, arrow, or dogbone. Each participant will receive a special shape, twelve 2″ succulent plants, and a wide variety of beautiful decorative mosses. $115/person

(Shape selection must be no later than two weeks before the event, otherwise you may pick from our on-hand inventory.)

Designing With Airplants Workshop

Learn all about these rain forest plants including caring for,
maintaining and propagating them. Design a 5″ hanging globe aerium utilizing an array of tillandsia (airplants) that you will get to choose from and a variety of mosses, pebbles, sands, tumbled glass, sticks and other natural elements.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Designing with Airplants Upgrade

We offer a selection of larger planting vessels, more plants and decorative material in our upgrade workshops.

Upgrade vessels come with a Bubble Bowl (flat bottom, top opening). Vessel type is subject to change based on availability.

- 6″ glass vessel with five 2″ plants: $80/person
- 8″ glass vessel with one 4″ and four 2″ plants: $95/person

Discover Succulents Workshop

Our knowledgeable staff will teach you about the care, maintenance, propagation and transplanting of succulent plants and then walk you through planting up a selection of plants in pottery and decorating it with rocks, sands and mosses.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Discover Succulents Upgrade

This class includes beautiful 5″ handmade ceramic planters from Bay area artisans Thomas and Kathy Arakawa. There are a variety of colors and finishes and these planters make excellent centerpieces and gifts for elegant interior design:  $88/person

(Shapes and colors vary depending on current artist style and ceramics availability Each class will be provided with the widest selection of styles and colors available.)

Kokedama Class Workshop

Learn about the history and technique of wrapping plants in moss.  We’ll teach you all about caring for, maintaining, propagating and transplanting succulents, and walk you through planting your own kokedama balls with plants of your choice. You will also learn about unique ways to display your kokedama art.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Demystifying Houseplants Workshop

Explore the fascinating world of houseplants and learn tried and true methods of caring for them. Create a gorgeous planting utilizing our awesome selection of 4″ houseplants, decorative rocks, tumbled glass and colorful mosses. You will also learn fun facts and how to care for your houseplants long-term.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

Plant Mounting Workshop

Learn all about the variety and care of epiphytic plants (think airplants, hoyas, bromeliads and others) and then have a hands-on experience mounting them to decorative pieces of wood using sphagnum moss as the planting medium.

Pricing starts at $70/person (see bottom of page for tiered pricing based on group size).

PRIVATE PLANTING BAR

Let us create our popular Planting Bar at your event! The Planting Bar is a super fun and affordable way to have a large group make plant art together. We offer one of the Bay Area’s largest selection of decorative rocks, mosses, and sand to maximize creative potential. We set out a diverse selection of plants, and all of the supplies, so that people can jump in and work at their own pace. Our knowledgeable staff is there to explain what to do and help shepherd the party. You select the type of project (terrarium, vertical garden, traditional planter). All the projects come with a box for travel and care instructions for the plant art. Please select the Planting Bar tab in the box below for current Planting Bar options and pricing.

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Up to 7|$525

For 8-20|$70 / Person

For 21-35|$65 / Person

Wine and snacks included + 15% off eligible store purchases during event!

Onsite Class (Our location)
People Price

Less than 12|$945|Included

For 12-20|$70 / Person|$150 (for set-up and breakdown)

For 21-35|$65 / Person|$150 (for set-up and breakdown)

For 36-50|$60 / Person|$150 (for set-up and breakdown)

For 51+|$55 / Person|$0

$50 Parking Fee unless parking is provided or validated.

Offsite Class (Your location)
People Price Travel Charge

NEW! 4″ Paint your Planter (Houseplants or Succulents)|$49/Person|$150

3-4″ Ceramic Planters Succulents (1-3 2″ plants)|$29/Person|$150

5″ Ceramic Planters Succulents (1 4″ & 1-2 2″ plants)|$49/Person|$150

4″ Terrariums (Succulents or Airplants) (1-3 2″ plants)|$29/Person|$150

5″ Terrariums (Succulents or Airplants) (2-4 2″ plants)|$39/Person|$150

6″ Terrariums (Succulents or Airplants) (2-4 2″ plants)|$49/Person|$150

5″ Vertical Garden (Succulents) (6-8 2″ plants)|$49/Person|$150

Travel charge waived with reservations of 75 or more. $50 parking fee unless parking is provided or validated.

Planting Bar (50 person minimum)
People Price Travel Charge

Up to 7|$540|Included (EST extra)

For 8-25|$55 / Person|$15/kit ($20 for EST)

For 25+|$50 / Person|$15/kit ($20 for EST)

International shipping available, please inquire.

Virtual Workshop
People Price Shipping
Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

If you need to modify your event (change the number of people or the type of event) with more than 30 days’ notice, we will happily accommodate such requests if we can, subject to our other policies such as minimum class size requirements.

If you reschedule your event more than 30 days in the future, we are happy to reschedule your event one time without charge, schedules permitting; more than one request to reschedule your event will result in a 10% administrative fee. If you cancel your event with more than 30 days’ notice, your deposit will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee.

If you cancel your event less than 30 days but more than 14 days prior to your event, the 10% administrative fee will be deducted from your deposit, and the balance of the deposit will be returned to you in the form of a gift card which can be used for anything in the store or toward a class or event on a different date, and will not expire.

We do not offer any refunds and cannot accommodate any rescheduling requests or class modifications within 14 days of your scheduled event. The size of your class or event must be finalized at the time of your final payment. We are happy to accommodate increases in class size at any time, materials and staffing availability permitting. We cannot offer any refunds or price reductions for reductions in class size after final payment of your event.

Class Gift Certificate

Give the gift of a succulent class. Inspire and invigorate your life.