Sat, Jun 22
10:00am - 12:30pm
153 classes have spots left
Successful egg cookery involves finesse and delicacy. Master a variety of techniques in this cooking class: poaching, making soufflé, using a ricer (for finely textured egg salad), simmering hollandaise sauce, and timing of soft- and hard-boiled eggs. You’ll enjoy eggs Sardou, farmhouse egg salad, zucchini frittata, and mango polenta soufflé.
Saturday Jun 22nd, 10am - 12:30pm
Energy medicine is an exciting “new” development in self-care, although its roots are ancient. It builds on Western science while drawing heavily from Eastern disciplines such as acupuncture, yoga, and qi gong. Energy medicine empowers you to work with your body’s electromagnetic and subtle energies to improve how you feel and how healthy you...
Tuesday Jun 18th, 10:30am - 11:30am(6 sessions)
Looking to freshen up your favorite dishes for summer? Create a container garden for fresh herbs any time you need them. Learn the basics of herb care and usage while potting up a selection of culinary herbs and other edibles to add a taste of summer to your dinner table.
Tuesday Jun 18th, 1pm - 2:30pm
Learn the post-processing workflow using a wide variety of images. You'll learn how to use Camera Raw and Photoshop, and unlock the power of curves to make global edits and localized tweaks. Discover thought processes, tips, and techniques for working with landscapes, portraits, collages, and cityscapes. Bring your laptop and images to work...
Friday Jun 21st, 9am - 4:30pm(2 sessions)
Shinrin yoku, Japanese forest bathing, refers to the practice of immersing all of your senses in the healing forest to reduce stress hormones and increase immune function. Connect with forest life around you through mindful activities on a gentle walk, typically covering less than a mile, and ending with a simple tea ceremony utilizing native...
Friday Jun 21st, 1pm - 2:45pm
Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity. You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string....
Tuesday Jul 9th, 9:30am - 11:30am(8 sessions)
Visit special areas of the Garden for unique photographic opportunities in places off the beaten path. This is an opportunity to capture images not often seen by Garden visitors. Prerequisite: Beginning Digital Photography or equivalent knowledge and skill. Class limited to DSLR cameras. The School’s CEUs=12 hours. A map will...
Saturday Jun 22nd, 9am - 12pm(4 sessions)
A Janet Meakin Poor Research Symposium New! Celebrate pollinator week by learning more about pollinators, why they are important, the threats they face, and what you can do to help them. Presenters will focus on native pollinators, bees and climate change, supporting pollinators in gardens and other natural areas, supporting bees in urban areas,...
Saturday Jun 22nd, 9am - 5:30pm
Vines add dimension, soften walls, dampen noise, and provide screening. Vertical plants work for any size space from woodlands to urban balconies. Review the merits of several varieties of vines, lianas, and ramblers in the landscape. Support structures, methods of attachment, and cultivation will also be discussed.
Saturday Jun 22nd, 9am - 11am
New! Laughter is the best medicine. This fun, interactive workshop combines simulated laughter exercises with breathing techniques to produce a wide range of physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Medical research shows even if you pretend to laugh, your body produces “happiness chemicals.” Suitable for all fitness levels. Dress...
Saturday Jun 22nd, 10:30am - 11:30am
Tai chi is a low-impact, slow-motion practice with health benefits such as increased range of motion, improved balance, and increased energy. Explore gentle postures and exercises designed to improve your well-being. This class may be practiced seated, and may be taken multiple times. Dress for the weather.
Saturday Jul 6th, 9am - 10am(8 sessions)
This class looks at what you'll need to successfully grow a variety of herbs in a sunny place in the ground, on a patio, or on a deck. You'll learn what is needed to grow healthy plants, how and when to harvest them, how to store them, and how to use them.
Thursday Jul 11th, 1pm - 3pm
Trimming your evergreens extends life, enhances their natural beauty, and prolongs health. Through demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on experience, learn the techniques to trigger natural rejuvenation of your evergreens from two seasoned arborists. The critical basics of tree physiology and how it is affected by trimming will be outlined. ...
Monday Jun 24th, 6pm - 9pm
Create three tiny cacti using needle felting techniques with beautiful, hand-dyed wool. Assemble them in terra cotta pots with moss, rocks, and other botanicals to embellish. A fun, easy class for beginners and experts.
Tuesday Jun 25th, 10am - 12pm
Come learn how to felt while hearing stories of a knitter, shepherd, and small business owner. Choose from our 5x7-inch fun, funky frame looms (which we’ll show you how to make yourself) and gather from our eclectic mixture of yarns, rovings, fibers, twigs, silk flowers, and more to make a truly unique piece. This weaving technique is really...
Tuesday Jun 25th, 1pm - 3pm