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This class offers an introduction to the art of Bonsai (Penjing) gardening. You will learn from a master how to create and maintain your first bonsai. Class covers the care required, soil, fertilization, appropriate trimming, and the use of wires to control the shapes of the branches and trunks. (Bonsai plant and dish available for optional purchase for a $30 materials fee.)

Start date: 03/17/18

End date: 03/17/18

1 session

Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (3/17/2018-3/17/2018)

Instructor : Robert Wai Cho 

Room :  LHO 3

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Uncover the hidden potential of your small yard, patio, deck or balcony. This class addresses helpful techniques to make a small space appealing, functional, and ecologically friendly. Topics include plant selection, hardscape materials and professional methods to get the most out of your small space.  

Start date: 02/10/18

End date: 02/10/18

1 session

Weekly - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (2/10/2018-2/10/2018)

Instructor : Blair Constantine 

Room :  LHO 3

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Why come home to a barren lawn and drab plantings when you could be greeted by your own beautiful oasis? Learn the secrets professionals use to create landscapes that are functional, ecologically beneficial and aesthetically pleasing. Employing slides, lecture and handout materials, you'll learn both design theory and practical tips for transforming your yard into a lovely, welcoming space. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $55.50 each.

Start date: 01/18/18

End date: 01/25/18

2 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (1/18/2018-1/25/2018)

Instructor : Blair Constantine 

Room :  LHO 2

Class Fee: $65.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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This class provides both classroom instruction and outdoor demonstrations to prepare you for Winter gardening in Seattle.  Start in the classroom, discussing specific topics relevant to the Seattle gardener.  Then, go outside to the college’s Arboretum for pruning demonstrations and winter interest plant material.  Please bring a warm coat, hat and gloves.

Start date: 02/10/18

End date: 02/10/18

1 session

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (2/10/2018-2/10/2018)

Instructor : Mark Pollock 

Room :  LHO 3

Class Fee: $35.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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