Rose Pruning
Saturday, 1/10
Jill Morganelli, Horticultural Supervisor
10am – 12pm / Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Join Jill Morganelli, Gardener in the Victorian Rose Garden, for a workshop about rose pruning and rose care. January is a big month for roses: proper pruning and soil building will determine the health and beauty of roses throughout the year. Disease control will also be covered. Bring all your question and learn everything you wanted to now about caring for your roses!  There will be a demonstration in the Rose Garden afterwards.  Bring water and comfortable shoes, it is about a ten minute walk.

Tree Diseases & Pests
Saturday, January 24
Dr. Jerry Turney
10am-12noon – Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
The class will cover the most common diseases and insect pests of trees in Southern California: Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora Root Rot, Bacterial Leaf Scorch, Polyphageous Shot Hole Bore and Pine Bark Beetles. These diseases and pests are the most common cause of tree death in California. The students will learn how to identify/diagnose each disease or insect pest, how to prevent the pest from attacking or how to treat affected trees.

School Gardens from A to V
Saturday, February 21
Dave Karp
9am – 1pm / Ed House
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Learn how to build a great garden.  Ideas on funding, curriculum and horticulture techniques. Everything from aquaponics to vermiculture.  Teachers and parents most welcome.

Outdoor Lighting Design
Saturday, Feb. 21
$25 members / $30 non-members
Laramee Haynes
10am-12noon – Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Raised Bed Gardening with Farmscape
Saturday, February 28
Matthew Geldin / Farmscape
10am – 12pm / Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Do you grow food in raised garden beds? So do we! After installing and maintaining hundreds of raised bed gardens, we’d like to think we’ve learned a thing or two by now. Join us for a workshop that will cover picking the right soil for your raised bed, manual and automatic irrigation techniques, garden planning, and seasonal growing tips to help you achieve abundant harvests in your vegetable garden!

Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening  
12noon- 4pm / Palm Room
Instructor – Jill Morganelli, Horticultural Supervisor
$25 Arboretum members / $30 non-members per class (includes Arboretum Admission)
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Saturday, March 14 / Palm Room
Spring Crops and Companion Planting, Spring Weeds and Insects, Spring Disease ID, Treatment and Prevention, Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees and Grape Vines, Wrangling Wild Potatoes, Soil Fertility and
Cover Crops, Organic Labeling, Sustainability in the Kitchen
Saturday, June 13 / Palm Room
Summer Crops, Herbal Companion Planting, Summer Disease ID, Treatment and Prevention, Biodiversity, Summer Weeds and Insects, Remedies and Recipes, Horticulture Therapy, Small Space Gardening

Natural Food Garden
Saturday, March 7
Rishi Kumar
10am – 12noon / Oak Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Does growing food have to be such hard work? Can we grow gardens without breaking our backs? YES! Learn how to use methods developed by urban growers & supported by nature’s intelligence to grow nutrient-dense organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, & livestock without all the hustle and muscle.

Plant Information
Wednesdays
January 7 – Best plant questions of 2014; South African Section Tour
February 4 – Mulches for Mensches –Making Good Choices with Mulching Materials and Methods
March 4 – Hipster Horticulture –New and Unusual Vegetables and Fruits that Will Make You Cool
April 1 – Colors on High –Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Los Angeles County
May 6 – Rose Garden Tour
June 3 – Textures and Colors for the Summer-Fall SoCal Garden
July 1 – Nursery Tour TBA
Instructor – Frank McDonough
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class

Plant ID
1:30pm – 4:00pm
$60 members / $65 non-members
Fridays – March 6, 13, 20 27
Frank McDonough
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class

Great Tomato Talk and Sale
Wednesday, April 8
Steve Goto
10am – 12noon / Palm Room – Gift Shop Patio
Free to Arboretum Members / Free to Non-Members with Arboretum Admission
Back by popular demand for the 14th year!! Join us for Steve Goto’s famous and informative (and funny!) talk, AND his Top Tomato Picks for 2015! Learn all the tricks to successful planting and harvesting of the best tomatoes for this area.  After Steve’s talk, attend THE GREAT TOMATO PLANT SALE on the patio behind the Gift Shop. You won’t want to miss the large selection of different varieties of organic heirloom tomato plants!

Backyard Chickens & Bees
Saturday, 5/23
John Lyons
10am – 12noon / Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Learn all the basics about both disciplines including chicken varieties, housing, feeding and disease control.  Learn about bees and their care, beehives,
equipment and harvesting honey in addition to the organic care of the bee colony.

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