Department of Public Works
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Classes and Events


We invite residents to attend gardening classes and events held by other institutions.
For a schedule of County smart gardening classes, visit our Workshops page.

If you have a class or event you want listed, submit information here for consideration.
Classes Page


Date and Location


Title and Description

Los Angeles - June 1, 2019
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Emerson Avenue Community Garden
8050 Emerson Ave


Fee: Volunteer Opportunity
Monthly Community Workday

Please join us for our Monthly Community Workday as we maintain and build out this great community garden space.

Registration: RSVP is not needed, but please contact us with any questions online here, call 310.337.0827
Arcadia - June 2, 2019
Sunday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arboretum - Education House
301 N Baldwin Ave

Fee: $35 ($25 for members)
Includes Arboretum admission
Climate Reality: Re-Generation of the Landscape

Highlights the current endangered state of our landscapes and offers solution-oriented techniques for zero-waste/carbon-neutral garden designs, drawing upon nature’s processes.

Registration: online here, call 626.821.4623, or pay at the class.
Arcadia - June 8, 2019
Saturday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Arboretum - Tallac Knoll
301 N Baldwin Ave


Fee: $35 ($25 for members)
Includes Arboretum admission
Plumeria A-Z

Southern California: an ideal climate for plumeria! This hands-on workshop takes you through plumeria care, seeds, genetics, grafting, common problems, choosing the right variety, winter dormancy and more.

Registration: online here, call 626.821.4623, or pay at the class.
Montclair - June 8, 2019
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waterwise Community Center
4594 San Bernardino St


Fee: $0.
Mulching & Composting for the Waterwise Garden

Participants in this workshop will learn how to turn ‘garden trash’ into resources that become a staple for healthy gardening. ‘All Aboard’ for composting!

Registration: online here, or call 818.768.1802.
Sun Valley - June 15, 2019
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Theodore Payne Foundation
10459 Tuxford St


Fee: $40 ($30 for members)
Irrigation Practices for Native Plant Gardens with Tim Becker

Discuss irrigation principles, techniques and equipment for native plant landscapes – with practical examples. Bring your hat and water bottle.

Registration: online here, or call 818.768.1802.
Arcadia - June 22, 2019
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arboretum - Bamboo Room
301 N Baldwin Ave

Fee: $35 ($25 for members)
Includes Arboretum admission
Aesthetics of Ecology

Teaches how landscape architecture is combined with regenerative design principles to form orderly scenes of ecosystem function within contemporary developed landscapes.

Registration: online here, call 626.821.4623, or pay at the class.
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