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Adult Education Classes

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Horticulture and Landscape Design

August through November 2019 Courses

The Arboretum’s Bonsai Exhibition Garden in Summer: Curator’s Talk and Tour  – Tuesday, August 6; 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Principles of Ecological Gardening: A THREE-WEEK CLASS – Wednesdays, August 28, September 4, 11; 1 to 4 p.m.

Beginning Bonsai A: A TWO-WEEK CLASS – Saturdays, September 14, 21; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fall Plants of Interest – Friday, September 20; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Landscape Potential: Approaches to Design – Saturday, September 21; 10 a.m. to Noon

Residential Landscape Design Practicum and Consultation: A TWO-DAY CLASS – Saturday and Sunday, September 21- 22; 4 to 5 p.m.

Ecology of the Blue Ridge: A SIX-WEEK CLASS & FIELD TRIP – Wednesdays, September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 12:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Build a Better Monarch Garden – Saturday, September 28; 10 a.m. to Noon

Gardening on Slopes A – Tuesday, October 1; 9 a.m. to Noon

Fall Gardening Tasks – Friday, October 4; 10 a.m. to Noon

Gardening on Slopes B – Saturday, October 5; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Drystone Walling Workshop – Wednesday, October 16; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rain Gardens – Friday, October 18; 10 a.m. to Noon

Japanese Maples and Companion Plants – Thursday, October 24; 9:30 a.m. to Noon

To Plant a Tree – Saturday, October 26; 10 a.m. to Noon

The Arboretum’s Bonsai Exhibition Garden in Autumn: Curator’s Talk and Tour – Tuesday, October 29; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Sowing Seeds of Victory – Tuesday, October 29; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

What a Plant Knows – Friday, November 1; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Beginning Bonsai B: A TWO-WEEK CLASS – Saturdays, November 2, 9; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Methods of Ecological Gardening – Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Botanical Latin for Gardeners – Wednesday, November 6; 10 a.m. to Noon

Topography and Maps – Thursday, November 7; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gardening in a Changing Climate – Thursday, November 14; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Gardening with Grains – Saturday, November 16, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cover Crops for Home Gardeners –  Thursday, November 21; 10 a.m. to Noon

Interested in "Growing Your Mind" in other programs, including natural history, fine art & craft, or health & wellness? Find out what other classes The North Carolina Arboretum has to offer.