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Pruning Art or Pruning Atrocity

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Three forms of mal-pruning will be explained and compared with bona-fide examples of pruning art such as pleaching, pollarding, and coppicing. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 2018.  Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques...

Tuesday Aug 27th, 9:30am - 11:30am

Rehabilitative Pruning

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

This advanced class will discuss how to restore mal-pruned trees and shrubs. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 201. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisf...

Tuesday Aug 27th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Sustainable Soil Practices: Managing Soil Health

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Sustainable Soil Practices: Managing Soil Health on Your Site Learn all about best practices for soil management, from analysis to action! Through a combination of lecture, hands-on activities, and teamwork, attendees will learn about soil texture, chemistry, and biology, and how to interpret soil test results. Speakers will introduce innovative applications...

Wednesday Aug 28th, 9am - 4pm

All About Conifers

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

All About Conifers: Tree Identification, Management and Landscape Us Conifers provide the structural framework for many gardens, serving as specimen trees, focal points, screens, and hedges. Unique growth habits along with contrasts of foliage color and texture can provide year round interest in any size garden.  In the dark days of winter...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 9am - 3pm

Botanical Drawing

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

The pencil is an effective tool for producing beautiful botanical works and skill in pencil rendering is also a good basis for ongoing study of botanical art in other media such as watercolor.  It is highly recommended that you take Botanical Drawing as a prerequisite to Botanical Watercolor. All levels welcome; intermediate students can take...

Tuesday Sep 24th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$295

7 sessions

Gardening with the Seasons: Fall

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Autumn is a dynamic season in the garden.   Many plants are heading into dormancy, while others are in a period of active growth.  Doing the right gardening tasks now can set the stage for next year's garden: adding new plants for seasonal interest or making changes to address problems observed over the past season.  Some of the best...

Wednesday Sep 25th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Natural History Illustration

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Gain confidence in observing form while working with biological subjects to document and interpret what you see. An introduction to the practice of natural science illustration is complemented by critique sessions allowing students to discuss and respond to each other’s work. Build observational and visual interpretation skills while exploring illustration...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)
$275

7 sessions

A Tour of the Rare Book Collection

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

The History of Gardening: A Tour of the Rare Book Collection of the Elisabeth C. Miller Library Join Brian Thompson, Curator of Horticultural Literature at the Elisabeth C. Miller Library, for an intimate exploration into the library’s rare and old book collection. The collection was started by Brian Mulligan, who served as director of what is now...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 7pm - 9pm

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Fruit Tree Pruning

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning. Covers apple, cherry, plum, and pear trees. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Wednesdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction....

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$35

Vine Pruning

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Take control! This lecture covers pruning of common ornamental vines: wisteria, clematis, Boston ivy, Virginia creeper, honeysuckle, and trumpet vine. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques...

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$35

Shrubs III: The Puzzlers and Consequences

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

This class teaches us how to prune rhododendron, hydrangea, callicarpa, Viburnum bodnantense and abelia. Included in this two-hour slideshow are basic pruning techniques techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays....

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$35

Japanese Garden Pruning

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Specialized pruning techniques for Japanese maples, bamboo, cloud pruning of pines, and tamamono shearing will be covered. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better...

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$35

Art of Nature

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Join Certified Forest Therapy Guide, artist, and writer Julie Hepp as they facilitate nature and art experiences. Participants will be invited to slow down and connect with both human and more-than-human beings through sensory-based activities. Then, participants will be invited to create works by writing, illustration, painting, and working with nature...

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$30

Rose Pruning

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Learn the right way to prune roses: hybrid teas, climbers, & landscape roses. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Wednesdays in 2018. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfa...

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$35

How To Prune and Renovate The Overgrown Landscape

at UW Botanic Gardens - University District 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, Washington 98195

Basic pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown or overplanted landscape. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance.  Classes last two hours and are held on Thursdays in 2018.  Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer...

No Upcoming Schedules
$35
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