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Curator’s Cupboards

These special weekend events are your chance to meet members of our curatorial team, ask your own questions, and get a first-hand, up-close look at many amazing curiosities of our collections.
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Do You Want To Start Your Own Veggie Garden?

NHM's master gardener Florence Nishida explains why we should start our own healthy vegetable garden at home. Fall gardening classes start soon, part of our new and expanded Workshops program! 
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From the Ground Up:
Building a Backyard for the City

Citizen Science Manager Lila Higgins is tracking the latest and greatest developments in the Museum’s new outdoor habitat, the Nature Gardens!
View Lila's blog

Summer Nights in the Garden

Come get outdoorsy and spend your summer nights at NHM!

Check out highlights from the 2015 season here!

 

Workshops

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!

 

Grow Your Own Vegetables! October 16, 23, 30; 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Registration for the Fall "Intro to Vegetable Gardening" series will open in July. 

Create your own edible garden for fresh, organic produce by learning how to:
Create good soil out of your current one
What, how, and when to plant
How much and how often to add compost and water
Manage insect pests and encourage “good bugs”
Increase yield and add variety 

Instructor
Florence Nishida, Master Gardener | growtips@gmail.com
 
Where
Natural History Museum | 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007
 
Cost
Members: $100 for 3 class series
Nonmembers: $120 for 3 class series
Discounted to $80 for 3 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.