Horticulture Classes

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Techniques taught by knowledgeable instructors and Filoli’s Garden staff are for the novice home gardener or those in the profession to apply to their own gardening projects. Whether it’s through a one–day class or A Year in the Garden, students gain an in–depth understanding of the subject matter through well thought–out curriculum and the small class size.

January-May classes are listed below. The June-December class schedule will be available in spring of 2019.

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Mar
23
Sat
Designing a Cutting Garden
Mar 23 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Designing a Cutting Garden

Using Filoli’s cutting garden as inspiration, learn the basics of how to design and maintain a cut flower garden that suits your style, space, and needs. Choose and grow a variety of annual and perennial plants to produce cut flowers and foliage all season long. Soil amendment, irrigation, and flower varieties will also be reviewed.

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!

May
2
Thu
Edible Container Garden
May 2 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Edible Container Garden

Discover how to design and care for a beautiful container garden. This class will focus on edible flowers and herbs. Container gardens are great for gardening in small spaces and to add a WOW-factor to patios, entryways, and other outdoor areas. Best of all, they provide constant color. You will take home your own container garden. Fee includes materials.

Bring gloves, wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to get your hands dirty.

Program Details and Materials List

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.

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!

May
23
Thu
Practical Plant Identification
May 23 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm
Practical Plant Identification

This class has been canceled.  Learn about the other horticulture classes Filoli offer:

https://filoli.org/classes/horticulture-classes/