To ensure you come to class prepared, please review the information for each class closely. All classes are held outdoors. Specific class location will be announced closer to the start date.

After a short hiatus during the pandemic, we are bringing classes back to the Garden! Whether it’s about gardening, health and wellness, or sustainability, we are always looking to bring new and engaging classes to the Garden. Here’s a list of our upcoming classes.

December Classes

Spilling the Tea: Tea leaf blending

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. December 4 

As we head into the colder months, you may be looking for a hot beverage to warm up with. Join one of our educators in this delightful class where you can make various blends of tea – noting each unique flavor and plant. This is a fun and light class that shares the love of tea and gardens. This class includes 2 personal blends. Price: $40 person for Members, $50 person for non-members

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California Winter Wreath and Hot Cider Workshop

2 – 4 p.m. December 3 (SOLD OUT)
2 – 4 p.m. December 7 (SOLD OUT)
2 – 4 p.m. December 11 (SOLD OUT)
2 – 4 p.m. December 13
2 – 4 p.m. December 15 

Join us for our California Winter Wreath and Hot Cider Workshop! Get into the festive cheer with a cup of hot cider and by creating your own holiday wreath using California native plants! Native plants are pivotal to California’s ecology and what better way to showcase the extensive beauty that covers our homes and local wildlands than as cheerful holiday decor? We will walk you through the steps of wreath-making and share the importance and history of these gorgeous native plants that are used in the process. Each ticket comes with all the hardware and tools needed to create your wreath, as well as access to an array of plant material. Feel free to also bring any clippings or your own equipment if so inclined to help make your wreath uniquely yours! Bring some native plant cheer and festivities to your home this winter. If you would like to add some live native plants to your collection, be sure to stop by the Holiday Boutique on your way out. (Includes 1 wreath) Price: $59 for Members, $69 for non-members

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Light My Fire: Aromatherapy Meets Candle Making Workshop – Holiday Scents!

2 – 4 p.m. December 10

There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with your sense of smell! Join one of our Learning and Engagement Coordinators in a health and wellness class that will leave you with the perfect holiday gift in hand. Explore the power of aromatherapy through an interactive candle-making workshop in which you’ll learn the basics behind aromatherapy and essential oils, why plants have evolved to produce essential oils over time, and how to make soy wax candles infused with holiday scents. All materials will be provided to create your own scented candle to take home, along with an aromatherapy guide. Price: $35/person for Members, $40/person for non-members 

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Class Refund Policy

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. All classes take place outside, in the Garden. If inclement weather or a safety concern is expected, guests will be notified at least 24 hours prior to the start of the class via email. In the event of class cancelation, class ticket(s) will be refunded.