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Saturday, August 23, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, September 13, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday September 27, 9:00am-1:00pm
Last day to register: Friday, August 15
Note: This class takes place at Scrub Jay Studios - address provided with your confirmation email.
This comprehensive, three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site's soil to the first day of class.
COURSE PREREQUISITE: Our California Native Plant Horticulture class.
Andreas is an artist, landscape designer and licensed contractor (scrubjaystudios.com). For more than 20 years, his site-specific installations have celebrated regional biodiversity while focusing on the philosophical, political and social implications of California’s indigenous flora.
$220 members, $265 nonmembers; $275 member couples, $335 nonmember couples.
Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be given if the cancellation is made more than 7 days before the first class. If a cancellation is requested 7 days or less before the first class, only a postponement will be given, with the following fees attached: $130 for members, $175 for non-members, $185 for member couples, $245 for non-member couples. No refunds will be given within 7 days of the first class, and postponements will only be given within 7 days of the first class.
The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants, Inc., established 1960, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the understanding, preservation and use of California native flora. The Foundation preserves the legacy and carries on the work of Theodore Payne, a pioneering Los Angeles nurseryman, horticulturist and conservationist widely considered to be the father of the native plant movement in California.
We are located on 22 acres of canyon land in the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley. Our full-service native plant nursery, seed room, book store, art gallery, demonstration gardens and hiking trails are open to the public year round. We offer classes for adults and families, as well as field trips to TPF and in-classroom programs for children. Friendly on-leash dogs are welcome and there is no admission charge!
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