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October 2020

(Webinar) Curator’s Highlight- Cold Tolerant Succulents & Cacti

Saturday, October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15 89 tickets left

It is possible to create a wonderful succulent garden in all sorts of different climates, but the particular plants used will vary considerably according to their climatic tolerances. Join us for this webinar where the Curator will highlight succulent plants which can succeed in places where winter lows get down to as much as 25° F (USDA zone 9b).

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(Video) Pruning Proteaceae Plants

Saturday, October 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
$15 – $20 96 tickets left

If you already have established Proteaceae plants in your garden or have been thinking about incorporating them into your landscape soon, you'll need proper pruning techniques in order to ensure healthy, new growth and encourage flowers for the next growing year.  Learn how to shape your Proteaceae plants and what you can do during the autumn season to create a compact and attractive specimen.

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(Webinar) Basic Design Principles- Gardening with Ethnobotanical Plants

Saturday, October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15 95 tickets left

Many plants we use in the garden have ethnobotanical uses.  We grow them for their pretty flowers or foliage, not knowing they can be used for traditional uses such as food, medicine, fiber arts and rituals.  In this workshop, we will survey a wide variety of gardens and examine how they have incorporated ethnobotanical plants.

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Mount Diablo “Trail Through Time” Geologic Hike (Sun. 10/18)

Sunday, October 18 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
$50 Sold out

Here’s your chance to spend a half-day with a 40-year professional geologist who has spent decades roaming the mountain and who’s adept at explaining geology in layman’s terms, while answering your questions.  Join RBG member and Save Mount Diablo docent and geologist, Martin Steinpress, for a hike up the mountain with stops at some of Mount Diablo’s amazing rock formations from near the Southgate entrance to the summit.

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(Webinar) Photography With Any Kind Of Camera

Saturday, October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15 97 tickets left

No matter what kind of camera you have - smartphone, point and shoot, DSLR, tablet, or whatever else - you can create interesting images if you know how.  Join John Ricca for a lecture on a variety of techniques that he uses to produce his wonderful work.

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RBG Pennant Craft Party (10/25/2020)

Sunday, October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$40 8 tickets left
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Show off your creative skills at this socially-distanced arts & crafts event, hosted at the beautiful RBG Garden by Life Expressions small-business owner and RBG docent Christina Ascencio. Even those lacking artistic ability will enjoy this opportunity to create a "Life's a garden DIG IT" Wood End Pennant in the customized colors of your choice to take home and hang in your garden. Christina will also offer step-by-step guidance and hands-on assistance if needed. All materials are included along with light refreshments.…

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November 2020

RBG Pennant Craft Party (11/01/2020)

Sunday, November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$40 9 tickets left
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Show off your creative skills at this socially-distanced arts & crafts event, hosted at the beautiful RBG Garden by Life Expressions small-business owner and RBG docent Christina Ascencio. Even those lacking artistic ability will enjoy this opportunity to create a "GARDENERS know all the DIRT" Wood End Pennant in the customized colors of your choice to take home and hang in your garden. Christina will also offer step-by-step guidance and hands-on assistance if needed. All materials included along with light refreshments. Craft…

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March 2021

Lilliputian Gardens Tour & Wine Reception with Garden Curators (Sat. 3/27)

Saturday, March 27, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
$125 7 tickets left
Garden tour

Join RBG curator's Brian and Walker on this exclusive garden tour of four East Bay gardens that amaze the visitor with the intricacy of their plantings and the complexity of their design in a small space.. This garden tour will focus on four such “Lilliputian” gardens in the East Bay, gardens with a lot of stories to tell on a miniature scale.

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April 2021

Lilliputian Gardens Tour & Wine Reception with Garden Curators (Sat. 4/3, 2021)

Saturday, April 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
$125 3 tickets left
Garden tour

Join RBG curator's Brian and Walker on this exclusive garden tour of four East Bay gardens that amaze the visitor with the intricacy of their plantings and the complexity of their design in a small space.. This garden tour will focus on four such “Lilliputian” gardens in the East Bay, gardens with a lot of stories to tell on a miniature scale.

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