NHM workshops provide you with hands-on experiences and relevant skills. Enjoy your time at the Museum in our beautiful new garden spaces while also learning something new!
Kimchi Saturday, February 20 | 1- 4 pm
This event is now sold out.
Grow Your Own Vegetables! Sundays: Feb. 28, Mar. 6, 13, 20 | 1-4:30 pm
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, Master Gardener | firstname.lastname@example.org
COST: Members: $100 for 4 class series | Nonmembers: $120 for 4 class 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 and only available over the phone, call 213.763.3499 for availability.
For phone registration and discounts please call 213.763.3499.
Intro to Backyard Composting and Composting with Worms! Sunday March 6 & Saturday April 2 | 10:00am – 12:00pm
L.A. Compost is partnering with the Natural History Museum to hold two free compost workshops. Workshops will begin with basic verbal instructions and demonstrations, followed by hands on opportunities to apply what was learned.
Sunday, March 6: Basics of Backyard Composting:
Learn what compost bin works best for you, where to locate it, what to put in it (and what to avoid), how to maintain your bin, troubleshooting, and harvesting.
Saturday April 2: Composting with Worms:
Learn how to set up a home vermicomposting system, care for your worms, harvest their castings, and apply the castings in your garden.
Michael Martinez, with L.A Compost
Daniel Feldman, with NHM Nature Gardens
Nature Gardens at NHM
This event is free with advanced registration. Registration will begin toward the end of February. Please check back then. Donations are welcome.