Cool containers

Ready to trade out your fall mums for boughs of evergreens? There’s an assortment of winter and holiday container workshops offered over the next month to show you how to dress up your entryway, deck and patio.

Gertens: 11 a.m. Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1, 5500 Inver Grove Heights. Free. Register at Minnesota State Horticultural Society: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, Wagner’s Greenhouse, 6024 Penn Av. S., Mpls. Cost is $30; $25 members. Bring gardening gloves and pruners. Register at or call 651-643-3601. Linden Hills Library: 7 p.m. Nov. 5, 2900 W. 43rd St., Mpls. Free; registration required. Call 612-543-6825. Bachman’s: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13, 6010 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. Cost is $50, includes supplies. Register at or call 612-861-7311.