Gardening & Nature

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Composting & Vermiculture 101

Tuesday, September 23, 5:30–7pm
Explore the basic techniques and science of composting and vermiculture (composting with worms) and learn different approaches and benefits. Take a tour and get your hands dirty at the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. One class participant will win a valuable composting kit!
$15 members; $20 non-members

Selecting & Planting Spring-Blooming Bulbs

Saturday, October 11, 10:30am–12pm
Now is the time to plant spring-blooming bulbs! Create a colorful spring display with common and not-so-common beauties that you can add to your landscape. Take home a selection of bulbs.
$25 members; $30 non-members

Put Your Garden to Bed

Tuesday, October 14, 6–7:30pm
Join a horticulturist in the gardens to learn about the must-do tasks to accomplish during the wind-down of the season. Discuss which plants should be cut back and which to leave for winter interest and wildlife feeding. Part of this class takes place outside at the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus.


$15 members; $20 non-members

Scary Terrarium

Saturday, October 25, 10:30am–12:30pm
Inspired by the Scary Plants exhibition, create your own low-maintenance terrarium filled with carnivorous plants. A variety of plants, soil, pebbles, charcoal and moss are included. Bring your own clear glass container, at least 8-inches in diameter with loose-fitting lid, or purchase one from Botanica.
$35 members; $40 non-members

Start a Community Garden

Saturday, November 15, 10:30am–12:30pm
Join this discussion to explore all things related to starting a community garden. From initial organization to sustaining your project, take home all of the information and resources you’ll need to get started.
$15 members; $20 non-members

Create a Thankful Arrangement

Monday, November 24, 6–8pm
Learn basic floral design principles to create a harvest arrangement perfect for the Thanksgiving table. All floral materials are included. Bring your own vase or container or purchase one from Botanica.
$45 members; $50 non-members

Festive Holiday Centerpiece

Saturday, December 13, 10:30am–12:30pm
Use simple and easy floral arrangement techniques to create a centerpiece that will last through the holiday season. A varied selection of greenery, cones, berries and natural materials are included.
$45 members; $50 non-members

Festive Holiday Wreath

Saturday, December 13, 1–3pm
Adorn your front door with a seasonal wreath created from a variety of greenery, cones, berries and natural materials. All materials included.
 
$45 members; $50 non-members