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  • South Coast Bonsai Association Show & Sale

    Location: 
    hall

    Saturday, May 21, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Sunday, May 22, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Show & Sale is included with paid garden admission

     

    Bonsai is the ancient art of dwarfing trees or plants by growing, pruning and training according to prescribed techniques.  Bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) represents a fusion of strong ancient beliefs with the philosophies of harmony between man, the soul, and nature.  Come see these truly breathtaking examples of bonsai.

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  • Master Gardeners offer Training Programs in Sustainable Landscaping

    Location: 
    classrooma

    ** NEW

    $5 donation to Foundation

    Instructor:  Elizabeth Sala – Master Gardener

    Have you wondered what to do in your backyard and garden to maintain/improve the quality of our water, to lower the carbon-footprint of your household and to improve the health of planet Earth? You can learn some easy and practical ways to make your landscape sustainable from Master Gardener Experts who are trained to help you create a healthier garden and yard.

    The University of California’s goal, through the Master Gardener Volunteers, is to encourage backyard gardeners to move toward improving urban water quality and conservation, using safe pest management practices, improving fertilizer efficiency, increasing recycling and composting, reducing energy and encouraging wildlife in urban areas.

    Minimum of 5 registrants one week prior to class needed to start class.  Pre-registration recommended. 

     

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  • Square Foot Gardening

    Location: 
    classroomb

    Square Foot Gardening

    $35 members/$40 non-members
    Instructor:  Jennifer Van der Fluit, Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor

     Learn to maximize your gardening space by planting in above-ground grids.  This condensed, natural, organic method of gardening will have you reaping the bounty of your garden.  Perfect for raised-bed gardening.  Method can be applied to veggie gardening as well as annuals and perennials

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  • Successful Gardens

    Location: 
    classroomb

    July 12, 19, 26, August 2 (4 classes)  
    $30 members/$35 non-members

    Instructor: Sharon Ratterree

     

    Create your own successful garden as you learn about soil, climate, plant selection and basic elements of design.  Sustain your yard as a natural habitat.  Study moon gardens, butterfly gardens, and more. $5 material fee payable to instructor for handouts.   

     

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  • Ornamental Tree & Shrub Care

    Location: 
    hall

    Speaker:  Rick Wheeler, Certified Arborist, owner Island Mountain Tree Service

    Learn proper care for your ornamental trees and shrubs.  Instruction will include correct pruning methods, mulching and watering.  Rick will also discuss insect and disease control.  Finish with a pruning demonstration.  Raffle.  Lecture included with paid garden admission. 

     

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  • Successful Gardens

    Location: 
    classroomb

    September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1

    $50 members/$55 non-members

    Instructor: Sharon Ratterree, M. Ed.

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  • Square Foot Gardening

    Location: 
    classroomb

    $35 members/$40 non-members

    Instructor: Jennifer Van der Fluit, Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor

    Learn to maximize your garden space by planting in above-ground grids. This condensed, natural, organic method of gardening will have you reaping the bounty of your garden. Perfect for raised-bed gardening. Method can be applied to veggie gardening as well as annuals and perennials.

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  • Landscape Study Design Program

    Location: 
    classroomb

    For enrollment information and fees please contact Kathy Snider (310) 832-6686 or Alexis Slafer (323) 292-6657.

    Become an accredited NGC Landscape Design Consultant. Hosted by Costa Verde District Garden Club. This is the fourth in a series of four sessions. Class participants will receive a Landscape Design Certificate at the conclusion of the series and after taking tests.

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  • The Incredible Edible- The Art of Edible Landscaping

    Location: 
    classroomb

    $20 members/$25 non-members- plus $5 material fee Instructor: Geri Miller, Certified Master Gardener and Horticulturist

    "The Incredible Edible" - The Art of Edible Landscaping

    A presentation on the emerging aspect of gardening known as edible landscaping and it's design elements. You will receive an overview of the secrets to raising edibles within an edible landscape and touch on topics such as

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  • The Diggers

    Location: 
    classroomb

    Garden Club Meeting.  Guests Welcome

    Contact:  Peggie Wormington (310) 548-4344
    or Ruth Wilhelm (310) 544-2839
    for additional information. 

     

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