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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Planter Switch: Turn a Fall Container Garden into Christmas

Turn fabulous fall planters into chic Christmas ones by switching out a few plants and replacing them with holiday stunners. It’s quick and easy. No registration needed. Simply show up ready to learn...

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



Sunday, November 23, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tropical Nursery Tour

Go behind the scenes with Dylan Hannon, curator of tropical collections, for a botanical nursery tour. To order tickets, call the number herein indicated. Meet at the entrance to The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science. *For non-Members, Huntington admission is an additional required cost..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $5.00



Monday, November 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Community Event at Muir Ranch

Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Community Event at Muir Ranch. Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses will come together this holiday season to help with the expansion of a natural pollinator garden at Muir Ranch and distribution of fresh produce and Thanksgiving-themed food boxes t..

Sponsored by: Event Location: Muir Ranch
Cost: Free



Sunday, November 30, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Wreath Make N’ Take

Bring the welcoming, authentic spirit of stylish Old California to the front door with a glorious Santa Barbara style wreath. Demonstration is free. For those who would like to participate hands-on during the class and take home their own wreath, registration is required online or in store with a $30 fee paya..

Sponsored by: Event Location: Armstrong Garden Centers
Cost: Free, $30.00/Take home wreath



Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday Botanical Art & Illustration with Cristina Baltayian

These classes will be exploring color pencil, graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on various papers, vellum and other surfaces. The emphasis will be on plant observation, drawing, composition, color theory and matching, and medium techniques. In addition, an exciting project has begun, in which, in conjunct..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Arboretum
Cost: $275.00 - $295.00



Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Workshop: Plant Information with Frank McDonough

Stay on top of the world of botany & horticulture when Arboretum botanist Frank McDonough covers various landscaping and gardening topics plus the latest news in gardening and plant science. Frank will also reveal some of the more important or unusual or entertaining questions that he and the volunteers have..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Arboretum
Cost: Call for ticket cost



Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m.

Wreath Make N’ Take

Bring the welcoming, authentic spirit of stylish Old California to one's front door with a glorious Santa Barbara style wreath. Demonstration is free. For those who would like to participate hands-on during the class and take home their own wreath, registration is required online or in store with the fee paya..

Sponsored by: Event Location: Armstrong Garden Centers
Cost: $30.00



Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Holiday Garden Party

Celebrate a shared interest in gardening with a holiday garden party. In the spirit of sharing and swapping, bring a potluck dish, extra seedlings or plants, produce, flowers, seeds or un-needed gardening tools. Most importantly, bring your gardening stories to share with other gardeners...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Hill Avenue Branch
Cost: Free



Monday, December 08, 2014
Time: 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Japanese Teahouse Tour

Take a peek inside the Japanese Garden’s ceremonial teahouse and learn the traditions behind its use. Informal tours are offered at hourly intervals on the second Monday of every month...

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: Free with admission



Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.

Garden Talk & Sale: Infrared Photography – A New Realm in Seeing

Infrared light is invisible to the eye, but when revealed through the use of a specially equipped camera, the resulting images can be spectacular. Photographer Keith Skelton discusses the technique and shares some of his own photographs taken in the gardens. A plant sale follows the program...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Ahmanson Room, Brody Botanical Center
Cost: Free



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