Solar Gardens

and the Firestick Cafe

Purveyors of quality succulents, 'succulent' balsamics & olive oils and fresh ideas

Current 2019 Spring/Summer Classes


Scroll down to the next section "REGISTER FOR A PUBLiC* CLASS" to register To see dates, location. pricing and info click on the picture of the class you're interested in. If planning to dine in the Firestick Cafe before the class (available at the acreage only) please arrive at least 1 1/2 hours before the class start time to allow a leisurely dining experience.

If you would like to enjoy a beverage during the class come a bit early and head to the restaurant bar to order. Our sangria pitchers are very popular and can easily be shared among 4 people - or not! We are fully licensed. This option is not available at Avalon.

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Register for a Public* Class


To register click on the red "BOOK NOW" button in the green box below. In a few clicks you'll be well on your way to one of our fun classes. No need to pre-pay. We simply accept payment when you arrive for the class. *Private classes can be arranged for groups of 5 or more. To arrange a private class, email us via "CONTACT US" at the bottom of this page. PUBLIC and PRIVATE classes at the acreage can be combined with the MYOP. (See 'Make Your Own Pizza' under 'MORE' in the top toolbar.

The Firestick Cafe

SUCCULENT & SAVOURY - pizza that you can make yourself (MYOP) + yummy fall-off-the-bone BBQ ribs on Saturdays noon to 8 pm

SUNDAYS 11 am to 3pm for CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH (also all menu items available Sunday except ribs)

All of our succulent CLASSES (and some bread baking too) are fun and educational

Be a maker - MAKE and TAKE Home Your Artistic Creation

We offer our classes at both locations - SolarGardens@Avalon and Solar Gardens - the acreage

Visit the Spicery at our Avalon location

Our "Take Me to the Church" Main DIning Hall is a great place for your staff party - Christmas + others

For a booking, use the CONTACT US form at the bottom of this page.

For even more fun combine your party with an appetizer/cocktail party, then take a class in the greenhouse, then back to the restaurant for dinner

We always have a fab selection of pre-potted succulent arrangements in a variety of sizes in both locations

...it's what we do

We do custom plantings too!

Our most popular Firestick Cafe drinks?

The SANGRIA pitchers by far!

Warning: These are addicting

Our living walls are simply..."UP"standing

We offer living wall classes in the spring and summer

OR we can make them for you anytime of the year

All of our Tasting Studio products are now available at our Avalon location (no longer available at the acreage)

Go crazy sampling over 30 extra virgin oils and 80 balsamics

For a complete list of all the balsamics and extra virgin olive oils we carry hop on over to our Avalon shop website www.solargardensatavalon.ca

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Visit our greenhouses

Some have said that our plants are bizarre, but we prefer to call them beautiful...and bizarre

WHOLESALE

We supply wholesale succulents to greenhouses and shops across Canada

If you have a business and are interested in buying wholesale from our greenhouse just give us a shout. Send us an email via the CONTACT US form at the bottom of this page. We will then redirect you to our wholesale website and provide you with the password.

Firestick Cafe Menu


GET STARTED
(available all day Saturday only)

CAESAR SALAD LARGE OR SMALL / 9/6
romaine, garlicky dressing, bacon bits, croutons, red onions (optional)

GARLIC HERB BUTTER BAGUETTE / 7
whole loaf (baked fresh every weekend), butter + fresh garlic + Soul of Italy Seasoning from the Avalon Spicery

SPRING ROLLS / 11
minced pork and veggies in a crispy wrapper with house-made sweet fish sauce. 4 per order

ANDES MOUNTAIN WINGS / 11
juicy and crunchy, dusted with pink Andes Mountain Rock Salt + fresh cracked pepper. 6 (large size) per order

6 BBQ RIBS (Available all day Saturday but not until 4 pm on Sunday) / 15

NOT YOUR AVERAGE (CHAMPAGNE) SUNDAY BRUNCH - 11am to 3 pm
(only available Sundays)

BRUNCH WITH MIMOSA 25 / with non-alcohlic drink 22/ no drink 21
KIDS BRUNCH (12 and under) 15 includes orange juice
farmers' market baked eggs, creme brulee french toast, bacon, sausage, buttery syrup, yogurt, fresh fruit with Solar Sugar from the Avalon Spicery, champagne + OJ, non-alcohol drink or no drink

MYOP = MAKE-YOUR-OWN-PIZZA
(available all day Saturday only)

MYOP COMBO WITH BEER or WINE 25/ NON-ALCOHOL DRINK 22/ NO DRINK 21
top your own 10" pizza, slice of summer berry dessert pizza + wine or draft beer, non-alcohol or no drink

MYOP - SINGLE PIZZA / 17
make a pizza only - dessert pizza/beverage not included

KID'S PIZZA (12 years and younger) / 14

GLUTEN FREE PIZZA SHELL / ADD 2

YUMMY FALL-OFF-THE-BONE BBQ RIBS
(Available All Day Saturday & Starting Sunday at 4 pm)

6 RIB MEAL COMBO WITH BEER ior WINE / 26 / NON-ALCOHOL DRINK 23/ NO DRINK 22
6 ribs with Smoky Molasses Rub from the Avalon Spicery, house-made BBQ sauce, garlic mash, gravy (optional), kernel corn (with 'Corn on the Cob Seasoning' from the Avalon Spicery) + alcohol drink, non-alcohol drink or no drink

SIDE OF 6 BBQ RIBS / 15
                                                                                                                           
THE FINISH

PIECE OR SLICE OF DESSERT / 5
warm sticky toffee pudding or turtle cheesecake (can be substituted for the dessert pizza in the combos for additional $2) Add french vanilla ice cream - one scoop / 1 two scoops / 1.5

SUMMER BERRY PIZZA / 16
whole 10" pizza, summer berries, cream cheeese, chocolate chips, toasted marshmallows, chocolate sauce & dulce de leche drizzle. Add French vanilla ice cream - one scoop / 1 two scoops /1.5

LIQUIDS 

SANGRIA PITCHERS / 22
Solar Signature - strawberry, lychee, fresh mint, 12 oz white wine, fresh fruit
Elderflower Red - elderflower, red grapefruit, 12 oz red wine, fresh fruit
Tango Mango - mango, passionfruit, fresh mint, 12 oz white wine, fresh fruit

DRAFT PITCHER (Great Western Prairie White) 32 OZ / 15

WINE BY THE BOTTLE
see wine list at bar

HOUSE RED 6 OZ/HOUSE WHITE 6 OZ /DRAFT BEER 12 OZ / 6

HIGHBALLS - SINGLE/DOUBLE  7/10 (Premium Liquor add 2/3)

MIXED COCKTAILS - SINGLE/DOUBLE  8/11 (Premium Liquor add 2/3)

POP/ICED TEA/LEMONADE/COFFEE/TEA 3

CAPPUCCINO/LATTE - SINGLE SHOT/DOUBLE SHOT 4.50/5.50

EXTRAS

10 COUNT PIZZA DOUGH / 15
Take home 10 frozen pizza doughs for a quick meal, Baking instructions are on our website - solargardensatavalon.ca

SANGRIA MIX

If you love our sangria pitchers here you can also lover them at home, Just add wine, ice and fruit.
Solar Signature or Tropical Tango - 1 12 oz bottle makes 2 pitchers (just add 12 oz white wine to 1/2 bottle of mix)  / 10
Elderflower Red - 1 12 oz bottle makes 1 pitcher - add 12 oz red wine (or more) to 1 bottle of mix / 8

BALSAMICS & EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILS
                       We've moved our Tastinfg Studio to our city shop at Avalon but we do have a selection of our most popular in the hallway of the Kitchen - 1 bottle 15 / 2 bottles 14 each / 3 bottles 13 each

Gift Certificates that never expire

You can use your gift certificate for anything and everything Solar Gardens at both locations - succulents, classes, the city shop, booking a private party, the Firestick Cafe, the Tasting Studio and the Avalon Spicery

You can purchase in person at the acreage OR the city shop OR via email by using the CONTACT US form at the bottom of this page

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Contact Us, Map & Hours


  • Corner of Windmill Road and Highway 60 Saskatoon, SK CANADA
  • 306 280 2761 - ACREAGE - TEXT is BEST
  • 306 280 2792 - AVALON SHOP
  • solargardenclasses@gmail.com
  • ACREAGE HOURS: We are open seasonally beginning April 6, 2019 (although private classes and parties can be booked year-round): GREENHOUSES & FIRESTICK CAFE Saturday 12 noon to 8pm Sunday 11 am to 3 pm for Champagne Brunch (+all menu items available Sundays except BBQ ribs) HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed all stat holidays except for Canada Day July 1 (The Firestick will be open that day as well)