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To learn more about an upcoming class - click on the class name. To view all of our classes and events, select the Full Event Calendar on the right.


Gardener’s Special Winter Guided Interest Walk

Saturday February 21, 11:00 am-noon

Free! No reservations required. Maximum tour size 15 visitors – first-come, first-served. It may be winter but there are always many wonders to view in the Garden. Wear your cozy clothes and we’ll finish our walk back at the Manor House terrace to warm up with hot cider. 


Botany: Winter Twig ID, Early Spring Plants and May Blooms

Series class – Sundays March 15, April 19, May 31, 1:00-3:00pm

Learn to recognize patterns to help you more easily identify both native and ornamental plants by learning to group plants into families. First class will start with twig identification and early spring sprouts, then we’ll proceed with parts of a flower and leaf characteristics. Beginners and those with prior plant recognition skills will benefit from the class.


Spring Break Class – Manga Drawing

Tuesday through Friday, March 24 - 27, 9:30am-noon

Japanese comic strips and animation have introduced young people the world over to a new type of creativity. This style of art is beautiful and entertaining - these classes are a simple introduction to making manga on your own! Appropriate for children ages 8-12 years. 


Children’s Nature Illustration

Saturday series classes April 4, 11, 18, 25, 9:30am – 11:30am

Children ages 9 – 14 yrs. We will learn to look and really SEE how flowers, leaves, branches, and parts of Mother Nature are con­structed. We’ll create a detailed botanical drawing from life using pencil, fine-point drawing pens and any other preferred media on paper. 


Spring Plant Sale

Saturday April 4, 9:00am - 2:00pm at Floyd Light Middle School

You will find choice selection of trees, shrubs, and northwest natives from specialty nurseries and our own Leach Garden collection. Free parking and admission!


Honeybee Hike  

Season has ended but will begin again Wednesday February 4, 2015. 10:00 am-11:00 am