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January 2017
January 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall/Garden Grounds Rick Wheeler of Island Mountain Tree Company will take guests through the 31st Annual Care of Fruit Trees demonstration, including trimming, fertilizing and insect and disease control. The lecture portion will take place in our Frances Young Hall, while the hands-on demonstrations will be conducted in the orchard with a raffle for fruit trees, tools and organic products. No registration required.

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February 2017
February 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: Included with Garden admission Speaker: Lili Singer, Theodore Payne Foundation A healthy garden includes a miniature menagerie of tiny insects and other creatures that keep pest populations in check. This richly illustrated lecture highlights helpful bugs you are likely to find in home landscapes, with tips on how to attract and conserve them. Lili will host a question and answer period after her lecture. No registration required. About the Speaker: Lili Singer is the Director of Special Projects and…

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March 2017
March 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Class: 10:30am Sales: 11:00am – 4:00pm Show: 11:30am – 4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Leonard Re will give the culture session at 10:30 am with a presentation and demonstration on 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. At 11:00 am the sales area will open with many beautiful African Violets for sale. At…

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March 24, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until April 21, 2017

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Fridays, Mar. 24, 31, Apr. 14, 21 9:30am – 11:00am Cost: $35 members / $50 non-members Drop-in: $12 members / $15 non-members The ‘rules’ of gardening are changing fast, forcing many gardeners back to the basics. It is the perfect time to start your gardening journey or to brush up on the gardening breakthroughs in recent years. Certified UC Master Gardener, Liza Go, will take beginners and seasoned gardeners alike through a comprehensive four-part series to give you the greenest…

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April 2017
April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Classroom B, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274

Cost: $10 members / $20 non-members Location: Classroom B/Garden Grounds As a former landfill, the Garden is a wonderful example of the importance of reducing waste in our daily lives. While eliminating waste may not be very easy for many of us, using food waste is a sustainable way to help our plants thrive and is easy enough for anyone. Join UC Master Gardener, Liza Go, for an introductory look at composting and the impact it can make on your…

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May 2017
May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $10 members / $20 non-members Location: Classroom B/Garden Grounds California’s drought is not going anywhere, anytime soon. After a season of a few great showers of rain, we often forget about the need to conserve one of our most precious commodities in southern California. Learn the best tips and tricks to harvest rain and conserve water from UC Master Gardener, Liza Go. Students will tour the Garden and take an in-depth look at inventive methods employed here at the…

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June 2017
June 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Materials Fee: $9 members / $12 non-members Learn the basics of planting and caring for your succulents while crafting your very own masterpiece in this workshop on the Gift Shop Patio. Materials fee includes a pot, soil, succulent cuttings and top dressing. No reservations required. Payment will be accepted at the Gift Shop.

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July 2017
July 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $25 members / $30 non-members Join us on the Cornish Courtyard for a hands-on miniature garden workshop. Materials fee includes planting container, soil, small plants, top dressing and one decorative piece. No reservations required. Payment will be accepted at the Gift Shop.

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August 2017
August 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $10 Members / $15 non-members Join us at this hands-on workshop on the Garden Patio and learn to make your own drift wood decoration. No reservations required. Payment will be accepted at the Gift Shop.

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September 2017
September 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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October 2017
October 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 8, 2017

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission   The Propagation Volunteers have been cultivating their crops all year long to fill the Cornish Courtyard with hearty and beautiful plants for you to take home. Stop by and pick up your fall plantings and help to support the Garden.

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$65.00 – $72.00

Grow! Edible Gardening

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturdays, October 14, 21, November 4, 11 9am – noon $65 Members / $72 Non-members Abandon that produce delivery service and try your hand at growing your own fresh, organic produce at home! Master Gardener Liza Go will teach you how to create an edible garden. You’ll learn to locate your home’s best location for a garden, how to create good soil out of your current plot, the whats, the whens and the hows to grow, the ins and outs…

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November 2017
November 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Speaker for the meeting this month is Ernesto Sandoval – “Propagation of Cacti and Succulents”. Ernesto describes soil mixes, watering, fertilization and how to grow our favorite plants from seed.  Ernesto is a very energetic and entertaining speaker.  Be sure not to miss this informative presentation.   From a very early age, Ernesto Sandoval has been wondering and seeking answers to why plants grow and look the way they do.  Now he explains and interprets the world of plants to people of…

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November 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$35 Members / $45 Non-members Drop in and join us in the Gift Shop to make your own terrarium. We will offer the glass container, soil, plants, a decorative piece, and top rock. RSVP required. Please call the Gift Shop to RSVP – 310-544-1948

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December 2017
December 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturday, December 16 This event is SOLD OUT!  Please call the Gift Shop at 310-544-1948 to be put on the waiting list.   Noon – 1:30pm $25 Members / $35 Non-Members Trim your tree with a living ornament at this succulent workshop. The Gift Shop will provide all materials for this fun project, while you enjoy the brisk winter air in the Cornish Courtyard. This project is perfect for holiday gifting! Registration preferred.

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January 2018
January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission The South Coast Rose Society will feature pruning demonstrations of hybrid tea, floribundas, climbing, miniature and old garden roses followed by a hands-on workshop. Demonstrators will cover proper pruning tools and preparing the rose garden for a spring bloom. Rose cocktail, clippers and gloves will be available.

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January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission South Coast Fuchsia Society members Jackie Coppin, Marsha Hopwood and David Morse will discuss fuchsia care and culture. They will demonstrate propagation from cuttings, training fuchsias to forms including baskets, trees and trellises and pruning techniques to improve appearance and maximize blossoms.

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January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden Admission Join certified arborist Rick Wheeler for a talk and demonstration on properly pruning fruit trees. Guests will have plenty of opportunity for questions and answers prior to visiting the Garden’s rare fruit orchard. Please note that this demonstration is cancelled until further notice.

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March 2018
March 24 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Members-only Preview Sales: 7 – 9 am General Public: 9 am – 4 pm Free with membership or Garden Admission. Sponsored by Propagation Workshop, Back 40 and South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, this annual Plant Sale is an important fundraiser for the Garden and a popular community event. Stop by early to see the best selection. Participating vendors include: MB Landscaping and Nursery, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Ricardo’s Nursery, Palos Verdes Begonia Society and South Coast Rose Society. Donated…

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April 2018
April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$25 Members/$30 non-Members. Nothing beats homegrown veggies in flavor and freshness, plus the peace of mind that comes from knowing where and how our food is grown! This hands-on workshop with Master Gardener, Liza Go is designed with the beginner home gardener in mind. It focuses on the basics of raised bed and container gardening including: soil and growing media, season appropriate vegetables and herbs, seeds and starts, maintenance – watering, fertilizers, pest management, harvesting. So get your hands dirty, and…

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