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Classes

 

All classes are for ADULTS ONLY (18+)

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SDBG Class

Succulent Mushroom
Tuesday, October 23, 9 am – 12:30 pm

Take home a charming succulent mushroom that you make yourself in this class taught by the SDBG Succulent Wreath Team. Students should bring small clippers or scissors to class.

Cost: Members $35, non-members $42, fee includes materials.
Please register by October 16.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - MUSH23


SDBG Class

Paper Marbling
Sunday, October 28, 9 am – 1 pm

Students will learn how to prepare paper to be marbled. Acrylic paint will be use to float on a prepared solution and raked into patterns to reveal a beautiful marbled design. Please bring an apron and wear old clothing as this can get pretty messy! Instructor: Grace Swanson.

Cost: Members $50, non-members $60, plus a $20 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by October 22.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - PAPER28


SDBG Class

Mosaic Garden Jewels
Wednesday, October 31, 10 am – 1 pm &
Thursday, November 1, 10 – 11:30 am
Two Day Class

Create a beautiful mosaic using ocean rocks and glass beads in this two-day class. Students will learn how to glue and grout colorful beads to create flowers, plants, or other shapes resulting in attractive garden art. Instructor: Candy Sharda.

Cost: Members $30, non-members $36, plus a $30 materials fees is paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class.
Please register by October 24.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - GARDEN31

 

SDBG Class

Forest / Nature Bathing
November 4, 9:00 am -11:00 am

Description:  Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing is a way of connecting people to Nature. This idea and the positive health effects of simply being and walking in a state of relaxation in Nature has undergone significant scientific testing and validation in Japan and Korea. This innovative programming is trending in gardens and nature reserves across the country. Register today! This class will sell out fast. Instructor: Rhana Kozak 

Cost: $40 non-members $32 members

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For Members Only Coupon Code - Bath4

 

SDBG Class

Succulent Wreath
Saturday, November 10, 9 am – 2 pm

Take home a beautiful succulent wreath that you make yourself. Taught by the SDBG succulent Wreath Team.

Cost: Members $85, non-members $102, fee includes materials.
Register by November 2.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - SUCC10

 

SDBG Class

Mosaic Mandalas
Sunday, November 11, 9 am - 4 pm

In this class, you will be guided to complete a beautiful 12” mosaic mandala from design to grout in one day, using glass gems, stained glass, mirrored glass and ceramic tiles. Become immersed in the symmetry and flow of this circular form. Materials and tools provided. No experience necessary. Instructor: Marsha Rafter.

Cost: Members $75, non-members $90, plus a $60 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by November 5
.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - MAN11

 

SDBG Class

Living Wall / Vertical Garden
Saturday, November 24, 9 am -12 pm

Learn the basics of planting a living wall. We will be planting a 10”x20” wall with a variety of succulents. Living walls can be used in the exterior or interior of your home, with multitudes of colors, textures and sizes of succulents available for planting in this class. The possibilities of striking patterns and unique designs are endless. REGISTER EARLY! These classes will sell out!
Instructor: Mary Lou Morgan.

Cost: Members $30, non-members $36, plus an $80 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by November 16.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - LW24

 

SDBG Class

Money Tree Kokedama Workshop
Saturday November 17, 10 – 11:30 am

Kokedama is a traditional Japanese Living Art form where moss is used as a container for a plant. In this interesting and hands-on workshop, we will make Money Tree Kokedama! You will learn the skills behind Kokedama and how to make your very own. Fee includes all of the supplies to make Money Tree Kokedama, including money tree, moss, soils, etc. This is a unique, fun-to-make Kokedama workshop that you can take home and enjoy, or give as a wonderful living gift. Instructor: Kodema Forest.

Cost: Members $15, non-members $18 plus a $32 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by November 9.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - TREE17

 

SDBG Class

Two House Plants Kokedama Workshop
Saturday, November 24, 10 – 11:30 am

Kokedama is a traditional Japanese Living Art form where moss is used as a container for a plant. In this interesting and hands-on workshop, we will make Two House Plant Kokedamas! You will learn the skills behind Kokedama and how to make your very own. Fee includes all of the supplies, including two house plants, moss, soils, etc. This is a unique, fun-to-make Kokedama workshop that you can take home and enjoy, or give as a wonderful living gift. Instructor: Kodema Forest

Cost: Members $15, non-members $18, plus a $32 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by November 16.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - PLANTS24


SDBG Class

Succulent Christmas Wreath
Tuesday, November 27, 9 am – 2 pm

Take home a beautiful Christmas succulent wreath that you make yourself. Taught by the SDBG succulent Wreath Team.

Cost: Members $95, non-members $112, fee includes materials.
Register by November 20.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - CHRIS27


SDBG Class

Forest / Nature Bathing
December 2, 9:00 am -11:00 am

Description:  Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing is a way of connecting people to Nature. This idea and the positive health effects of simply being and walking in a state of relaxation in Nature has undergone significant scientific testing and validation in Japan and Korea. This innovative programming is trending in gardens and nature reserves across the country. Register today! This class will sell out fast. Instructor: Rhana Kozak 

Cost: $40 non-members $32 members

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For Members Only Coupon Code - Bath2

 

SDBG Class

Christmas Succulent Ball Ornament Shop
Thursday, December 6, 9 am – 2 pm

Take home a beautiful Christmas succulent ornament that you make yourself. Taught by the SDBG succulent Wreath Team.

Cost: Members $35, non-members $42, fee includes materials.
Register by November 29.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - BALL6

 

SDBG Class

Holiday Wreath Workshop
Saturday, December 8, 10 am – 2 pm

Build a beautiful full-sized, mixed greens wreath to decorate your home for the holidays. This technique can be applied to items often found in your garden. These gorgeous wreaths also make great gifts! Instructor: Dianna Burke.

Cost: Members $35, non-members $42, plus a $50 materials fee paid to the instructor at the class.
Please register by November 30.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - HOL8


 

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Ongoing Youth & Adult Programs

Docent-led Guided Tours Every Saturday, 10:30 am
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Botanical Printers 1st Sunday of each month, 9:30 am

Bird Watching 1st Monday of each month, 8 am
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