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Home & Garden (Interior Design, Upholstery, Furniture Painting, Garden)  








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.

 

"Haven of Harmonyā€¯ - 6 Incredible Furniture Finishes (incl mat'l)
Item: CAF1001 Melodie Burrus
M   9:30 AM - 2:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 2/5/2018 - 2/12/2018       Fee: $89.00
Classes are for beginners (no experience) to intermediate painters.
 

Home Staging to Love It or List It (incl book and some mat'l)
Item: HGS1001 Jeannette Ruggiano
Tu   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-116
Sessions: 4 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 1/30/2018 - 2/20/2018       Fee: $69.00
 

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 3/14/2018 - 4/25/2018       Fee: $79.00
NO CLASS MARCH 28
 

Easy Upholstery (incl. some mat'ls)
Item: HG1005 Richard Boyer
W   2:30 PM - 4:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 5 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
W 1/24/2018 - 2/21/2018       Fee: $99.00
 

6 Beautiful, Blue Furniture Finishes: "The Moody Blues" (incl mat'l)
Item: CAMB1001 Melodie Burrus
F   9:30 AM - 2:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 2/9/2018 - 2/16/2018       Fee: $89.00
Classes are for beginners (no experience) to intermediate painters.
 

6 Coastal Furniture Finishes: "Coastal Commander in Chic" (incl mat'l)
Item: CACC1001 Melodie Burrus
F   9:30 AM - 2:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
F 3/9/2018 - 3/16/2018       Fee: $89.00
Classes are for beginners (no experience) to intermediate painters.
 

Growing & Propagating Antique Roses (incl some mat'l) Venice
Item: HGRV1000 Gary Patton
Th   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Venice Rm Portable 2
Sessions: 1 Location: 409 Bahama St Venice, FL 34285
Th 2/1/2018 - 2/1/2018       Fee: $29.00
 

Container Gardening (incl Soil & Plants)
Item: HGC1001 Gary Patton
Th   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 2/15/2018 - 2/15/2018       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. THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Making Hypertufa Plant Containers (incl mat'l)
Item: HGP1001 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 3/6/2018 - 3/6/2018       Fee: $39.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants)
Item: HCH1001 Gary Patton
Sa   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 3/17/2018 - 3/17/2018       Fee: $29.00
Participants will take home a small planting. THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Growing & Propagating Antique Roses (incl some mat'l)
Item: HGR1001 Gary Patton
Sa   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Sa 4/14/2018 - 4/14/2018       Fee: $29.00
Students will propagate an antique rose from cuttings supplied by the instructor. FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants) Venice
Item: HGHCV1000 Gary Patton
Tu   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Venice Rm Portable 2
Sessions: 1 Location: 409 Bahama St Venice, FL 34285
Tu 4/17/2018 - 4/17/2018       Fee: $29.00
 

Florida Landscaping Series (Take All 4 & Save)
Item: HGL1000 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 2/3/2018 - 3/17/2018       Fee: $139.00
Class meets every OTHER week. BRING A BAG LUNCH
Class dates are 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17
 

Florida-Friendly Landscaping: 1st in Series
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 2/3/2018 - 2/3/2018       Fee: $39.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Designing Your Florida Yard: 2nd in Series
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 2/17/2018 - 2/17/2018       Fee: $39.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Florida-Friendly Plants for Sarasota: 3rd in Series
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 3/3/2018 - 3/3/2018       Fee: $39.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

Florida-Friendly Trees & Palms: 4th in Series
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 3/17/2018 - 3/17/2018       Fee: $39.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE
 

*Getting Your Affairs in Order
Item: HMA1001 Claire Flannery
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-205
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 2/20/2018 - 2/27/2018       Fee: $39.00
Binders will be provided.
Class date has changed from Saturdays, Feb. 3 & 10 to Tuesday's, Feb. 20 & 27
 

Get Your Paper Clutter Under Control
Item: HM1002 Claire Flannery
Tu   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-112
Sessions: 2 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 3/13/2018 - 3/20/2018       Fee: $35.00
 

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: HGD1003 Cheri Pachter
W 1/17/2018 - 3/7/2018 
 
 

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: HG1004 Richard Boyer
M 1/22/2018 - 2/26/2018 
 
NO CLASS FEBRUARY 19
 

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

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