December 2nd is the day to come to Sandy’s!
Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House and be sure to bring your dog or cat for

Paws meet Claus
Ariel Knoch, Hard Knoch Photography, will capture the best shot of your favorite four legged friend (dog/cat). Sure to be a priceless memory of your 2017 Holiday Season! Kids are welcome, too. Cost is a donation to the Belleville Area Humane Society-Monetary, food, treats, toys, peanut butter, rawhides, kongs, beds, etc.

Workshops, Seminars, Special Events

Informative gardening seminars and fun seasonal workshops and events are offered at Sandy’s Back Porch.

2017 Holiday Memories Start With
Holiday Make & Take Parties
Using Fresh Greenery
We’re having many parties this year so no one has to miss out!

Things to bring to class:
Garden Gloves, Your Best Friend, & Favorite Wine!
Things we supply:
Pruners, greenery, holiday glitz, & help for every step of the project
Dress warmly, too! 
Class held in heated garage but still a little chilly



Nothing says its the holidays like the fragrance of a fresh wreath.Sign up for our Wreath Making Party to create an individual work of art that will smell as good as it looks!  Balsam, Princess Pine, Holly, Boxwood, Cypress, & more to choose from. Three sessions.  Fee $48


Let your personal style shine at this party!  Choose a pre-finished wreath/swag to start, then pick out your favorite berries, cones, bows & glitz to make it uniquely yours! Two Sessions.  Fee is $20 PLUS the cost of the Pre-Finished wreath/swag starting at $14.99

November 18th – 10:00 am
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November 27th – 6:30 pm
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December 4th – 6:30 pm
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November 18th – 2:00 pm
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November 28th – 6:30 pm
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Welcome your holiday guests with a beautiful Winter Container created by yours truly!  Fresh greens warm your entrance in winter just like your summer flower pots.  Fresh greens-balsam, frazier, princess pine, cypress, holly, boxwood & more. Add a bow, berries, cones or glitz-you decide how fancy! Basic Fee starting at $25.00


Kids will love making this Dr. Seuss inspired GRINCH Tree.  A whimsical way to add fun to your holiday decorations & get everyone involved in the spirit of the season.  This class is geared towards the kids, but we won’t exclude anyone who is young at heart & loves Dr.  Seuss.  Two Sessions. $25.

November 20th – 6:30 pm

NEW DATE! December 2nd – 10:00 am
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November 25th – 2:00 pm
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November 29th – 6:30 pm
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Perfect accent for your holiday display and simple to make!  These are real birch logs which can be used year after year, too.  Dress up with a bow, berries, cones & fresh greens.  Great hostess gift too!  Class fee is 30.00 
Friday, November 17th – 6:00 pm
NEW DATE! Tuesday, November 21st – 6:30 pm
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Private parties available for groups
Call (618) 235-2004 to set up a time
Don’t delay, our calendar is filling up quickly!