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(Off-site Class) Case Study- Private Garden visit

Saturday, May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$15.00 – $32.00

4/9 update- This class is SOLD OUT. To be put on the waitlist, please contact alice@ruthbancroftgarden.org



Join Cricket Riley, Landscape Design Services Director, for a case study discussion on how to design and develop a dry garden landscape.  The off-site class will go through the private home garden, bed by bed, and talk about soil conditions, sun exposure, site issues and desired feel that govern the plant palette.


  1. Must be a 2024 Dry Garden Design Certificate Program student.
  2. Participants must provide their own transportation to a Walnut Creek private home garden and be able to stand and walk through the garden for one hour.

Please note that this will be an off-site class and not a lecture at the Garden. After registration (see below), you will receive instructions and address from the Program Director one day prior to the class. Registration will open 16 Jan 2024 and close on 3 May 2024 at 8am.  This class is part of the Dry Garden Design Certificate Program series.

Cancellation and refund policy can be found here.

Photo credit: Caitlin Atkinson


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Saturday, May 4
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$15.00 – $32.00
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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.