Department of Public Works
Classes and Events

We invite residents to attend gardening classes and events held by other institutions.
For a schedule of County smart gardening classes, visit our Workshops page.

If you have a class or event you want listed, submit information here for consideration.
Classes Page

Date and Location

Title and Description

Montclair - August 22, 2019
Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waterwise Community Center
4594 San Bernardino St

Fee: $0
What You Need to Know Before Your Landscape Transformation

Learn the basics you need to know to start planning your landscape transformation!

Registration: online here. For more information contact
Arcadia - August 24, 2019
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LA Arboretum - Palm Room
301 N Baldwin Ave

Fee: $35 ($25 for members)
Learn All About Invasive Plants

Homeowners know them as weeds, but out in the wild, they can crowd out natives, suck up valuable water, and create fires.

Registration: online here. For questions call Education Department 626.821.4623.
El Segundo - August 24, 2019
Saturday, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aloft El Segundo - Los Angeles Airport
475 N Pacific Coast Highway

Fee: $38 + 2.54 fee
Aloft Succulent Workshop

Refresh yourself with a complimentary signature cocktail and create a succulent terrarium that will be perfect for your workspace or home. Gardeners 21 years old or older.

Registration: online here. Sales end on September 8.
Pasadena - August 24, 2019
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eaton Canyon Nature Center
1750 N Altadena Dr

Fee: $20 ($15 for members)
SEEDLab Youth & Family Workshop

Learn the basic seed physiology, engage in a mini field to collect clean seed for planting using the processing tools of the trade and take home their processed seed and field kits.

Registration: online here. Sale ends on August 24.
Los Angeles - August 31, 2019
Saturday, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Theodore Payne Foundation - Front Porch
10459 Tuxford St

Fee: $25 ($20 for members)
Lawn to Garden Basics, A Walk & Talk with Flora Ito

This focused walk in TPF’s gardens showcases different landscape options and explains how to create a basic planting plan.

Registration: online here. Sales end on August 31.
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