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

Photography Walk
"Making Custom Holiday Cards Using Digital Art Based on Your Photographs"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Friday, November 22, 2019 – 11:00 am
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Photography Walk
"Photographing Holiday Lights"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Friday, December 13, 2019 – 11:00 am
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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 25, 2020 – 8:30 am

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Mondays, February 3 through March 23, 2020 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

Contain Your Enthusiasm
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, February 22, 2020 – 9:30 am

Introduction to Mushroom Foraging: Learn a Year's Worth of Wild Edible Mushrooms in One Day
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, February 22, 2020 – 1:00 pm

Renewal Pruning Class and Demonstration
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 9:00 am

Front Yard Foraging
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 9:30 am

Tomato Growing Secrets Revealed
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 1:00 pm

Weather Class
Saturday, March 28, 2020 – 9:00 am

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