Grow Native Nursery in Claremont offers both free and for fee educational programs and workshops for the public. Please note the location is at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont at the following address:
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Programs Currently Available:
Plant Selection for Your Garden
Saturday, February 22, 10-11 a.m. FREE Please RSVP Here
Dolores Ruiz, Nursery Manager for Grow Native Nursery Claremont, will help you learn how to select California native plants appropriate for the sunshine, soil, microclimate, and size of your garden.
Intro to Gardening with California Native Plants
Tuesday, March 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Click Here to Register OR
Sunday, March 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Click Here to Register
Member fee: $25 / Public fee: $32
A great class for native plant beginners and folks looking to take their knowledge of native plant gardening to the next level! Nursery Production Manager Antonio Sanchez takes you on a 3-hour journey, breaking many native plant myths and helping you choose great plants for you gardens. Topics covered include: Easiest native plants for your garden, basics of planting, watering and pruning, and what makes native plants important and special to Southern California.
Container Gardening with California Native Plants
Saturday, March 15, 10-11 a.m. FREE Please RSVP Here
Antonio Sanchez, Propagation Manager for RSABG, will help you learn how to select and arrange California native plants appropriate for containers. Perfect for patios, balconies, apartment dwellers, and adding interest to large gardens!
California Native Sage Festival
Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free with Membership or standard Garden Admission.
California Sages for the Garden: Antonio Sanchez, Propagation Manager for RSABG, will discuss selecting and caring for native salvia. (10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)
Medicinal Uses of Plants: Nicholas Hummingbird Hernandez, ethnobotanical educator, will discuss medicinal uses of local California native plants, including sages. (11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.)
For more information about the California Native Sage Festival, click here.
Spring Native Plant Maintenance
Saturday, April 12, 10-11 a.m. FREE Please RSVP Here
Antonio Sanchez, Propagation Manager for RSABG, will present seasonal maintenance tips for the native plant garden.
Earth Day Native Plant Workshop
Saturday, April 26, 10-11 a.m. FREE. RSVP link coming soon!
Led by Dolores Ruiz, Nursery Manager for Grow Native Nursery Claremont. More details coming soon!