Upcoming 2017 Workshops

Pre-registration is required. These workshops will fill; register early to avoid being disappointed.

$35 per person/workshop

Choose carefully, as there are no refunds or exchanges.

Rain dates and refunds

Please note the rain dates! If a workshop is rained out, the workshop will be held on the rain date.  There will be no refunds or exchanges for any workshop unless the rain date is rained out, also.

Participants provide their own transportation and lunches.

Workshop #1 Full

California native plant propagation: How to create native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions

$35
Limit 15 people
Saturday, Feb. 25, 10:00–2:00, Walnut Creek

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in a hands-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself!

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Workshop #2 Full

California native plant propagation: How to create native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions

$35
Limit 15 people
Saturday, March 18, 10:00–2:00, Walnut Creek

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in a hands-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself!

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Workshop #3 Full

How to design native plant gardens for color and interest throughout the year

$35
Limit 20 people
Saturday, March 25, 10:00–1:00 (shopping at the nursery from 1:00-4:00), Oakland

Join artistic landscape designer Pete Veilleux of East Bay Wilds and learn how to design a native plant garden that will provide color and interest throughout the year.

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Workshop #4

Gardening in containers with California native plants

$35
Limit 20 people
Saturday, April 8, 10:00–1:00 (shopping at the nursery from 1:00-4:00), Oakland

Join artistic landscape designer Pete Veilleux of East Bay Wilds and learn how to how to garden with native plants in containers.

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Workshop #5 Full

California native plant propagation: How to create native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions

$35
Limit 15 people
Saturday, May 13, 10:00–2:00, Walnut Creek

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in a hands-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself!

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Workshop #5A

“How to install a drip irrigation system, lower your water bill, and get paid for it, too!”

$35. Limit 30 participants.

Saturday, May 20, 10:00–3:00, El Cerrito

The rain date is Saturday, May 27

Led by Kim Titus, manger of the Urban Farmer Store in Richmond, Kelly Marshall of Kelly Marshall Garden Design, and Kathy Kramer of the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour.

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Workshop #6

Gardening with Nature in Mind

$35
Limit is 15 people
Saturday, May 20, 10:00–2:00, Walnut Creek

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in this in-depth tour of her half-acre Walnut Creek garden. Judy’s suburban garden, part farm, part classroom, part nursery, and part nature preserve, features happy chickens, a rainwater harvesting system, a pond, and many California native and/or pollinator-friendly plants. Judy’s was one of the first gardens to be certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, and it is also certified as a habitat for pollinators by the Xerces Society.

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Workshop #7

California native plant propagation: How to create native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions

$35
Limit 15 people
Saturday, June 3, 10:00–2:00, Walnut Creek

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in a hands-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself!

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