Workshops | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Visit the Erika J. Glazer Family Edible Garden in the Nature Gardens for our gardening workshop series taught by a Master Gardener!
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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 gardner 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!
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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!


SOLD OUT! Chocolate Workshop with Choco Vivo August 1 | 10:00AM - 12:00PM

INSTRUCTOR: Patricia Tsai from ChocoVivo

COST: Members: $20 Non-members: $23  - This event is sold out. 

This workshop is sponsored by    


Intro to Gardening Classes Sundays, September 13, 20, 27, and October 4 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 your yield and add variety

INSTRUCTOR: UCCE Master Gardener Florence Nishida

COST:* Members: $100 |  Nonmembers: $120

*A discounted price of $80 is available for residents living in the following zip codes: 90006, 90007, 90008, 90015, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90062, 90089. Discounts are limited and given out on a first-come-first-served basis. To see if you qualify and whether discounts are still available please call 213.763.3499. 

WHERE: Erika J. Glazer Family Edible Garden at NHM

Online registration click HERE. For further information, including discount availability and eligibility, please call us at 213.763.3499. 

This gardening series is sponsored by: