Classes

  • Botanical Art in Pen and Ink: Saguaros

    10/27/2021 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Botanical Art with Pen and Ink: Saguaros This class is a great introduction to pen & ink techniques using botany as our main subject. The specific theme for…

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  • Mysterious, Marvelous World of Bats

    10/29/2021 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Bats are the only flying mammals in the world, capable of extraordinary aerial feats.  They are also mysterious, spending most of their lives under the cloak of darkness,…

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  • Winter Pots that Stun Your Neighbors – Mastering Container Gardening

    11/06/2021 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Explore beyond boring plants in a pot. Be inspired to do something different and expand your vision, imagination, and enjoyment of seeing beautiful plants in a container that…

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  • Desert Blossoms – Watercolor Greeting Cards

    11/10/2021 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Desert Blossoms – Watercolor Greeting Cards Our desert is full of inspiration and we will draw on that and some basic techniques to watercolor paint desert blossoms and…

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  • Sustainability Made Simple

    11/10/2021 10am to 12pm

    A considered, ecological approach to landscape design doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Award-winning landscape designer and owner of REALM, Jason Isenberg, will demystify a number of…

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  • Flowering All Year

    11/12/2021 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Think the desert garden is boring and blah? Nothing could be further from the truth. Learn what plants to add to your garden that will provide overlapping bloom…

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  • Botanical Art in Watercolor: Arizona Poppy

    11/17/2021 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Botanical Art in Watercolor: Arizona Poppy This class is a great introduction to watercolor techniques for botanical art. We will explore Arizona Poppies through a unique medium that…

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  • Turkeys, Quail, and Game Birds

    11/19/2021 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Turkeys feature prominently this time of year so it seems to be a good time to look at these interesting birds.  We will also look at their relatives,…

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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.