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Our Home & Garden classes will teach you the skills you need to fix up your house or yard. Whether you are new to Florida gardening, renovating your home, or learning the basics of decorating, our classes can help you reach your goals. Classes are taught by experienced instructors who can show you how to get the results you want. These practical classes will get you started on projects you want to tackle.

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants)
Item: HGC1000 Gary Patton
F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Requirement(s): Bring your own plant container that will hold soil & plants, not to exceed 15 inches diameter or 1,800 cubic inches (length x width x height). Can be a pot, hanging basket, window box, a recycled container, or two 8 inch pots.
 

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Series (Take All 4 & Save)
Item: HGL1001 Frank Solinko
Sa   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 10/5/2019 - 11/16/2019       Fee: $139.00
Class dates are 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, and 11/16
*Class meets every OTHER week. Bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch.
What students say: "Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process."
 

Florida-Friendly Landscaping for Homeowners
Item: HGL1010 Frank Solinko
Sa   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019       Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
*Please bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch.
What students say: "Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process."
 

Florida-Friendly Designing Your Florida Yard
Item: HGL1020 Frank Solinko
Sa   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019       Fee: $39.00
Please bring note taking material and a lunch. ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
What students say: "Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process."
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Florida-Friendly Plants for Sarasota
Item: HGL1030 Frank Solinko
Sa   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 11/2/2019 - 11/2/2019       Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
*Please bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch.
What students say: "Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process."
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Florida-Friendly Trees & Palms
Item: HGL1040 Frank Solinko
Sa   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019       Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
*Please bring note-taking materials and a bag lunch.
What students say: "Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process."
 

Making Hypertufa Plant Containers (incl mat'l)
Item: HGP1000 Gary Patton
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-110
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 10/1/2019 - 10/1/2019       Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
*Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
 

Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants)
Item: HGB1000 Gary Patton
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-104
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants) - North Port
Item: HGHNP1000 Gary Patton
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 11/5/2019 - 11/5/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. Students who have taken this class rave about it; Gary's tips and tricks will help you coax fruit out of your own yard!
 

Growing & Propagating Antique Roses
Item: HGNP1000 Gary Patton
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 11/19/2019 - 11/19/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
 

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