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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.

 

Attract Butterflies to Your Yard (incl plants) - North Port
Item: HGBNP1001 Gary Patton
M   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
M 7/22/2019 - 7/22/2019       Fee: $29.00
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants) - North Port
Item: HGCNP1001 Gary Patton
M   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM STC North Port Rm Art Rm. 1-212
Sessions: 1 Location: 4445 Career Lane North Port, FL 34289
M 6/24/2019 - 6/24/2019       Fee: $29.00
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.
FEE FOR THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Fall Vegetable Gardening (incl some mat'l)
Item: HGV1001 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 8/12/2019 - 8/12/2019       Fee: $29.00
THIS CLASS IS NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Refurbish With Chalk Paint (supplies donated by Dixie Belle Paint Company)
Item: EC1002 Dayna Johnson
M   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 3 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 6/10/2019 - 6/24/2019       Fee: $69.00
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 (examples: single drawer from a dresser, picture frame without glass, small table or wood shelf you can carry with one hand) & note-taking materials.

What our students are saying: "Dayna is very experienced and communicates very well." "Patiently showing & helping with projects."
 

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 6/1/2019 - 6/1/2019       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: HGB1001 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 6/10/2019 - 6/10/2019       Fee: $29.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Successful Backyard Fruit Growing (incl tastings & plants)
Item: HGFG1001 Gary Patton
Tu   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM STC Sarasota Bldg 5 Rm 5-106
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 7/9/2019 - 7/9/2019       Fee: $29.00
Students who have taken this class rave about it; Gary's tips and tricks will help you coax fruit out of your own yard!
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Container Gardening (incl soil & plants)
Item: HGC1001 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 8/19/2019 - 8/19/2019       Fee: $29.00
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.
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: HGU1001 Richard Boyer
M 4/29/2019 - 6/3/2019  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. Please bring a small project to work on.
 
NO CLASS MAY 27
 

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: HGD1001 Cheri Pachter
W 5/1/2019 - 6/19/2019 
 
 

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 5/4/2019 - 6/1/2019  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 5/4, 5/11, 5/25, & 6/1 No class 5/18
 

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

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