Floral Design Course – 7 Weeks of Creativity

floraldesignA great gift idea, but you have to act before the Garden Center closes for the holidays on the 18th if you want this as a Christmas gift.  Shirley Tetreault, a nationally accredited Flower Show Judge, is teaching a floral design course every Tuesday from January 6 through February 17.  The course meets from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Albuquerque Garden Center.  Pre-registration is $75 before the course begins or $85 at the door – first class only.  Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted.  Call 296.6020 to register.

Design Kits are available in the Garden Shop any time before the class begins.

Gardening “U” for You – Registration Information

Education OwlThe Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs is pleased to announce a new series of educational classes, workshops, and guided nature walks. All classes are open to the public and may be purchased individually or in multiples, which can then qualify the student for a discount.

Classes will be taught by well qualified instructors who are recognized as experts in the community on a specific topic. Most classes will include Visual Demonstrations, PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts, Book Lists, and a Question and Answer Period. Continue reading

Gardening “U” for You – 2015 Class Schedule

__ January 19 - “What’s New for 2015”, plus “Great Oldies” – learn what plant varieties grow best in our area: also new trends in gardening.

__ February 16 - “Planning, Preparing, & Planting Great Vegetable Gardens”. What’s the best method for you? What works best in NM?

__ March 16 - “What is a Cactus?” Come learn all about cactus/succulents for indoor cultivation and outdoor beauty.

__ March 17 - (Tuesday) St. Patrick’s Day “Shades of Green” – Create a Succulent Dish Garden Workshop – $25 materials fee Continue reading