Classes and Courses

Taught by experts, our one-day classes and multi-day courses offer detailed instruction covering a variety of garden related topics. New classes and courses are regularly added to meet the needs of the community. Prices vary.

Upcoming Classes and Courses

All About Pruning: Theory, Tools, Technique, and Timing
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Mondays, October 11 through November 1, 2021 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

Photography Walk
"Top Tips for Photographing Fall Color"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, October 28, 2021 – 10:00 am

Propagating Woody Plants from Seed
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Saturday, October 30, 2021 – 9:00 am

The Nature of Drawing: Fall Studio
Preston Montague, Landscape Designer and Botanical Illustrator
Saturday, October 30, 2021 – 9:00 am
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Creative Abstract Photography Class and Workshops
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Sundays, October 31, November 7 and 14, and December 5, 2021 – 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Direct Seeding Dynamic Displays
Brie Arthur, Author, Horticulturist, and Lifelong Home Gardener
Saturday, November 6, 2021 – 10:00 am

The Best of Bryce II: Talks That Make Us Better Gardeners
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Mondays, November 8 through December 13, 2021 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

Photography Walk
"Create Your Own Custom Photograph Calendar"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, December 2, 2021 – 1:00 pm

Outstanding Plants with Winter Interest
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Mondays, January 17 through 31, 2022 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

Garden Soils Class
"If You Build It, They Will Come: Understanding and Improving Garden Soils"
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Saturday, January 22, 2022 – 8:30 am