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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.



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Fall Vegetable Gardening (incl some mat'l)
Item: HGP1002 Gary Patton
F   10/21/2022 - 10/21/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $35.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.  

 

 

ONLINE: Florida Landscaping Series (Take All 4 & Save)
Item: HGL1012 Frank Solinko
Sa   10/8/2022 - 11/19/2022  Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 4 Location: Online , FL
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $179.00

NOTE: The series includes all four workshops. Bring note-taking materials and a lunch.   Students must have a device with audio and video, internet connection, and email to participate. Students will receive an email with the link to join the class.

CLASS DATES ARE:  OCT 8, OCT 22, NOV 5 & NOV 19. 

 

ONLINE: Florida Landscaping for Homeowners
Item: HGL1013 Frank Solinko
Sa   10/8/2022 - 10/8/2022  Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: Online , FL
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $49.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 

NOTE: Bring note-taking materials and a lunch. Students must have a device with audio and video, internet connection, and email to participate. Students will receive an email with the link to join the class.

 

ONLINE: Designing Your Florida Yard
Item: HGL1014 Frank Solinko
Sa   10/22/2022 - 10/22/2022  Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: Online , FL
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $49.00

Students must have a device with audio and video, internet connection, and email to participate. Students will receive an email with the link to join the class.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 


NOTE: Bring note-taking materials and a lunch.

 

ONLINE: Florida Trees & Palms
Item: HGL1016 Frank Solinko
Sa   11/19/2022 - 11/19/2022  Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: Online , FL
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $49.00

Students must have a device with audio and video, internet connection, and email to participate. Students will receive an email with the link to join the class.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 


NOTE: Bring note-taking materials and a lunch.

 

ONLINE: Florida Plants for Sarasota
Item: HGL1015 Frank Solinko
Sa   11/5/2022 - 11/5/2022  Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: Online , FL
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $49.00

Students must have a device with audio and video, internet connection, and email to participate. Students will receive an email with the link to join the class.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 


NOTE: Bring note-taking materials and a lunch.

 

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants)
Item: HGFG1001 Gary Patton
M   10/10/2022 - 10/10/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $35.00

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!

 

Attracting Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants)
Item: HGB1001 Gary Patton
M   11/7/2022 - 11/7/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $35.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.


 

 

Hypertufa: Making Your Own Planters (incl mat'l)
Item: HGP1001 Gary Patton
Th   11/17/2022 - 11/17/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $39.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 
*Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.

 

Container Gardens (incl soil & plants - bring your own container)
Item: HGC1001 Gary Patton
Th   12/8/2022 - 12/8/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       Fee: $39.00

 


ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.


Requirement(s): Potting soil and plants are provided.  You might want to consider gardening clothes or an apron.  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).  It can be a pot, hanging basket, window box, grow box, or any recycled or re-purposed container.  The container should have drainage or be able to be drilled to provide drainage. (I will bring a drill). Glazed ceramic can't be drilled. Remember you have to be able to carry it home full of soil and plants. I will bring some dollar store plastic containers if you don't have containers.  You can bring your own trowel if you wish but I will have some available. 

 

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

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