Skip to content

3 Results

  • Waitlist
    Dark Dwarf (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Four Season Garden Design

    Back again and more in depth, Hattie White, certified horticulturist and expert in native pollinators, will go into the details of properly planning a garden for year round interest. Have a garden you want to update, or an area of lawn you want to convert? In this class you will be designing a garden using the strategies we will discuss in detail. Bring measurements, pictures, and site details for a desired project and over the course of the class you will create a detailed plan for a new and exciting garden unique to your property. Learn the importance of soil type, light levels, and site constraints in choosing plants for a project. This class is sized so that everyone will benefit from Hattie's personalized attention and expertise, and will have their own personalized plan at the end of the 4 sessions. Supplemental design paper and materials for students, including markers, colored pencils, transparency paper and drafting paper, will be provided to make the most of in class sessions. Please bring a pencil, ruler (engineer scale rulers if you have them), and any stencil shapes. These items will also be available to borrow during class. This class will meet inside CVU. Please check in at the main entrance before your first class.
  • Does Your Garden Need Some Hügelkultur? - ONLINE

    We’ve all heard about raised beds for gardens. But how about hügelkultur? Learn everything you need to know about the history of this ancient growing method, its purpose, how to make a mound on your own property, and what crops you might want to grow on it. Step-by-step instructions with photos. We’ve had great success with three hügelkultur mounds at our place and would love to share the idea. This class will meet online. You will receive an email prior to the start of your class with information on how to participate.
  • Flower Arranging: Spring Table

    Celebrate the season or Mother’s Day with a pretty arrangement of daffodils and multi-colored tulips from the instructor’s own garden, plus flowering stems like hyacinth, allium, and hawthorne branches. Bring a pair of pruners and an old shirt or apron. All materials supplied. Feel free to bring cuttings from your own garden to add. Please check-in at the welcome desk at the main entrance inside CVU.