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

Introduction to Mushroom Foraging: Learn a Year's Worth of Wild Edible Mushrooms in One Day
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, July 13, 2019 – 9:00 am
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Introduction to Growing Citrus in North Carolina
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, July 13, 2019 – 1:00 pm
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Photography Walk
"Key Photography Gear for Better Garden Photographs"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, July 18, 2019 – 10:00 am
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Cool-season Vegetables: Fewer Pests and Less Work
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 1:00 pm

Perennial Vegetables: Plant Once, Reap Twice (or More)
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 9:00 am

Photography Walk
"Visual Storytelling: Capturing a Sense of Place with Your Camera"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
Thursday, August 29, 2019 – 8:30 am
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Crepe Myrtle Pruning Class and Demonstration
"A Tale of Love, Murder, and Proper Pruning"
Basil Camu, Treecologist, Leaf & Limb
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 9:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 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

Botanical Illustration Class
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – 10:00 am