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(Webinar) Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates

Saturday, February 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

$12.00 – $17.00

Please note that this will be a live, webinar workshop and not a lecture at the garden. After registration (see below), you will receiver further instructions from the Program Director prior to the workshop date. Registration will close on 27 February 2021 at 8am.

Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and this newly published book*, “Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates,” explores a myriad of plants and practices that will help you succeed. Join photographer Saxon Holt for a preview of his new publication as he explains how plants adapt to the climate and how topography and climate relate.  The lecture will introduce the comprehensive plant directory (providing details on each plant’s needs) and stunning photography and will demonstrate how smart design can help address seasonal issues. It’s everything you need to create a flourishing summer-dry garden.

Saxon Holt is a photo journalist who has spent more than 40 years exploring Kingdom Plantae.  His work has been featured in diverse publications, from Architectural Digest and Pacific Horticulture magazine to Smithsonian and Money magazines.

Go here to order your own copy of this stunning book!

Participation in this online course requires that you use the free Zoom video conferencing service. Click here for a tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting and much more.

How it works: Register one person with one email at a time. If you would like to register multiple people, please register them each separately with separate emails. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link by email one day prior to the lecture.  Simply click the link at the webinar start time to join!

Schedule conflict? Registrants will have access to a recorded version of this webinar for one week following the live presentation.

Access to the webinar recordings after the expiration date will be a charge of $12 (members)/$17 (non-members).


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Saturday, February 27, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
$12.00 – $17.00
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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.