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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.

 

Lantern Court Garden Tours

Date

Sunday, May 31

Time

1:30 - 2:30pm

Location

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 Potted Plants

Date

Wednesday, May 20

Time

7 - 9pm

Location

Lantern Court

Instructor

Craig Schrader, Horticulturist

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

This demo/lecture includes everything you need to know to make your own annual and perennial patio and indoor arrangements. Gather design ideas as Schrader showcases his previous displays from private estates.

HOR704

   

 Landscaping with Lilacs

Date

Wednesday, May 20

Time

6:30 – 8:30pm

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Toby Davidson, Horticulturist

Cost

$10 members, $20 nonmembers

Tour the Arboretum’s Lilac Collection and discuss plant selection, cultural care, pruning practices, common problems, companion plants and other design considerations.

HOR550

Arlene and Arthur S. Holden Butterfly Garden Tours

Date

Saturdays and Sundays, June - August

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

 Create a Fairy Garden

Date

Saturday, June 20

Time

10am - noon

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Ann Rzepka, Lori Gogolin, Horticulturists

Cost

$25 members, $40 nonmembers

Create a landscape for fairies and gnomes using miniature plants, natural materials and tiny objects. Bring a 12 to 14 inch container and any small treasures you want to incorporate into your design. Class is open to imaginative people of all ages, but we ask that children under 10 be accompanied by an adult. Soil, plants and accessories provided.

HOR578

Qualified Tree Care For Your Home Landscape

Date

Saturday, July 11

Time

9am - noon

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Chad Clink, Community Forester

Cost

$20 members, $35 nonmembers

Thinking about a checkup for your trees this year? Learn about the national standards for safety, care and approaches that indicate quality tree care service providers. The session will be supplemented with an outdoor portion demonstrating proper tree care techniques, plant health care considerations, and tree structure and health evaluation.

HOR482

Earth-friendly Pest Management

Date

Tuesday, July 14

Time

7 - 9pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Denise Ellsworth, program director, Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education

Cost

$20 members, $35 nonmembers

Today’s gardeners need to work smarter by keeping plants healthy so that plants can use their own chemical defenses to fend off pests. Natural enemies, beneficial insects and horticultural strategies also play important roles in earth-friendly pest management. Explore common pest problems as well as a variety of strategies to keep pests at bay.

HOR420

Lantern Court Garden Tours

Date

Sundays, June 14, 28, 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

Create a Twilight Garden

Date

Wednesday, July 15

Time

7 - 9pm

Location

Lantern Court

Instructor

Craig Schrader, Horticulturist

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

Relax after work with plants that are at their best during early evening.  Discover which are most fragrant and can be strikingly backlit by the setting sun. We will review elements to think about when planning your garden and then stroll through our gardens to review suggested plants.

HOR311

Best Companion Trees for Rhododendron Shrubs

Date

Saturday, July 18

Time

10am - noon

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Charles Tubesing, Plant Collections Curator

Cost

$15 members,  $25 nonmembers

Take an educational tour through the rhododendron gardens to learn how to pair trees with rhododendrons in the home landscape. Tree species selection, physiology and placement will be discussed as well as how to incorporate new rhododendron shrubs in an existing wooded setting.

HOR521

Diversify with Groundcovers

Date

Thursday, July 23

Time

7 - 9pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Toby Davidson, Horticulturist

Cost

$15 members, $25 nonmembers

Beautiful and easy to grow groundcovers and their cultural requirements will be discussed during a stroll through our gardens.

HOR450

Painted Rain Barrel – A Work of Art for Your Yard

Adults and families with children above age 10.   See Children’s Discoveries for details.

 

Backyard Composting: Food for the Soil

Adults and families with children above age 10.  See Children’s Discoveries for details.