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Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 2:30 p.m.

Garden Talk & Sale – Yvonne Savio on the Master Gardeners

Since 1994, Yvonne Savio has trained more than a thousand Master Gardeners dedicated to helping local residents garden more sustainably. Savio will discuss this horticultural outreach program and the rewards of being a volunteer. A plant sale follows the talk. No reservations required...

Sponsored by: Event Location: Huntington Library - Brody Botanical Center
Cost: Free



Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Top 20 Waterwise Plants

Armstrong plant experts will show and tell about the best low-water plants for your neighborhood and give you their top suggestions...

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



Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.

California Gardener Series – Zoning Out and Zoning In: Knowing the Local Landscape

A new lecture series makes its debut this month, exploring sustainable and water-wise gardening practices for Southern California. James Folsom, the Telleen/Jorgensen Director of the Botanical Gardens, kicks off the series with a discussion of how local soils, ecosystems, and climate factors such as drought s..

Sponsored by: Event Location: Huntington Library - Brody Botanical Center
Cost: Free with admission



Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Growing Citrus in the Home Garden

Harvest bounteous crops of juicy citrus fruit when you follow the advice of Armstrong experts...

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



Monday, July 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Botanical Illustration Workshop – Nepenthes: Wonder Plant of the Southeast Asian Rainforest

Botanical artist Mieko Ishikawa leads a watercolor workshop in painting the carnivorous Nepenthes plant, native to the rainforests of Southeast Asia. The session, suitable for intermediate and advanced artists, is available with or without symposium registration. To register online go to http://asba-art.org/w..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington Brody Botanical Center
Cost: $375.00



Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Botanical Art Symposium Lecture – Do You See Plants? Using Art and Technology to Teach Science

Jodie Holt, professor of plant physiology at the University of California, Riverside, shares her experience as a botanical consultant for James Cameron’s science fiction film, “Avatar.” This program is the opening keynote lecture for the Weird, Wild & Wonderful botanical art symposium. Advance tickets a..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington Library
Cost: $25.00



Friday, July 24, 2015
Time: 12:30 p.m.

Botanical Art Symposium Lecture – Painting the Wonder Plants of Borneo

Botanical artist Mieko Ishikawa discusses the mysterious plants of the tropical forests of Borneo, including Rafflesia, the largest flower on earth. Advance tickets are required. To purchase tickets online go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1620870..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington Library
Cost: $10.00



Friday, July 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Botanical Art Symposium Lecture – The Art of Orchids

Phillip Cribb, curator of the Orchid Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, explores orchids as artistic muse. Advance tickets are required. To purchase tickets online go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1620875..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington Library
Cost: $25.00



Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Planting a Waterwise Container Garden

Armstrong will show you all you need to know for healthy success with container gardening—all with low-water plants...

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



Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Ranch Open House

Self-tour The Huntington's urban agriculture site and take home some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. (Cancelled in the event of rain)...

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



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