Join Dr. Raabe for his monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please bring plants and disease samples in containers or bags.Fiber & Dye Exhibit closes April 5
Plants are the origin of most of the fibers we use in our daily lives,
and of the dyes that provide us with colors. Feel fabrics, see and
smell dyes and marvel at the many uses of plant fibers & dyes from
around the world. This exhibit is in collabaration with the
Permacouture Institute and the California College of the Arts.Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs:
Sunday, April 5, 1 - 2 pm
This hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors.
$20, $15 members. Price includes one adult and one child and 6 eggs per child, $10 each additional child or adult per family. Reservations required.
Saturday, April 11, 9 - 11 am
Sylvia La, Bay Area artist, will lead you through the Garden observing plants through the eyes of an artisit. Learn how to translate these observations onto paper using basic principles of line, shape, color value and texture. Notebook and pencil required. $30, $25 members, Reservations required.Spring Plant Sale Members' Preview:
Friday April 24, 5 - 7:30 pmSpring Plant Sale:
Saturday, April 25, 9 am - 2 pm Plant Sale Survival Guide!Arbor Day Celebration:
Sunday, April 26, 1 - 3 pm
Discover how trees are different from other plants, how they adapt to their environments, how they make food from sunlight and how they grow and reproduce, on this fascinating tour with Garden Docents. Free with Garden Admission.
Always check the Garden Calendar
for event details and updates. Call 510-643-2755 x03 for event registration.