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Wed, 3/11 3:30pm

Wednesdays, March, 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8

Included with paid Garden admission

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California has been providing this program for the public since 2010 dedicated to various tried and true conservation strategies.

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California will show students 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.


 

Thu, 3/12 9:30am

The Gardeneers meet the second Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of June, July, August, and December.

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


 

Fri, 3/13 10:00am

Fridays, March 6, 13, 20, 27

Series: $100 members / $115 non-members     

Materials Fee: $25 (payable to instructor, one-time fee)

Julie James: Owner and Director of Green Wisdom Herbal Studies, UCCE Master Gardener and Certified Herbalist

Learn about the benefits of using herbs and natural products on your skin and hair. This workshop will include information on how to use these ingredients to make your own herbal skin care and beauty products while offering an introduction to botanical beauty. This four-part course will offer a tutorial on how to choose ingredients for skin types, skin first aid and desired effects. Students will dive into processes for making a range of beauty products, including creams, facial masks, sprays, toners, scrubs and bath salts, creating a relaxing spa experience with our homemade products.


 

Fri, 3/13 10:00am

Fridays, March 6, 13, 20, 27

Series: $100 members / $115 non-members     

Materials Fee: $25 (payable to instructor, one-time fee)

Julie James: Owner and Director of Green Wisdom Herbal Studies, UCCE Master Gardener and Certified Herbalist

Learn about the benefits of using herbs and natural products on your skin and hair. This workshop will include information on how to use these ingredients to make your own herbal skin care and beauty products while offering an introduction to botanical beauty. This four-part course will offer a tutorial on how to choose ingredients for skin types, skin first aid and desired effects. Students will dive into processes for making a range of beauty products, including creams, facial masks, sprays, toners, scrubs and bath salts, creating a relaxing spa experience with our homemade products.


 

Sat, 3/14 10:00am

The South Bay California Rare Fruit Growers meet the Second Saturday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden.

For additional information contact John Baskett at (310) 707-3903


 

Sat, 3/14 10:00am

The South Bay California Rare Fruit Growers meet the Second Saturday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden.

For additional information contact John Baskett at (310) 707-3903


 

Sat, 3/14 12:00pm

 

Included with paid Garden admission

Meet Founder and Owner of Pure Waves & Designs to learn more about her headbands. They are cute works of art and make great gifts for young girls and adults alike. 


 

Sun, 3/15 10:30am

Sundays, March 8, April 19, May 17

Series: $15 members / $20 non-members        

Drop-in: $8 members / $10 non-members

Materials Fee: $5 (payable to instructor, one-time fee)

Beth Crosse: Ocean-friendly Garden Chair of South Bay Chapter and Green Gardens Group (G3) Certified Trainer, Maintenance Director for Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden.

 Instructor Beth Crosse will teach students how to achieve an Ocean-friendly Garden through giving your garden CPR: Conservation, Permeability and Retention and bring it back to life! This program includes watershed basics, hands-on workshops, the 5-step process, 3 Instant Gratifications and countless resources.

*A portion of fees will benefit Surfrider Foundation – South Bay Chapter


 

Sun, 3/15 10:30am

Included with paid Garden admission

Barbara Rush: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM – Portland, Oregon) N.D. Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OCOM – Portland, Oregon).

Dr. Barbara Rush will help you take charge of your health through this introduction to naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic medicine is the only truly comprehensive form of medicine available and combines allopathic and natural medicine to treat the root causes of health issues. Advanced registration encouraged but not required.


 

Sun, 3/15 1:00pm

Cost: $75 members / $85 non-members                       

This class is limited to 15 students maximum on a first come, first serve basis. Registration is required 48 hours in advance of class start date.

Kit Wertz and Casey Schwartz: Custom Wedding/Event Florists and Floral Design Instructors, Kit and Casey are a sister team. They own and operate Flower Duet with over 20 years of professional experience.

Learn how to design flowers using lovely, springtime Ranunculus blooms in floral foam. Students will learn how to choose the best flowers for arranging, how to condition them so the arrangement lasts a long time and combine them with complementary green foliage. Flower Duet will show students how to properly use floral foam so the arrangement stays looking natural and organic. All supplies included. Students take home their designs. 


 

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