Wed, Aug 21
6:00pm - 9:00pm
155 classes have spots left
Summer is the best time to work on your tropical bonsai trees. This comprehensive workshop will cover all aspects of tropical tree care, styles, grafting, air layering, and soil types. Bring your trees in for critique, styling, and repotting, and set a course for the future of your bonsai tree.
Wednesday Aug 21st, 6pm - 9pm
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 Sep 3rd, 9:30am - 11:30am(8 sessions)
Discover the possibilities of cooking with chickpeas—high in fiber and protein, and gluten-free. In this cooking class, you will learn how to incorporate the vibrant flavors of India in a variety of different gluten-free dishes including chickpea avocado salad and chickpea masala curry served with basmati rice.
Friday Aug 23rd, 6pm - 8pm
Honey adds depth, flavor, and nuance to sweet and savory dishes that can be served all day long, from breakfast to dinner. In this cooking class, you will taste honey samples and use honey to make lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes, chipotle marinated skirt steak, mixed greens with lemon-honey vinaigrette, and berry chia seed pudding.
Saturday Aug 24th, 10am - 12:30pm
Corn, tomatoes, and zucchini are popular summer vegetables and often, successful gardeners find themselves with an overabundance. Learn to preserve these seasonal favorites as relish, sauce, or pickles to enjoy all year long. This class will also cover the basics of water-bath canning.
Sunday Aug 25th, 11am - 1pm
Proper garden care in the fall helps ensure healthy plants the next spring. Learn techniques for taking care of your lawn, trees, shrubs, and perennials, including fall fertilizing, mulching, cutting back plants, and protecting plants from winter winds and animal damage. Pointers will be given for fall planting of woody plants and spring-flowering...
Sunday Aug 25th, 1pm - 3pm
The medium of watercolor delightfully expresses the beauty of nature. Each week, you will focus on a specific technique, such as ways to mix greens or show natural textures, with a goal of a more satisfying painting experience. Learn how to use composition, color, and focus to create the impression of a beautiful natural place. Additional supplies...
Thursday Sep 19th, 1pm - 3:30pm(8 sessions)
Fall is the best time to prepare for a healthy, lush lawn for the upcoming season. Learn the basics of lawn renovation and how to prepare your lawn for winter. Discuss and observe proper techniques for installing sod, seeding and overseeding, and aerating and fertilizing—all aimed at revitalizing your lawn. Dress for the weather, as part of the class...
Saturday Sep 7th, 10am - 12pm
Learn to make small-batch artisan goat milk soap. Learn the old-fashioned cold-process method, using farm-fresh goat milk and organic, sustainable vegetable oil and essential oils. Take home a bar of this mild, moisturizing, chemical-free soap.
Thursday Aug 29th, 1pm - 3pm
Lightroom 1 is the wonder tool for organizing and editing your images. We will begin by downloading images from your camera, naming your folders, backing up your work, and then importing them into Lightroom in a workflow system that will allow you to locate and develop images into collections for emailing, printing, or other projects. Required...
Friday Sep 27th, 9:30am - 12pm(7 sessions)
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 Oct 5th, 9am - 10am(7 sessions)
Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Fergus Garrett, renowned plantsman and head gardener at Great Dixter, as he discusses how to combine plants, considering sense of place, color, shape, texture, and repetition. He will show how to contrast plants, how to add punctuation in a border, and how to create intimacy, movement, and balance. Examples...
Tuesday Sep 3rd, 1pm - 3pm
In this ongoing tapestry weaving class, students at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels come together to explore ways of using surface, image, and text within a woven form to create independent projects. Students will be exposed to both contemporary and historical tapestries through weekly visual presentations and will participate in skill-building...
Wednesday Sep 4th, 9am - 1pm(10 sessions)
This class is for those students who have participated in Rejuvenated Jewelry and are ready to learn more techniques and explore many creative ideas. We create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china. Bring your grandma’s jewelry box and collected treasures. Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent of...
Tuesday Sep 3rd, 12pm - 2pm(8 sessions)
Bring realism to your botanical artwork with a focus on identifying the morphological features of plants. Emphasizing specific plant parts in illustrations is critical to the identification of plant species in both scientific floras and identification manuals. Through a combination of lectures and lab/studio time, you will identify key characteristics...
Thursday Sep 5th, 6pm - 8:30pm(6 sessions)