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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Field Trip: A Super Somis Nursery Excursion, Greenwood and a New Succulent Operation

Tour and shop at two Ventura County nursery gems. First, the group stops at John Shoustra’s recently expanded Greenwood Nursery, with its new greenhouse dedicated to pelargoniums and clivias; new daylily varieties and hundreds of other plants being evaluated for future introduction; certified organic avocad..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Arboretum
Cost: $20.00



Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Botanical Watercolors: Carnivorous Plants

Explore the unusual world of sarracenias, nepenthes, sundews, and other carnivorous plants while honing your botanical illustration skills in this class taught by botanical artist Lisa Pompelli. Prior drawing experience recommended. This course runs for three (3) Saturdays until Nov. 15. Click Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $245.00/Members, $275.00/Non-members



Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Glorious Flowers from Seeds and Bulbs

Growing garden and bouquet flowers from seeds and bulbs couldn’t be easier. Armstrong Garden Centers instructions will teach participants the simple basics and secrets to success for seasons of blooms. No registration needed. Simply show up ready to learn...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Armstrong Garden Centers
Cost: Free



Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

No Plants! Hardscape Materials and Techniques with Andreas Hessing

How do you build the bones of a garden? This class surveys standard and alternative building techniques and materials for walls, walks, fences and seats and illustrates innovative examples of hardscape. Andreas is an artist, landscape designer and licensed contractor (www.scrubjaystudios.com). For more than 2..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Arboretum
Cost: $20.00



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Ecosystem-Based Gardening Series: Propagating California Native and Drought-Tolerant Plants

Learn vegetative propagation skills with Madena Asbell and Tim Becker of the Theodore Payne Foundation. The workshop for advanced gardeners, held in The Huntington's Ranch Garden, focuses on how to start various native and water-wise plants from cuttings. Register Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $45.00



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Into the Garden: Native Plant Sale 2014

The San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) will host its annual native plant sale. A good variety of reasonably priced California native plants and wildflower seeds appropriate for gardens in the Los Angeles basin will be available, including plants for attracting birds an..

Sponsored by: Event Location: Eaton Canyon Nature Center
Cost: Various



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Japanese Garden Festival: Ikebana Display

Ikebana, the art of flower arranging, is one of the most actively practiced of Japan’s traditional arts. The Sogetsu School of Ikebana promotes a contemporary and international understanding of this art form...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Descanso Gardens
Cost: Free with admission



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Fall Flowers with Succulents

Combine autumn-hued cymbidiums and other premium flowers with long-lasting succulents, accented with touches of gold, in a floral design workshop presented by Flower Duet. Register online or call the number herein indicated...

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $85.00 - $100.00



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Japanese Garden Tour

Dr. Kendall Brown, professor of Asian art history and author of \"Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America,\" leads an in-depth tour of the Japanese Garden...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Descanso Gardens
Cost: Free with admission



Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Children’s Flower Arranging: Simple Succulents

Create a fun tabletop arrangement made with succulent plants and fresh flowers in a workshop with the designing duo from Flower Duet. Ages 7–12. Fee includes one accompanying adult. Register online or call the number herein indicate..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $25.00 - $35.00



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