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April 29, 2014

Secchia Garden Lecture: Peter Hatch

Join us for insights on Peter Hatch's fascinating work serving as director of gardens and grounds at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello during the Secchia Garden Lecture.

May 14, 2014

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

June 3, 2014

Bus Trip: The Magic of Glass

Immerse yourself in glass.

Events

Events categorized as “Classes & Camps: Adult”

Jan
22
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

A New Look at Ancient Grains

Full Class

Rediscover some of the world’s tastiest and most nutritious grains. Quinoa, farro and millet have amazing tastes and textures. Find out the best ways these healthy grains and others can be used in salads, stews, baked goods, desserts and more! Samples and recipes included.

Instructor

Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Jan
25
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Black and White Photography

Investigate the beauty of black and white photography. Focus on light and shapes and experiment with shadows. Proper exposure and achieving the best black and white images will be covered. Some time will be spent shooting outside. Tripod recommended, but not necessary. Dress for the weather.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $25.0000
  • Non-Members $32
Jan
30
4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Create a modern terrarium in a unique glass container. Learn which plants work best, discover planting techniques and tools that make the job easier, and learn how to care for your miniature garden. Customize it by bringing sparkling rocks or small figurines from home. Explore the fascinating history of terrariums and new innovative approaches, including hanging and wearable terrariums. All materials provided.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $45.0000
  • Non-Members $52
Feb
4
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Outdoor Ceramic Planter

Full Class

FULL Using the slab method, make a small garden pot to use this spring. Personalize your pot by carving into structural foam then press your designs into the clay. Glaze your pot with dazzling colors of your choice. Pots will be fired off-site and returned for later pick-up.

Instructor

Jerry Berta
Feb
12
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Herbal Teas and Treats

Learn how to make a different herbal tea for every month of the year! Connie will share her favorite recipes for party sweets and savories, and novel ideas for theme teas. Recipe handouts and sampling included.

Instructor

Connie Hanson

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Feb
15
10:00 am 12:00 pm

(Cancelled) Enjoy a tour through our Committed to Paper: Master Drawings and Prints by Sculptors exhibition then listen as a dynamic clay artist shares her process of moving from sketches to 3-D sculptures. Receive guidance as you follow the process to create your own clay sculpture.

Instructor

Mary Lamson-Burke
Feb
15
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Portrait Photography

Learn how to take creative portraits of your family and friends, from newborns to graduating seniors. Learn how composition and lighting make your portraits special. Bring a camera; tripod recommended.

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Feb
27
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Full Class

Learn about these often overlooked nutritional treasures that can add an abundance of flavor and texture to many main dishes. Sue will discuss selection, storage and use of carrots, turnips, beets and more, and provide many delicious samples. Recipes included.

Instructor

Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Mar
4
7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Square Foot Gardening Part 1

Grow more food in less space with much less effort. Learn how to create the perfect soil, build raised beds and use the square foot technique to achieve a bountiful harvest using organic methods.

Instructor

Dr. Richard Peters

Cost

  • Members $20.0000
  • Non-Members $27
Mar
13
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Starting from Seed

Get hands-on experience as you sow and transplant vegetables and herbs to take home. Seeds are provided—or bring your own.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $20.0000
  • Non-Members $27