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Gardener

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Home Chef

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Artist

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Photographer

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Healthy Lifestyle

Browse all Healthy Living Through Nature Classes
Browse Saturday Cooking in the Kitchen Classes

Animal Lover

Paint-Your-Pet Class
          (Browse Painting and scroll down to Jan 15 to view class)
Browse Animal-Assisted Interactions Practitioner Training

Do-It-Yourselfer

Browse Landscape Design Classes
Browse Pruning Essentials Classes

Nature Lover

Browse all Healthy Living Through Nature Classes
Browse Floral Design Classes
Browse Pollinator-Friendly Planting Classes

Science Geek

Browse Science of Plant Propagation Classes

Bride-to-Be

Wine and The Art of Floral Design: Floral Crown Workshop 
          (Browse Floral Design and scroll down to Feb 8 to view class)

Armchair Traveler

Mediterranean Diet for a Happy Healthy New Year
          (Browse Saturday in the Kitchen and scroll down to Jan 6)
Making Tea with Skill- An Exploration of Chinese Gongfu
          (Browse Saturday in the Kitchen and scroll down to Jan 13)
Elizabeth's Garden: Floral Embroidery in the English Court
          (Browse Fiber Arts and scroll down to March 24) 
Nature Sketchbooks: Sketch in the Conservatory with Pam
          (Browse Painting and scroll down to Feb 15)

Gift Pairs: Adult (Mother-Daughter, Father-Son, Couples)

Wine and the Art of Floral Design Classes
          (Browse under Floral Design)
Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
          (Browse under Landscape Design and scroll to Jan 6) Special couples price!
Paint and Pairings: Winter Scene, Wine and Chocolate
          (Browse under Painting and scroll down to Feb 23)

Gift Pairs: Adult+Child

Browse Intergenerational TogetherTime Classes (ages 7-12 together with an adult)



 

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Browse eVersion
Adult Classes Catalog Fall-Winter 2017-2018

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Browse Quick Links

FREE & LOW COST
           PlantMaker Studio
         Q&A at the Yard & Garden Desk

YOUTH & FAMILIES
Youth+Adult Programs
          Ages 3-5 with adult
          Ages 7-12 with adult
Summer Youth Programs
          Ages 5-13 Weekly Children's Garden
          Ages 5-7 Day Camps
          Ages 7-11 Day Camps
          Ages 7-11 Day Camps *Fridays*
          Ages 5-10 Groups: Summer Field Trips
          Ages 12-15 Counselor-In-Training Program     

ADULTS
Gardening & Horticulture Classes
          Gardening - General
          Edible Garden Year
          Landscaping & Design
          Science of Plant Propagation
          Pollinator-Friendly Planting         
          Pruning Essentials
          Floral Design
Pollinators
          Pollinator-Friendly Planting
          Beekeeping
          Pollinator Summit 2017
Fine Art & Crafts Classes
          Drawing
          Painting
          Sculpting & Sculpture
          Crafts
          Jewelry & Wearable Art
          Mixed Media
          Fiber Arts & Embroidery
          Floral Design
          Open Art Studio
Photography Classes
          Photography
          Digital Editing & Organization
Food & Wine Classes
          Dine with a Chef
          Saturday Cooking in the Kitchen
          Wine: Making, Tasting & Appreciation
Healthy Living through Nature
          Healthy Living
Nature Appreciation
          Naturalist-Guided Walks
          Shinrin-yoku
Nature-Based Therapeutics
          NBT Classes, Programs, Events
Book Club
          Book Club

 


 

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