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

La Canada Flintridge - August 17, 2019
Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr

Fee: $0
Community Service Day

Get hands-on gardening experience and help care for the Gardens at this volunteer opportunity.

Registration: online here. RSVP to by Wednesday, August 14. Waiver required to participate.
Sun Valley - August 17, 2019
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Theodore Payne Foundation - Pergola
10459 Tuxford St

Fee: $40 ($30 for members)
Irrigation Practices for Native Plant Gardens

This class for home gardeners discusses irrigation principles, techniques and equipment for native plant landscapes.

Registration: online here. Sales end on August 17.
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.
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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