07/17/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Butterflies are hugely popular as watchable wildlife. This class begins a 4-part series that looks into North America’s butterflies. We begin with an introduction to butterfly biology, life…Read More
07/22/2020 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
PART 1 Getting Started with a Desert Container Garden Join Marylee Pangman, our Desert Potted Garden Expert, for this 3-week online series on container gardening. Learn in short…Read More
07/24/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Moths are so much more than sweater chomping, crop-raiding menaces. They are abundant, beautiful, and fascinating insects, a hidden diversity that lies just outside your front door. In…Read More
07/25/2020 11:00 -11:45 a.m.
PART 1 Getting Started with a Desert Container Garden Join Marylee, our Desert Potted Garden Expert for this 3-week online series on container gardening. Learn in short 30-minute…Read More
07/27/2020 3pm - 4pm
FROM THE PANEDERIA (BAKE SHOP): Bring the sweet scent of the Mexican panadería home with two bakery classics: crumbly Mantecados de Limón, lemony shortbread sugar cookies, and Hojaldre…Read More
07/31/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Our exploration of North America’s butterflies continues with a look into the hairstreaks, blues, and metalmarks. Generally small in size, these butterflies are diverse in number, caterpillar food…Read More
08/07/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Our journey into North America’s butterfly fauna continues with the examination of the world’s largest butterfly family, collectively known as the brush-foots. This family includes many familiar insects,…Read More
08/10/2020 3pm - 4pm
A TALE OF TWO PICKLES: two wonderfully acidic and spicy additions to any table, Chiles en Escabeche, that ubiquitous mixture of chiles, onions and carrots, and Papas en…Read More
08/21/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
We conclude our survey of North American butterflies with an examination of the skippers, a large family of butterflies that are mostly clad in brown, gray, black, and…Read More
08/26/2020 3pm - 4pm
FROM THE REPOSTERIA (PASTRY SHOP): Bring the sweet scent of the Mexican responsteria home with two Sonoran classics: Flan de Chiltepin and Orange-scented Chocolate Mousse, because chocolate loves…Read More
Education at the Gardens
Please Register Early. Select classes may be closed for registration, prior to class date, in order to accommodate staffing schedules and class roster preparation. Thank you.
Preregistration is required for all classes. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot. No refunds will be issued less than 7 business days prior to class. A $5 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient registration, garden closure, or inclement weather, in which case, participants will receive a full refund. People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.