Friday, September 12, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Theodore Payne Foundation
10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352 (map
Here’s what TPF says about the class:
“This comprehensive three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site’s soil to the first day of class.”
Theodore Payne classes fill up quickly, so you may want to preregister by calling them at 818-768-1802.
Here is their Calendar.
P.S – Not all California native plants are desert plants – this is only one of many sections of Theodore Payne’s sales yard. Dry Shade and Riparian (riverbank, or moist areas) are two of my favorites.