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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Field Trip: Three Altadena Gardens by Susanna Dadd of Real Gardens

The Arboretum\'s autumn excursion for gardeners and plant lovers includes three naturalistic, colorful, resource-conserving, wildlife-attracting Altadena gardens: the designer’s own unique foothills landscape; a small, bird-focused garden of mediterranean-climate flora; and a rambunctious, half-native, drou..

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



Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall Plant Sale

Fall is prime time for planting California natives. You'll find a wide selection of them at our annual fall sale —including salvias, ceanothus, irises, and other dry-climate favorites—along with choice varieties of herbs, bulbs, trees, shrubs, cacti and succulents, and lots more. Plant Sale Nursery...

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



Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Zen in the Art of Ikebana

Learn the nageire, or "thrown in," style of Ikebana flower arranging that emphasizes simplicity, naturalness, and spontaneity. In this hands-on workshop, students will create an autumn arrangement in a bamboo vase. Register online or..

Sponsored by: Event Location: The Huntington
Cost: $50.00



Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall Plant Sale

Fall is prime time for planting California natives. You'll find a wide selection of them at our annual fall sale —including salvias, ceanothus, irises, and other dry-climate favorites—along with choice varieties of herbs, bulbs, trees, shrubs, cacti and succulents, and lots more. Plant Sale Nursery...

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



Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall Plant Sale

Fall is prime time for planting California natives. You'll find a wide selection of them at our annual fall sale —including salvias, ceanothus, irises, and other dry-climate favorites—along with choice varieties of herbs, bulbs, trees, shrubs, cacti and succulents, and lots more. Plant Sale Nursery...

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



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



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. - 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



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