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Wed, 8/13 5:30pm

Wednesdays
Dates: June 11, 25, July 23, August 13
Location: Classroom A
Cost: $45 members / $55 non-members – Prices per Workshop
$15 materials fee (payable to instructor)
Instructor: Jenifer Lynn of Jen's Jewels

Jen has been in the jewelry making business for the last 11 years, and has been a silversmith for the last 8 years. She has made thousands of pieces of jewelry for Sundance Catalog and has wire-wrapped over a million gem stones. Jen currently sells in the Gift Shop here at the South Coast Botanic Garden along with several other boutiques and Crafted Port of LA.

Learn how to wire wrap gemstones with Jen of Jen's Jewels. Jen will give you step by step instructions on how to wire wrap briolettes and center drilled stones to create a multi gemstone necklace! You get to choose from many color and stone options to make your necklace more personalized. You will learn 2 wire wrapping techniques that will allow you to either find the hobby you have been looking for, or help you expand your jewelry making skills.
Registration for this class is required 48-hours in advance of class start date. Please contact Guest Services to reserve the class.


 

Fri, 8/15 7:00pm

The South Bay Orchid Society meets the thrid Friday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden.

For additional information call Marla Corey at (310) 833-1918


 

Wed, 8/20 9:00am

Volunteer group that meets every Wednesday and makes crafts for our Gift Shop.

To join please contact Vicky at (310) 544-1508 or vhuynh@parks.lacounty.gov


 

Wed, 8/20 3:00pm

Wednesdays

Location: Classroom B
Cost: Class is FREE with paid Garden admission
Instructor: Water Replenishment District of Southern California

June 11. 2014 - Facebook Event: Eco Gardening Concepts

This class will show participants the importance of implementing a design program when installing or renovating their garden. The class focuses on design concepts and ideas for creating a water efficient garden, including selection of plants and materials.

June 25, 2014 - Facebook Event: Edible Gardening for Beginners

This class is designed to teach homeowners the importance of a sustainable living. Participants learn about seasonal crops and nutrition. Promote a healthy living while beautifying the garden.  

July 9, 2014 - Facebook Event: Garden Design Features

This class will teach participants how to conduct a thorough site analysis, develop accurate plot plans, and effectively use overlays and construction details. These topics are essential when designing a
green and healthy garden.

July 23, 2014 - Facebook Event: Drought Tolerant Plants

This class is designed to teach homeowners the importance of using less water and drought tolerant plant materials in their gardens. Homeowners will become familiar with various trees, shrubs, and groundcovers that are readily available and well suited for water efficient gardens.

August 6, 2014 - Facebook Event: Drip & Sprinkler Care

This class is designed to introduce residents to new technology that allows for more accurate control of irrigation schedules. With the advent of Smart Controllers, residents have the ability to follow weather patterns that affect their gardens and landscapes. Different products are shown including ways to retrofit including drip system.

August 20, 2014 - Facebook Event: Eco Garden Care

It will provide the participants with an understanding of plant care and maintenance that they can use in their garden to make it more water efficient. Over 50 plants are id from California Natives to Drought Tolerant Plants. Eco friendly fertilizing is emphasized.


 

Sun, 8/24 10:00am

The South Coast Bonsai Association meets the 4th Sunday of each month, with the exception of December.

For additional information contact society president Jack Upston at (310) 346-1915


 

Wed, 8/27 9:00am

Volunteer group that meets every Wednesday and makes crafts for our Gift Shop.

To join please contact Vicky at (310) 544-1508 or vhuynh@parks.lacounty.gov


 

Wed, 9/3 9:00am

Volunteer group that meets every Wednesday and makes crafts for our Gift Shop.

To join please contact Vicky at (310) 544-1508 or vhuynh@parks.lacounty.gov


 

Sun, 9/7 8:00am

1st Sunday of the month

Are you interested in birds? Please join the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society as we tour the garden in search of the birds of the garden. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds.

No experience is required, but binoculars are recommended. Walks
start at 8:00 and finish around 11:00.

The group meets in the Courtyard and then heads out into the Garden.


 

Mon, 9/8 9:30am

The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets the second Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden.

For additional information contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255


 

Mon, 9/8 9:30am

Las Gabrielinas meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August.

For additional information contact Gudrun Kimmel at (310) 530-2382


 

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