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The Edible Garden: Breaking Ground with Florence Nishida.
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Gardening Classes


Garden-Worthy Grasses

Saturday, August 9 | 9:30–11:30am

Looking to replace your lawn, provide habitat for wildlife, or simply add graceful movement to your garden? With the Nature Gardens as our "showroom", explore how to use and maintain dozens of grasses and grass-like plants in your own garden with the Museum's Garden Director, Carol Bornstein. 

You can register online or over the phone at 213.763.3499.

Intro to Vegetable Gardening

September 7, 14, 21, 28, 1–4:30pm

Create your own edible garden for fresh, organic produce by learning how to:

1) Create good soil out of your current one
2) What, how, and when to plant
3) How much and how often to add compost and water
4) Manage insect pests and encourage "good bugs"
5) Increase yield and add variety 

Instructor: Florence Nishida, UCCE Master Gardener 

Where: In the Edible Garden at the Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd, 90007


Members $100 for 4 week series  

Non-members $120 for 4 week series

Discounted to $80 for 4 class series for residents of zip codes 90006, 90007, 90008, 90011, 90015, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90062, 90089. Discounts are limited, call 213.763.3499 for availability. 

Registration will begin in late July. 

For inquiries feel free to e-mail us at or call us at 213.763.3499.