Horticulture & Gardening
Join landscape architect, contractor, arborist and climate activist, Shawn Maestretti for a four part garden design course for an in depth journey through regenerative concepts and practices. Students will learn the principles and elements of design, how to capture rainwater, nurture living soil, design with native and climate-appropriate plants, re-purpose materials to reduce your carbon footprint, implement permaculture techniques to reduce green waste, and much more.
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Every first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm Arboretum Plant Information Consultant Frank McDonough covers current horticultural topics including landscaping, gardening, design, water-saving strategies and other pertinent topics. For more information, click here.
Do you know the trees of California? Each class will have a one hour lecture that will cover 20 tree species followed by a walk in the Arboretum to see the trees that were covered during the lecture. For more information, click here.
Farmscape is back with another workshop that will cover picking the right soil for your raised bed, manual and automatic irrigation techniques, and more to help you achieve a bountiful garden. For more information, click here.
What is your relationship with our shared commons, the soil? Join Nance Klehm in this salon and workshop, where we will prepare slides with local soil samples and peer into microscopes to observe microorganisms and fungal threads. For more information, click here.
Danae Horst, from Folia Collective, is here to lead you through the essentials of both selecting the right house plants for your space and the care they need to thrive! For more information, click here.
The monarch butterfly is an incredible pollinator. Join David Karp as he teaches you how you can help create habitats for the monarch butterfly, as well as other pollinators. For more information, click here.
We’re back again with this intensive workshop on how to trim and prune your plumeria plants! For more information, click here.
Who doesn’t love roses? Learn about the beginnings of successful rose propagation and all the different types of roses out there. For more information, click here.
Edible landscaper Loretta Allison will cover the basics of gardening and what you need to know to get growing in the garden with confidence. For more information, click here.
Learn all you need to know about plumerias in this three hour class, including plumeria care, seeds, grafting, and so much more! For more information, click here.