Classes

  • Cupping: Taste Teas Like a Professional

    10/27/2018 10:30 to noon

    Taste teas on a whole new level with Tea Specialist Tamara Read, from Chantilly Tea.  Tea cupping is a process of tasting and evaluating the quality, taste, aroma,…

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  • Mosaic Sunflower Panel – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    10/31/2018 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Please call 520 326-9686 ext. *18 to see if any spots are available.   In this introductory workshop offered by Mosaic Guys, learn how to work with porcelain…

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  • Mindful Yoga (Nov.) – Thursdays

    11/01/2018 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with an emphasis on movement, breath and meditation. All levels welcome.  Please…

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  • Tai Chi (Nov.)

    11/02/2018 10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Discover your chi as you become inspired by better balance, renewed strength, confidence, and improved flexibility and reduced stress.  Certified instructor, Harold Crim, will lead you through the…

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  • Sketching Succulents

    11/03/2018 9 a.m. to noon

    Succulents are a diverse group of plants with the ability to store water in their leaves! In this class presented by The Drawing Studio, participants will roam the…

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  • Garden Meditation (Nov.)

    11/05/2018 9 to 9:45 a.m.

    Reconnect and tap into your source of infinite energy! Meditation helps us to bring greater balance and peace into our lives. Learn how to relax and balance mind…

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  • How to be an All Star Desert Gardener

    11/05/2018 10 a.m. to noon

    Do you dream of having a beautiful lush vegetable garden in your backyard, but have felt discouraged by previous attempts with lackluster results or you don’t just know…

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  • Mindful Yoga (Nov.) – Tuesdays

    11/06/2018 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with an emphasis on movement, breath and meditation. All levels welcome. Please…

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  • Sun Catcher

    11/06/2018 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    There is nothing like the magic of glass to capture our beautiful desert sunshine and scatter it inside your home! Create your own 6-inch square glass sun catcher…

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  • Tips & Tools for Seasonal Tree Pruning (Nov.)

    11/07/2018 10 a.m. to noon

    Tailored to the season and interests of attendees, Certified Arborist Jason Isenberg will begin this program with a crash course on pruning dos and don’ts to extend the…

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  • Designing Winter Pots and Garden Rooms for the Holidays

    11/08/2018 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Join Marylee Pangman, a potted garden expert, as she returns to the Gardens for one of her signature programs.  Learn to design winter floral pots for your garden…

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  • Pioneers of American Botany

    11/09/2018 10 a.m. to noon

    Douglas-fir.  Torrey Pine.  Parry Agave.  Did you ever wonder who these people were? Why did they have plants named after them?  This class will look at the botanists…

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  • Essential Oils for Green Cleaning – 10 a.m. to noon

    11/10/2018 10 a.m. to noon

    Learn to make your own natural cleaning products with essential oils with Certified Aromatherapist, Kerry Blank.  Find out which oils to use for counter sprays, grout cleaners, cutting…

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  • Drawing as Meditation

    11/10/2018 9 a.m. to noon

    Drawing increases our powers of observation, opening our eyes to the nuances of our visual world. In this class presented by the Drawing Studio, we’ll put aside our…

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  • Mosaic Perennial Panel

    11/14/2018 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Combining materials has never been more fun! Create a colorful bouquet of fanciful flowers using porcelain and glass tiles. Join Mosaic Guys to learn shaping and fitting to…

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  • Harvest Tea

    11/17/2018 2 to 3:30 p.m.

    Celebrate autumn with adornments of pumpkins and gourds and a menu infused with flavors of the season!  Tamara Read, proprietor of Chantilly Tea, will host this 3-course afternoon…

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  • Tai Chi (Dec.)

    12/07/2018 10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Discover your chi as you become inspired by better balance, renewed strength, confidence, and improved flexibility and reduced stress.  Certified instructor, Harold Crim, will lead you through the…

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  • Mosaic Ornaments

    12/12/2018 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Create a set of three colorful glass mosaic holiday ornaments to complement your holiday decorating or as hostess gifts. Join Mosaic Guys to craft a chili pepper, cowboy…

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  • Gingerbread House Decorating

    12/15/2018 2 to 3:30 p.m.

    Join Tamara Read from Chantilly Tea  for the Garden’s first Gingerbread Decorating Class!  We’ll supply the houses and gobs of candy; you supply the creativity for this whimsical…

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  • Holiday Stories with Mrs. Claus – 2 to 4 p.m.

    12/22/2018 2 to 3:30 p.m.

    Mrs. Claus is coming from the North Pole to visit the Gardens to read her favorite children’s holiday stories.  Enjoy cocoa and cookies with Tamara Read, proprietor of Chantilly…

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Education at the Gardens

Preregistration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot.  No refunds will be given for cancellations within seven business days of the class.  People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.