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May 2020

(Webinar) Iconic Plants of the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Wednesday, May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

The Ruth Bancroft Garden contains thousands of plants, large and small, and some of these are prominent enough that they help to define the garden’s look. Join Brian Kemble, long-time curator, for this special presentation.

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(Webinar) Curator’s Spotlight- Yuccas

Saturday, May 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

Join Brian Kemble for this special webinar to look at various yucca species and their extraordinary flowers, with photos of plants in habitat as well as the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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(Webinar) Basic Design Principles- Pollinator Gardens

Saturday, May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

Learn how to create a welcoming habitat for pollinators with different kinds of garden styles featuring a water-wise plant palette.

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Felt Succulent Garden (take-home kit & tutorial)

Saturday, May 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$60 – $73
Felt Succulents

Calling all felt gardeners! Come learn to make an assortment of felt succulents and design your own succulent garden box, perfect for home, office, or faux-garden.

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June 2020

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

Saturday, June 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
$40 – $70

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.

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(webinar for kids) Can you SEED it?

Wednesday, June 10 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
$10 – $15

In the first webinar for kids, it is all about seeds; the smallest, the oldest, the biggest, and how a seed develops when you plant it.

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Succulent Propagation for Beginners (video & webinar)

Wednesday, June 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
$25 – $30

Join us for a virtual workshop with Walker Young, Assistant Curator, and learn how to properly take cuttings and propagate with leaves.

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(webinar) Curator’s Highlight- Barrel Cacti

Saturday, June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

Learn all about the barrel cacti, one of the most charismatic and iconic groups in the Cactus Family; they are featured prominently in the plantings at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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(webinar) Basic Design Principles- Planting Summer Texture (Part 1- Plant Highlights)

Saturday, June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

The heat of the summer provides the perfect environment to plant some bold texture!  Join Cricket Riley to learn about the common and more unusual varieties and how to incorporate them in a range of garden styles.

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(webinar) Basic Design Principles- Planting Summer Texture (Part 2- Care & Maintenance)

Saturday, June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

Taking care of prickly plants can be daunting.  Join Cricket Riley to learn about common pests, pruning techniques, fertilization, watering and other considerations for the agaves, cacti and yucca in your garden.

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