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DIY Dish Garden for Dads & Grads (kit, video & webinar)

Saturday, June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

$40.00 – $70.00

Please note that this will be a workshop with several components: a kit (to be picked up at the Garden), a video tutorial and a live Q&A webinar (offered via Zoom) and not a lecture at the garden. After registration (see below), you will receiver further instructions from the Program Coordinator prior to the workshop date. Registration will close on 5 June 2020 at 8am.

Just in time for your favorite grad, Father’s Day, or your family/neighbor that helped you get through the pandemic!   Learn the basics of making a dish garden and come away with a beautiful gift to give to someone you love. A complete dish garden kit will be available for pickup at the Nursery; you will receive an email about a pick-up time.  In addition, access a prerecorded video tutorial where we show you step-by-step how to assemble your dish garden, followed by a live 30 minute Q & A  with instructor, Cricket Riley on Saturday, 6 June at 10am.  Planting and learning with others from the comfort of your home…it’s the best of both worlds!

The workshop fee includes:

  • Dish Garden Kit.  All kits will include a container, Bancroft potting soil, top dressing, Maxsea fertilizer, drywall tape for drainage hole, and a locally sourced bamboo stick (to help with planting and watering).  This will include a curated selection of plants that will be complimentary for your container; no special requests at this time.
  • Video tutorial on how to assemble a dish garden.
  • Live Q&A session with instructor, Cricket Riley, on 6 June at 10am.

All orders must be placed by 5 June 2020; registration will be closed at 8am on that day. Limited quantity so put in your order soon!

Choose from three dish garden kit options :

  • Option One– unfinished wooden tool box (with drainage holes) (16 inches by 7 inches, 4 inches height) and assortment of five succulents.
Option 1

    Option 1
  • Option Two- modern white square (6 inches across, 5.25 inches height) and assortment of three succulents.
Option 2

Option 2

  • Option Three– rustic grey round (8 inches across) and assortment of three succulents.
Option 3

Option 3


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Saturday, June 6, 2020
10:00 am - 10:30 am
$40.00 – $70.00
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The Ruth Bancroft Garden
(925) 944-9352
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Cancellations up to 1-week prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 1-week prior to a class are non-refundable. The Ruth Bancroft Garden does not issue credits for future classes.