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Adult Education Classes

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Horticulture and Landscape Design

March through July 2019 Courses

Principles of Eco-Gardening: A THREE-WEEK CLASS – Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bamboo Structures for the Garden – Saturday, March 9; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spring Gardening Tasks – Wednesday, March 13; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wildflower Ecology: A Step Beyond Identification – Thursday, March 14; 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Gardening for the Birds – Wednesday, March 20; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Residential Landscape Design: A FOUR-WEEK CLASS – Tuesdays, March 26, April 2, 9, 16; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Pocket Meadows – Wednesday, March 27; 10 a.m. to Noon

Climbing Roses – Friday, March 29; 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Pruning Woody Plants in the Home Landscape – Tuesday, April 2; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The Bonsai Tray Landscape: A Lecture/Demonstration – Thursday, April 11; 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Soil Health Checkup – Friday, April 12; 9:30 a.m. to Noon

Dry Stack Stone – Wednesday, April 17; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Designing with Native Plants – Thursday, April 18; 10 a.m. to Noon

Methods of Ecological Gardening: A THREE-WEEK CLASS – Wednesdays, April 24, May 1, 8; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Gardening for Joy – Wednesday, April 24; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Spring Plants of Interest – Wednesday, May; 1 to 4 p.m.

The Truth about Bird Feeding – Thursday, May 9; 1 to 4 p.m.

Screech Owl Meet and Greet/Build an Owl House – Friday, May 10; 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Backyard Mini-Wildlife Refuge – Wednesday, May 15; 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Growing and Using Turmeric, Ginger and Basils – Saturday, May 18; 9:30 a.m. to Noon

The Bonsai Exhibition Garden in Spring: Curator’s Talk and Tour – Thursday, May 23; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Summer Gardening Tasks – Wednesday, May 29; 10 a.m. to Noon

Plants for Every Garden: A THREE-WEEK CLASS – Fridays, May 31, June 7, 14; 10 a.m. to Noon

Botany for Gardeners – Thursdays, June 13, 20, 27; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Summer Plants of Interest – Tuesday, July 16; 1 to 4 p.m.

Identifying and Understanding Invasive Plants – Friday, June 21; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Botany by Family – Saturday, June 22; 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Healing Gardens – Wednesday, June 26; 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Herbaceous Plant Propagation – Tuesday, July 23; 1 to 4 p.m.

Residential Landscape Design: A FOUR-WEEK CLASS – Tuesdays, July 30, August 6, 13, 20; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.