Horticulture Classes

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In every season, Filoli’s historic Garden serves as an inspirational setting for horticulture classes. Techniques taught by Filoli’s Garden staff are for the novice home gardener or those in the profession to apply to their own gardening projects.

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Oct
18
Fri
Japanese Maple Pruning
Oct 18 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Japanese Maple Pruning

This class is sold out. Please contact Filoli to be added to the wait list: 650-364-8300 option 1.

Learn proper techniques for pruning your Japanese maples in a manner that is both aesthetically pleasing and horticulturally sound. The class will cover the best timing of Japanese maple pruning depending upon the outcome you desire, how to open and “sculpt” your tree and, the different approaches to pruning a “focal point” specimen versus a background tree.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable. Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.

Program Details and Materials List

Proceeds from your purchase support Filoli’s mission, from the care of the historic House, magnificent Gardens, and vast Nature Preserve, to the events and programs that will keep Filoli culturally relevant for the next 100 years. Thank you!

Nov
9
Sat
Planting Bulbs for Spring
Nov 9 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Planting Bulbs for Spring

This class is sold out. Please contact Filoli to be added to the wait list: 650-364-8300 option 1.

Get a better understanding about the world of spring bulbs and their culture and place in the landscape. Learn about Filoli’s bulb program, the process of installation, and the final display, and all the inside “secrets” for making this spring show happen. Plant a mixed container of bulbs for your spring garden. Fee includes bulbs and container.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable. Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.

Program Details and Materials List

Proceeds from your purchase support Filoli’s mission, from the care of the historic House, magnificent Gardens, and vast Nature Preserve, to the events and programs that will keep Filoli culturally relevant for the next 100 years. Thank you!