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Classes at A Smart Garden

August 4, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Check out the updated class list for A Smart Garden!

August 5:  Garden Design
Instructor:  Cari Vega
10:30 to 12pm
Considering revamping your front or back yard, but not sure where to start?  We’ll break it down for you and make it easier than you think to get started creating a low-maintenance showpiece without breaking the bank.

August 19: Succulent Gardening & Swap
Instructor:  Cari Vega
10:30 to 12pm
Let’s talk about Succulents!  We’ll cover different types, care needs and demonstrate creating a potted succulent arrangement.  Class participants are encouraged to bring cuttings from their own succulents to share and swap with other attendees!

September 2: Edible Garden Planning & Care
Instructor:  Laura Maher
10:30 to 12pm
Learn how to plan, plant and care for an organic, edible garden that is beautiful,  productive and sustainable.

September 16: Controlling Pests in the Garden Naturally
Instructor:  Ron Whitehurst
10:30am to 12pm
Join Ron Whitehurst, Co-Owner of RinconVitova Insectaries, for a discussion on controlling pests in your garden naturally with beneficial insects.

September 23: All About Houseplants
Instructor:  Cari Vega
10:30am to 12pm
We’ll cover everything you need to know to successfully grow plants in your home, office or even on your patio:  lighting needs,watering habits, decorating tips and more!  Plants covered will include traditional houseplants, orchids, bromeliads and tillandsias (air plants).

October 7: California Natives
Instructor:  Laura Bauer
10:30 to 12pm
Learn how to create a naturally easy-care and drought-tolerant garden for you and native wildlife to enjoy using California natives of all shapes, sizes and colors.

November 4: Succulent Wreath-Making Workshop
Instructor:  Cari Vega
10:30 to 12pm
Make a living wreath for this year’s holidays that you can keep and display all year long!  Play with color and texture to make it your own style.  Cost tbd.

December: No Class Scheduled HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!


August 4, 2017
October 28, 2017


a smart garden
33 S Palm Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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