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March 2018
March 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

10:30 am, demonstration 11:00 am – 4 pm, sales 11:30 am – 4 pm, show Free with membership or Garden Admission.

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March 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free public program, RSVP encouraged at classes@southcoastbotanicgarden.org. Join the Palos Verdes and South Bay Audubon Society for a tour of the Garden in search of birds. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds and appreciate nature. No experience required, binoculars are highly recommended.  Meet in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard. Group departs at 8 am sharp.

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March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Bug Hunt Free with membership or Garden Admission. RSVP highly encouraged. Grab your map and put on your explorer’s hat to visit four mission stations in search of the miniature beasts that call the Garden their home. Catch flying insects with sweep nets, discover what invertebrates make their home in the soil, and learn the life cycle of bugs.  

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March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Sunday, March 11, 2018   South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society    “Soft Succulents”   Jeff Moore is owner and propagator at Solana Succulents. His new book, Soft Succulents, describes some of the most colorful and structural ornamental plants available today. His lecture will be in the same image-heavy, enthusiast-oriented style of his first two books. It will  cover aeoniums, echeverias, dudleyas, crassulas, sedums, kalanchoes, etc. and will describe them in cultivation rather than habitat. An expert with over 30 years…

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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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March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Teen Photographer with Adult Ticket: $49 Location: Frances Young Hall and Garden Grounds Join us for a spring day of exploration and creativity thru your lens. The Garden Foto Fest Presented by PAUL’S PHOTO, Creative Photo Academy and the South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation is a fantastic opportunity for photographers of all ages, skill levels, and interests to learn and have fun making pictures!   The South Coast Botanic Garden offers photographers the opportunity to capture gorgeous images of plant and…

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April 2018
April 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 8, 2018

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

Free with Garden admission For two days Francis Young Hall will overflow with thousands of sculptural, rare, colorful and beautiful cacti and succulents.  Society members and growers will be on hand to help you select plants which best meet your needs—indoors or outdoors and for drought-tolerant landscapes. See southcoastcss.org for more information.        

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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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April 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free public program, RSVP encouraged. Join the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society for a tour of the Garden in search of birds. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds and appreciate nature. No experience required, binoculars are highly recommended.  Meet in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard. Group departs at 8am sharp.

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April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

This meeting will be a field trip held off site   The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets on the second Monday of the month. for more information please contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255. No registration required. Meetings are open to the Public.

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April 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$45 Members/$53 Non-members Join artist and longtime art instructor Susan Summit Cyr on a journey to capture the beauty of the natural world in a tinted watercolor pen and ink drawing using live material for inspiration. Students will learn how to accurately capture form and then use watercolor paint to infuse life into their piece. All artistic experience levels welcome. Fee includes all supplies needed for the class.  Registration required.

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April 20 - April 21
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with membership. During Garden hours:  9:00am – 5:00 pm Be the first to enjoy the first blooms of the new Rose Garden. Members are invited to bring and enjoy a picnic, smell the roses and take in the view of nearly 100 cultivars, including 20 old and rare varieties.

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April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Appropriate for the beginning artist as well as those with more experience who want to refresh their skills, students will be inspired by natural forms from the Garden to create a black and white composition. Professional artist and art instructor Susan Summit Cyr will guide you through the process in a warm and nurturing environment – from working with live material using charcoal and white pencil, design basics, and developing form using light and shadow. Fee includes all supplies needed…

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April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free public program. Meet artist Eric Ernest Johnson and receive a signed copy of his “Through the Eyes of Artists” Metro poster featuring the South Coat Botanic Garden. The work was commissioned as part of a series by Metro to celebrate transportation through colorful destination posters. In his depiction, a whimsical bird’s-eye view of the Garden is surrounded by waves amid the flourishing Palos Verdes Peninsula

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April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Wonderland Tea Party Free with membership or Garden admission. RSVP highly encouraged. Put on your Cheshire grin and imagination cap (or top hat) for an adventure through the Garden’s wonderland of trails and hidden treasures. Search for rabbit holes, dare to play an Eat Me, Drink Me game, and brew and sip rose tea in the Rose Garden.

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April 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

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

Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24 $120 Members/$133 non-Members. Materials fee is $40 beginners/$80 advance. Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Instructor Yumiko Kikkawa of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will guide you to see beyond the decorative and help you merge the indoors and outdoors through the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage. Space is limited. Registration required. Call Visitor Services at 310-544-1948.

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April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

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

Fridays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 9 am – Noon $85 Members/$95 non-Members. Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate watercolor painting. Create paintings of nature that capture this soft-colored art form, learn to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Space is limited. Registration required. Call Visitor Services at 310-544-1948.

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May 2018
$95.00 - $110.00

LITTLE SPROUTS

May 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 3, 2018

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

 (Ages 3-5) Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3 $95 Members/$110 Non-members Join us this spring for a series of outdoor adventures designed to introduce children and their caregivers to the wonders of the natural world. Each class will introduce a new topic that will include an outdoor Garden exploration and a hands-on art project. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Registration required. Class size is limited to the first 15 registrants.

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May 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission There are not many flower shows as colorful as an Epiphyllum Show. Although short-lived, the flowers of the hybrid epiphytic cacti are spectacular. Knowledgeable society members will be on hand to answer your questions. Plants and cuttings will be available to purchase.

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May 7 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2018

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

The South Coast Floral Designers meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August. Onsite Location: Classroom A For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 or Judy Unrine at (310) 378-0227 www.californiagardenclubs.org

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