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December 2019

Photo Op With Santa!

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa and agave

Join us for a family photo op with Santa in the plaza space at the Ruth Bancroft Garden! 

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Succulent Wreath

Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$63 – $68

Join Trisha Fratello for an afternoon to relax, socialize, and create a unique succulent wreath just in time for the holidays!

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Junior Botanist- Plants from Down Under

Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
plant with kangaroo ornament

The Junior Botanists will learn about plants from "Down Under" and what it means when a plant is a ‘fire follower.'

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Garden of d’Lights

Sunday, December 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Garden of d'Lights agave

Experience the Ruth Bancroft Garden in a whole new way at this year’s Garden of d’Lights.  Specially programmed lasers, spot and LED lights illuminate the Garden, making it come alive and creating magical colorful sculptures from the many cacti, succulents, and trees. 

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January 2020

Gardening with Proteaceae

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

Join Cricket Riley for a lecture about how you can easily incorporate a wide variety of Proteaceae into your home garden.

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Evening Yoga Series

Wednesday, January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$55 – $65

Welcome the new year with Emeline Thomsen for a 3-part series evening yoga class at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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Macramé Plant Hanger

Saturday, January 18 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
$53 – $58

Join us for a morning to socialize, relax, and create your own, unique macramé plant hanger!

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Basic Design Principles – Garden Styles

Saturday, January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10 – $15

Join Cricket Riley for an informative workshop to go over some of the common dry garden styles and highlight the basic elements you can use to achieve the look you want.

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Curator’s Garden Tour- Mesembs

Friday, January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 – $10

Join Brian Kemble, long-time curator, for an afternoon tour of the winter-flowering mesemb collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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Giant Paper Succulents

Saturday, January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$44 – $49

Join Rocio Sofia Ordonez to create beautiful giant paper succulents. Learn how to create your own patterns by observing the garden's succulent collection and you will learn many tricks to cut, curl, glue and use pastels and brush lettering markers to add realism to the succulents.

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