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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.
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Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants) - North Port
Item: HGBN1001 Gary Patton
Tu   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
Tu 3/12/2019 - 3/12/2019       Fee: $29.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants) - North Port
Item: HGCN1001 Gary Patton
W   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
W 2/27/2019 - 2/27/2019       Fee: $29.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Divine Decor II: Includes Field Trips
Item: HGD2001 Cheri Pachter
W   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-119
Sessions: 6 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 3/13/2019 - 4/24/2019       Fee: $79.00
NO CLASS MARCH 20
 

Refurbish With Chalk Paint (supplies donated by Dixie Belle Paint Company)
Item: CAC1006 Dayna Johnson
M   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 2/25/2019 - 3/11/2019       Fee: $59.00
Chalk painting supplies donated by Dixie Belle Paint Company
1641 Land O' Lakes Blvd. Ste 6
Lutz, FL 33549
PH: 813-909-1962


Bring two small projects to first class & pencil and paper to take notes.
What our students are saying: "Dayna is very experienced and communicates very well." "Patiently showing & helping with projects."
 

Florida-Friendly Plants for Sarasota
Item: HGL1030 Frank Solinko
Sa 2/23/2019 - 2/23/2019 

BRING 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."

 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Fee: $39.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

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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 3/9/2019 - 3/9/2019       Fee: $39.00
BRING 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.
 

Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants)
Item: HGB1002 Gary Patton
Tu   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 2/19/2019 - 2/19/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants)
Item: HGFG1002 Gary Patton
Tu   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 3/5/2019 - 3/5/2019       Fee: $29.00
Participants will take home a small planting.
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants)
Item: HGC1002 Gary Patton
M   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 3/25/2019 - 3/25/2019       Fee: $29.00
You should bring your own container - any size up to 20" diameter - and small hand tools. Limit the size of the container to what you can carry after it is filled with soil and plants. Flowering plants and herbs will be provided as part of the fee.
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Easy Upholstery (incl. some mat'ls)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: HGU1002 Richard Boyer
M 1/28/2019 - 3/4/2019  Creativity and making the best of what's on hand are everyday realities for Bud Boyer. Through the years he has owned and operated Boyer Enterprises, specializing in hard surface flooring and bathroom and kitchen remodeling. On the side, he has reupholstered every imaginable kind of furniture. This class will focus on beginner upholstery. Join us and learn the basics to recycle and up-cycle furniture.
 
NO CLASS FEB 18
 

Divine Decor: Intro to Interior Design (incl some mat'l)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: HGD1002 Cheri Pachter
W 1/16/2019 - 3/6/2019 
 
 

Florida Landscaping Series (Take All 4 & Save)   Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: HGL1001 Frank Solinko
Sa 1/26/2019 - 3/9/2019  Class meets every OTHER week. BRING 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."
 
Class dates are 1/26, 2/9, 2/23 & 3/9
 

Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat'l)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: HGS1001 Jeannette Ruggiano
Tu 1/29/2019 - 2/19/2019 
 
 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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