Thursday Garden Talks with Lili Singer
Thursday Garden Talks
8 Thursdays / 9:30am – 12noon / Palm Room
Winter 2015: January 8 – February 26 (Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26)
Spring 2015: March 12 – April 30 (March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
$100 for the series, $20 per class
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
A Brief History of Southern California Fruit with Ernest Miller
A chef and historian’s entertaining and humorous twist on a rich agricultural history that many do not know. A historic recipe will be sampled!
Give Up the Lawn, and Then What? with Lili Singer
Tips on lawn removal, plus design ideas and choice plants, mostly drought-tolerant, both native and exotic.
Sustainable Landscaping: An Overview with Russell Ackerman
An overview of smart gardening practices with real examples from the City of Santa Monica’s Sustainability Analyst.
All About Palms with Dave Lannom
A primer on palms for home and garden use, presented as only this beloved palm expert and professor of horticulture can do!
Field Trip: Sustainability Tour of Santa Monica (10am-1:00pm)
A private tour of varied sustainable sites, including the City’s Airport Avenue Demonstration Gardens and SMURRF (Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility). Pre-registration required
Cooking from the Garden with Rosalind Creasy
Not to be missed: a brand-new talk on growing, harvesting and preparing your own food from the world-renowned Mother of Edible Landscaping!
Following Nature’s Lead: Color thru the Year with Native Plants with Ron Vanderhoff
A beautifully illustrated talk showcasing the natural cycles of wild California and ways to create the same year-round interest in the garden with colorful native flowers, foliage and fruit.
Two Mediterranean-Climate Floras of the Southern Hemisphere with Kathy Musial
An armchair tour of SW Australia and South Africa, presented by the Huntington’s Curator of Living Collections and featuring rare and unusual plants from two regions much like ours.