• Classes at Heronswood Learn from respected professionals

  • Classes at Heronswood Learn from respected professionals

Practical Botany for Gardeners

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Date: Wednesday, January 15, 10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: Ross Bayton

Confused by calyces? Baffled by bulbs? Then this botanical primer is just for you. Professional botanist and plant taxonomist Dr. Ross Bayton will lead you through the botanical basics, from plant anatomy …

Plant Study: Conifers

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Thursday, February 13, 10:00am-1:00pm

Instructors: Dr. Ross Bayton, Nathan Lamb

Conifers dominate the western Washington landscape and are important components of many of our gardens. Significant as hedges and specimen plants, these trees and shrubs have a fascinating evolutionary history …

Propagation II: Seeds

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Saturday, February 29, 9:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: Dan Hinkley

Propagation by seeds remains a mystery to many fine gardeners, though there is probably no greater joy than collecting, cleaning, and sowing ones own seeds, successfully transplanting the resultant seedlings, and raising them …

Pruning

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Saturday, March 14, 10:00am-3:00pm

Instructor: Nathan Lamb

Pruning is perhaps the best example of horticulture being both a science and an art. To prune properly requires a solid understanding of the biology and growth patterns of the plant in question, …

Plant Study: Spring Ephemerals

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Thursday, March 26, 10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: Dan Hinkley

Spring ephemerals are a beloved and crucial part of any garden design, providing a much-needed pop of color and growth in late winter when it’s needed most. There is a great diversity of …

 
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