October 4, 11, 18, (Skip 25), November 1, (Skip 8), 15, 22
$65 members / $75 non-members
$15 materials fee
Instructor: Judith Gerber, Certified UC Master Gardener, Torrance Memorial Program Coordinator for Community Food Gardening.
Instructors: Kit Wertz & Casey Schwartz of Flower Duet
$75 members / $85 non-members
Learn how to combine succulent rosettes with the blooms of complementary fall flowers in this hands-on floral design workshop. Flower Duet will show which types of succulents work well in floral designs, which ones last well without any water supply and how to replant them after the design has faded. All supplies included. Students take home their designs.
Shop: Cornish Courtyard
Learn: Classroom B
Included with paid Garden admission
Speaker: Laurel Woodley
Learn about how Tillandsia are able to grow in trees without any soil and how you might incorporate them into your landscape. Examples of other epiphytes will be mentioned including staghorn ferns, orchids and other kinds of bromeliads. What you need to know about how to grow these specialty plants will be addressed and there will be ample opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.
Lecture included with paid Garden admission
Expert grower, Leonardo Re, will lecture about the care and culture of the African Violet. Learn how to put down a leaf, repot a mature plant, rejuvenate a plant with a long neck, and remove a sucker. Plants will be available to purchase.
Instructor: Julie James, Certified Herbalist, Master Gardener
Thyme is an extraordinarily valuable herb for treatment of respiratory problems, infection, oral health, and chronic spasm.