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

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Mondays, March 30 through May 18, 2020 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
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Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5:30 pm

Photography Walk
"Photograph Composition—Key Guidelines for Strong Photograph Design in the Garden"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 10:00 am
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Herbaceous Perennials Propagation Class and Demonstration
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 9:00 am
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Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5:30 pm

Photography Walk
"Controlling Image Sharpness (Depth of Field)"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 10:00 am

Photography Walk
"Using Backlighting for Added Photo Drama"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 9:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
Saturday, September 19, 2020 – 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5:30 pm