Plant Walk with Herbalist Irena Cora Stathis - The Arboretum
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Saturday, May 14; 8:00AM - 10:30AM

Plant Walk with Herbalist Irena Cora Stathis

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Instructor: Irena Stathis
Date: May 14, 8-10:30am
Price: $25 members, $30 non-members

Join us for a refreshing walk through the gardens, exploring and getting to know some of the varied plants that are growing at the Arboretum. We will discuss traditional and folkloric uses of herbs from the culinary and functional to the magical and even spiritual. Humans have evolved alongisde plants and so our lives are very much intertwined with theirs; we literally would not exist without them. Discover the fascinating cultural relationships of humans and plants, both historically and in current times, and be inspired to cultivate your own relationship with them.

Some of the plants we will be meeting and learning about include: Yarrow, California Poppy, Sage, Rosemary, Violet, Mugwort, Artichoke, Elderberry, Pomegranate, Rue, Fennel, Blackberry, Hollyhock, Lavender, Calendula and Lemon Balm.


$25 members
$30 non-members

*This class includes admission to the Arboretum. You are welcome to stay after the class and enjoy the garden. Please see Visit > Hours & Admission for opening hours.

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Online registration required. No drop-ins please.

Cancellation & Refund Policy
The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the class non-viable. If the Arboretum cancels a class, registrants will be offered a full refund. There are no refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the start of the class. For all other cancellations, your payment will be refunded minus a 10% processing fee.

*Please arrive 10 minutes before class to ensure you have time to check in! Refunds will not be granted to registered guests who miss the class due to tardiness.

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