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Learn more about our instructors.

 

To see and enroll in a class offered at the Cleveland Botanical Garden,

please visit cbgarden.org or call 216.721.1600.

 

Arlene and Arthur S. Holden Butterfly Garden Tours

Date

Saturdays and Sundays, August and September

Time

1:15, 2:15 and 3:15pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden guides

Cost

Free for members, with gate admission for nonmembers. No registration required.

Enjoy a 30 minute guided stroll through the garden to learn about pollinators, how to attract them and to gather stunning plant combination ideas.  HIK120

Lantern Court Garden Tours

Date

Sundays, July 19 and Aug. 2 and 23.

Time

1:30 - 2:30pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden guides

Cost

Free for members, $10 nonmembers

Delight in the formal English borders, naturalized plantings, rock gardens and perennial beds.  Pick up landscape design ideas for your home.

HIK114

Exquisite Container Arrangements

Date

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Time

7 - 9pm

Location

Lantern Court

Instructor

Craig Schrader, Horticulturist

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

This demo/lecture will help you make novel indoor and outdoor container arrangements to beautify your home for fall.  Gather creative design ideas as Schrader showcases his previous displays from private estates.

HOR704

 Designing with Plant Combinations

Date

Saturday, Sept. 26

Time

10am - noon

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Toby and Megan Davidson, Horticulturists

Cost

$10 members, $20 nonmembers

Learn how to combine a variety of plants to create a stunning garden or landscape bed.  Tour Holden’s Display Garden while we discuss the art of combining plants. We will examine the concepts of color, balance, contrast, texture, repetition and form.  We will also view and discuss some of our favorite plants and plant combinations to use in the garden.  Please dress for the weather.

HOR300

How Safe Are Your Trees?

Date

Saturday, Sept. 26

Time

1 - 3pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Tom Mugridge, Forest City Tree Protection Co., Inc.

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

The aesthetics of a tree often overshadows the importance of its structural integrity. All trees can have some type of defect that affects their ability to withstand environmental forces. This class will take an in-depth look at types of tree defects, their significance and what you, the tree owner can do to reduce risk associated with owning trees. Join Mugridge, of Forest City Tree Protection Co., Inc. an ISA certified arborist and registered consulting arborist  for a morning of expert classroom and outdoor learning.

HOR485

Lantern Court Garden Tours

Date

Sundays, Sept. 27 and Oct. 11

Time

1:30-2:30pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden Guides

Cost

Free for members, $10 nonmembers

Delight in the formal English borders, naturalized plantings, rock gardens and perennial beds.  Pick up landscape design ideas for your home.

HIK114

Putting Your Garden Safely to Bed

Date

Sunday, Sept. 27

Time

1:30 - 4pm

Location

Corning Classroom

Instructor

Tere Cole-Lang, Horticulturist

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

Learn the best techniques to help your plants survive the winter.  A short hike on the Arboretum grounds to view proper practices follows the presentation.

HOR505