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Tue, 4/14 7:00pm

The South Coast Epiphyllum Society meets the second Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January.

For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823


 

Wed, 4/15 8:00am

Sundays and Wednesdays

No fees associated with this class

Martin Byhower and Stephanie Bryan: 40+ years of combined birding experience in conducting and documenting sightings.

Are you interested in birds? Join Stephanie Bryan and Martin Byhower of the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society as they tour the Garden in search of birds. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds. No experience is required, but binoculars are recommended. The group meets in the Courtyard and then heads out into the Garden. Please arrive punctually should you wish to join the group. Binoculars recommended. Binoculars can be purchased at Wild Birds Unlimited in Torrance.


 

Thu, 4/16 7:00pm

The South Coast Rose Society meets the third Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July, August, and December.

For additional information contact Gloria Leinbach at (310) 867-0967


 

Fri, 4/17 7:00pm

The South Bay Orchid Society meets the third Friday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of February, June, and September.

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


 

Sun, 4/19 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


 

Tue, 4/21 7:30pm

The South Coast Dahlia Society meets the third Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January and August.

For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823.


 

Thu, 4/23 7:15pm

The South Bay Geranium Society meets the fourth Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of May, August, November, and December.

For additional information contact Donna Leslie-Dennis at (562) 428-0611


 

Sat, 4/25 10:00am

 

Cost: $25 members / $35 non-members           

Materials Fee: $5 (payable to instructor) 

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

 Herbs and medicinal foods are traditional medicines that form the basis of our own traditional healthcare system. Herbs are still used throughout the world as a primary source of healthcare in many countries. In this fun, aromatic and flavorful class, students will learn about traditional herbs for healing, nourishment, health maintenance and first aid.

Students will have the opportunity to try different forms of herbal medicines and medicinal foods. Students will also take home a number of different handmade products including teas, tinctures and salves with recipes to make your own herbal medicines at home and a solid introduction to herbs/foods for healing.


 

Sun, 4/26 10:00am

The South Coast Bosai Association meets the fourth Sunday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of December.

For additional information contact Ken Ueda at (310) 987-6345.


 

Mon, 5/4 9:30am

The South Coast Floral Arrangers meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August.

For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 or Judy Unrine at (310) 378-0227

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