Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Gardening

Events List Navigation

January 2016
January 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Rick Wheeler will take guests through the 30th Annual Care of Fruit Trees demonstration, including trimming, fertilizing and insect and disease control. This hands-on demonstration will be conducted in the orchard with a raffle for fruit trees, tools and organic products. No registration required.

Find out more »
February 2016
February 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2, Jun. 6, Jul. 11, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, December 5 The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meet the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and September.  For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 508-3801. No registration required for this meeting.  Meetings are open to the public. 

Find out more »
February 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cornish Courtyard, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Location: Cornish Courtyard and Classroom B    Speaker: Jorge Ochoa, Long Beach City College, Professor of Horticulture Passion fruit: the name evokes an exotic tropical paradise, an aphrodisiac or a wonderful flavoring for many juice mixes and pastries. Nature provided over sixty different species of edible passion fruit, but most people are only aware of just one (Passiflora edulis). Join Jorge Ochoa as we take a trek through the jungles of Central and South America to learn…

Find out more »
March 2016
March 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: $25 members/$35 nonmembers Location: Upper Meadow In this exclusive behind-the-scenes look into event styling, students will be hands-on to set up a spring-themed floral display with accompanying decor on the Upper Meadow. Students will learn about techniques for making floral garlands and keeping them fresh as well as how to attach to existing structures with ease. Students will also receive tips and tricks on current spring color and event decorating trends.  Flower Duet provides all the materials for each…

Find out more »
August 2016
August 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cornish Courtyard, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Location: Cornish Courtyard Speaker: Jim Gardener In our final installment of the Continental Series, we will explore our own North American backyards, focusing on our unique California and Mexico landscapes featuring perfectly adapted plants, such as echeverias. We will discuss propagation of and basic care. California native plants, echevarias, and other southern California- adapted plants will be available for an informed purchase after the lecture. No registration required.

Find out more »
September 2016
$12.00 – $80.00

NEW! GROW SERIES

September 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 4, 2016

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

Fridays, Sep. 9, (skip 16), 23, (skip 30), Oct. 7, 14, 21, (skip 28), Nov. 4 2:00pm – 4:00pm Cost: $65 members / $80 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 for experienced gardeners to brush up on the science that makes a garden a beautiful oasis. Certified UC Master Gardeners will take beginners and…

Find out more »
September 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cornish Courtyard, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Location: Cornish Courtyard Stop by anytime between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm for a personal shopping experience from our Propagation volunteers in the Courtyard. We will make shopping for the perfect plants simple and fun for you. Proceeds from all plant sales directly support the Garden. No registration required.

Find out more »
September 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

The California Native Plant Society meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and October. Onsite Location: Classroom B For additional information contact David Berman at (310) 833-4377

Find out more »
September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturday, Sunday, Sept.17, 18 Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall No registration required   Showroom opens at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 17th and at 9:00am on Sunday, September 18th. Sales area opens at 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday Experienced Orchid vendors and growers will be on hand to sell as well as showcase their outstanding plants with artistic exhibits and displays. Thousands of blooming orchids and supplies will be available for sale. ‘Orchids-R-Easy’ demos/classes will be held…

Find out more »
September 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturday, Sunday, Sept.17, 18 Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall No registration required Showroom opens at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 17th and at 9:00am on Sunday, September 18th. Sales area opens at 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday   Experienced Orchid vendor and growers will be on hand to sell as well as showcase their outstanding plants with artistic exhibits and displays. Thousands of blooming orchids and supplies will be available for sale. ‘Orchids-R-Easy’ demos/classes will be held…

Find out more »
October 2016
October 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2, Jun. 6, Jul. 11, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, December 5 The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meet the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and September.  For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 508-3801. No registration required for this meeting.  Meetings are open to the public. 

Find out more »
October 8, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 9, 2016

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

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9 9:00am – 2:00pm Included with Garden admission Location: Cornish Courtyard Stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm for a special personal shopping experience from our Propagation volunteers in the Courtyard. We will make shopping for the perfect Fall plants simple and fun for you. Enjoy perusing through some unusual plants not generally offered for sale. Fabulous discounted horticultural books will also be available. Members receive a 10% discount on plants from…

Find out more »
October 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS: THE BIG PICTURE Included with Garden admission Speaker: Lisa Novick, Theodore Payne Foundation Each season, the Garden Lecture Series will welcome an accomplished speaker to the Garden to help us explore the natural world. Kicking off the series is a highly illustrated lecture showcasing the beauty and ecological importance of California native plants and how their use in the garden conserves water and energy. Learn about gardening for support of plant-animal relationships, biodiversity, ecosystem services and our…

Find out more »
October 21, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members Instructor: Liza Go, UC Master Gardener With the rise of urban homesteading, knowledge of how to keep a thriving urban garden is becoming increasingly important. This workshop will build upon knowledge from prior classes, including the “GROW Series”, to give you an in-depth look at a ‘systems-based’ approach to gardening. Registration required. Tickets may be purchased above or by calling the Guest Services Center at (310) 544-1948.

Find out more »
November 2016
November 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2, Jun. 6, Jul. 11, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, December 5 The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meet the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and September.  For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 508-3801. No registration required for this meeting.  Meetings are open to the public. 

Find out more »
$10.00 – $20

COMPOSTING 101

November 11, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $10 members / $20 non-members Instructor: Liza Go, UC Master Gardener For those looking to dive deep into the world of gardening, composting is often an essential but difficult to grasp topic. Liza will simplify basic composting techniques with this hands-on workshop to ensure your garden has a steady flow of nutrient-rich soil year round. Registration required. Tickets may be purchased above or by calling the Guest Services Center at (310) 544-1948.

Find out more »
November 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cornish Courtyard, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Stop by anytime between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm for a personal shopping experience from our Propagation volunteers in the Courtyard. We will make shopping for the perfect plants simple and fun for you. Proceeds from all plant sales directly fund the Garden. No registration required.

Find out more »
$10.00 – $20.00

COMPOSTING 201

November 18, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $10 members / $20 non-members Instructor: Liza Go, UC Master Gardener Composting can be a complicated process but can be catered specifically to your gardening needs. Building on knowledge from “Composting 101” Liza will demonstrate advanced composting techniques during this hands-on workshop and will help troubleshoot any composting issues. Registration required. Tickets may be purchased above or by calling the Guest Services Center at (310) 544-1948.

Find out more »
December 2016
December 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2017

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

The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meet the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and September.  For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 508-3801. No registration required for this meeting.  Meetings are open to the public. 

Find out more »
January 2017
January 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cornish Courtyard, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Meets in the Courtyard Join our Garden staff as we cover a broad-based approach to proper pruning techniques; why and when to prune various trees, shrubs and other plants; demonstrate pruning cuts and proper tool use in the field and pruning’s effect on wildlife. Please be prepared for an outdoor demonstration and dress for the weather. This general demonstration will give beginners a great foundation to learn more about specialty pruning. Join us for…

Find out more »