Classes/Workshops/Guest Speakers

The Garden cares about your safety. We ask that guests please observe appropriate social distancing during all gatherings and events as we work to create a safe and sanitary space for everyone. Thank you.

Due to Social Distancing guidelines enacted in response to COVID-19, all classes and workshops are postponed until further notice. Please check back at a later date for more information regarding the resumption of scheduled events.


Registration Process: To register for a class that requires registration, please email us at info@sancarloscommunitygarden.com and please include the class registration code in the subject line. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult.


April


Spring Volunteer Beautification Pitch In 

Saturday, April 4th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Leader: Carol Lockwood

Join your neighbors, community gardeners, and volunteers of all ages as we work together to give our garden a little TLC that will keep it looking its best for everyone! This is a time to come together, put a shine on things, and go after projects where a team effort makes all the difference! It’s also a lot of fun. All volunteers welcome!


May


Happier, Healthier Children: The Child-Nature Connection

Saturday, May 2nd

9:30 am – 11:30 am

Cost: FREE

Guest Speaker: Dr. Cynde Lane, Pediatrician

Organized by: Kelly Wood

Registration Code: HHC

When was the last time your child built a fort, planted seeds, or played a game with their friends outside? Learn how to instill a love for the outdoor side of life with all the benefits playing with nature can offer. Learn methods to encourage curiosity, healthy habits, and exploration from an expert in the pediatric field, Dr. Cynde Lane while children enjoy outdoor activities in the garden.


June


Growing and Enjoying Herbs

Saturday, June 6th

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cost: $20.00

Instructor: Deborah Austin of Austin Design- Landscape and Garden

Registration Code: GEH

Join us for our June class at the garden! You’ll learn a lot about herbs and how to grow and enjoy them! Learn a little something, taste a little something, make a little something! You’ll leave relaxed and inspired to grow more herbs and try some new ones.

Past Classes and Workshops:

Beginning Vegetable Gardening

Saturday, March 14th and Saturday, March 28th

9:00 am – 2:30 pm both days. Bring lunch.

Cost: $20.00 for both sessions

Instructor: Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin, Master Gardener

Registration Code: BVG

Come learn how to plan an amazing vegetable garden including information on location, seeds and transplants, as well as companion plants and herbs from a Master Gardener! Enjoy a day in the garden while gathering a wealth of hands-on tips to make your garden shine. Each day covers two lessons.


4th Annual Hands-On Pruning Fruit Tree Demonstration and Training

Saturday, February 1st 2020

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Organized and led by: Deborah Austin

 

November: Growing and Enjoying Herbs (Registration Code: GEH)

Saturday, November 2nd

9:00-10:30 am

Cost: $20.00 per person

Leader: Carol Lockwood

Instructor: Deborah Austin of Austin Design – Landscape & Garden

Learn how to plant and grow your own herbs and what to do with them when harvested.  Good time to get some great holiday ideas. 

Registration Required

Planning Your Warm-Weather Garden (Registration Code: SVG)

Saturday, April 27th

9:00-10:30 am

Cost: $10.00 per person

Registration Required

Instructor: Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin, Master Gardener

Learn about choosing vegetable plants to fit the season, deciding on the right location for your plants, and starting with seeds versus transplants. 

Building a Miniature Garden (Registration Code: BMG)

Saturday, May 4th

9:00-10:30 am

Cost: $20.00 per adult / $15.00 per child

Registration Required

Instructor: Leslie Nelson

For those who have a small space but a desire for a little garden or simply want a great craft project.  

Spring Beautification Work Party

Saturday, May 18th

9:00-11:00 am

No Charge

No Registration Required

Leader: Carol Lockwood

Come spend some time in the garden helping to make it a neater, more inviting, restful and inspirational place for the community.

Saturday, September 7th

9:00-10:30 am

September: Planning Your Cool Weather Garden (Registration Code: CWG)

Cost: $10.00 per person

Registration Required

Instructor: Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin, Master Gardener

Learn about choosing vegetable plants to fit the season, deciding on the right location for your plants, and starting with seeds versus transplants.