Classes & Workshops
Get Growing: A Day of Garden Workshops
Saturday, April 4, 2020
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Beginner to Intermediate Gardeners
Cabin fever has hit and you are dreaming of your best yard yet for 2020, but who has time to learn everything? This day-long buffet of classes is the answer - you will get "Cliffs Notes" on a wide range of gardening topics! You'll finish the day motivated and educated for the best garden season yet!
Choose any 5 sessions
Custom-select your perfect day filled with your choice of available presentations and workshops on topics from soil and compost to trees and turf!
$95 member/$110 non-member, includes your custom choice of sessions, coffee, breakfast refreshments, lunch and take-home bag filled with gardening goodies
Garden Goodie Bags
All participants receive reusable bag filled with take-homes from your selected sessions--a binder of handouts and an assortment of plants, seeds, and other garden goodies!
Limit 80, Visitor Center
Kitchen Gardening: A Bountiful Edible Landscape
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Rhonda Fleming Hayes, Author, Photographer, Gardener, Magazine Contributor
Kick your vegetable garden aesthetic up a notch! In this class, you will:
Limit 24, Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center - McVay Learning Lab
- Learn about the history of "Potager-style" kitchen gardens from French Medieval times, and their resurgence into modern garden trends
- Hear about the basic design of a potager, including symmetrical geometrical beds with the vegetables planted in patterns or groups rather than in rows, often with flowers, fruit and herbs intermingled
- See how you can incorporate some or all of these ideas into your landscape that are useful for you
- Learn Rhonda's tips for growing successful and bountiful kitchen gardens
||$41 member/$56 non-member
|includes Arboretum admission
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