Encinitas CA— Events and Classes happening in November at the SD Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas.
Sculpture in the Garden. This unique exhibition showcases sculptures from 49 talented mostly local artists set against the beautiful backdrop of the San Diego Botanic Garden. Take a self-guided tour with the Garden’s Sculpture Map. All sculptures are for sale and a portion goes to benefit the Garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm
Sunday, November 4, 9 – 11 am. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $32, Non-Members $40.
Forest Bathing. Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing is a way of connecting people to nature and is popular in Japan and Korea. This innovative programming is trending in gardens and nature reserves across the country. Come and try it for yourself! Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
Saturday, November 10, 9 am – 2 pm, San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members $85; Non-Members $102. Fees include materials.
Succulent Wreath. Design a delightful succulent wreath for your dining room, entry table or as a wonderful holiday gift! Taught by San Diego Botanic Garden’s Wreath Team. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
Sunday, November 11, 9 am – 4 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $75/Non-Members: $90. Plus a $60 per student materials fee on the day of class.
Mosaic Mandalas. Create a beautiful 12” mosaic mandala from design to grout in just one day! Use glass gems, stained glass, mirrored glass and ceramic tiles to make your mandala one-of-a-kind! Materials and tools provided. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
Saturday, November 17, 10 – 11:30 am. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $15/Non-Members: $18. Plus a $32 per student materials fee on the day of class.
Money Tree Kokedama Workshop. Kokedama is a traditional Japanese living art form where moss is used as a container for a plant. In this interesting and engaging hands-on workshop, you’ll make your own Money Tree Kokedama that you can take home and enjoy or give as a unique holiday gift. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
Saturday, November 24, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members: $30/Non-Members: $36. Plus a $80 materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of class.
Living Wall/Vertical Garden. REGISTER TODAY! THIS CLASS WILL SELL OUT! Learn the basics of planting a living wall in just 3 hours! Students will be planting a 10” x 20” wall of succulent varieties. Living walls can be used to adorn exterior or interior spaces. Use your imagination to come up with striking patterns and unique designs with a multitude of colors/textures/sizes of succulents. Instructor: Mary Lou Morgan. SORRY… NO STUDENTS ACCEPTED ON THE DAY OF CLASS. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
About San Diego Botanic Garden
Named as one of the “Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Traveling For” by the American Gardens Association, San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful urban retreat nestled on 37-acres in the midst of Encinitas. Visitors enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a wide variety of microclimates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden.