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Classes

 

All classes are for ADULTS ONLY (18+)

Dear San Diego Botanic Garden Guests,

We are pleased to announce SDBG will be using ActiveNet for class scheduling and payment processing.

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SDBG Class

Living Wall / Vertical Garden
Saturday, May 26, 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 exterior or interior with multitudes of colors, textures and sizes. 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 May 18.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - LW26

 

SDBG Class

Mosaic Birds (Ages 16+)
Saturday, June 2, 9 am – 4 pm

Learn glass cutting techniques for creating feathers for your mosaic bird. Using a rainbow of stained glass, you will learn how to cut pieces for your bird, as well as various techniques for creating borders and backgrounds. A pattern will be available for you to use, or you can choose your own with instructor’s permission. Instructor: Marsha Rafter.

Cost: Members $75, non-members $90. Plus a $60 materials fee paid directly to the instructor. Please register by May 25.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - Bird2

 

SDBG Class

Mosaic Flower Pots
Thursday, June 7, 10 am – 2 pm and
Friday, June 8, 10 am – 12 pm

Create a mosaic a terra cottage flower pot for your garden. Learn how to use a variety of irregular shaped glazed tiles, square tiles in various sizes, circles, glass gems and pottery to make your own unique pot. Instructor: Candy Sharda

Cost: $35 members, $42 non-members. Plus a $25 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor. Please register by June 1.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - Flower7

 

SDBG Class

Photography Fundamentals and Creative Control
Saturday, June 30, 9 am – 12 pm

Ready to get more from your camera? Join Sandy Zelasko as she reviews basic camera controls and how to apply them in everyday situations. Improve your photography with techniques we share in class then practice what you’ve learned in the gardens using your newfound photographer’s eye. Be sure to bring your digital camera (DSLR or point & shoot) and camera manual to class.
Instructor: Sandy Zelasko.

Cost: Member $55, non-member $66. Please register by June 22.

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For Members Only Coupon Code - Creative30

 

SDBG Class

Living Wall / Vertical Garden
Saturday, July 7, 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 exterior or interior with multitudes of colors, textures and sizes. 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 June 29 and August 24.


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For Members Only Coupon Code - LW7

 

Zentangle – Yin/Yang Workshop
(Ages 12 +)
Sunday, July 8, 12 – 2 pm

Opposites really do attract.
Create black and white art pieces with black and white pens.
ZERO ART EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
Instructor: Janet Masey.

Cost: Members $40, non-members $48 plus a $10 materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Please register by June 29.


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For Members Only Coupon Code -  ZEN8


 

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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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