Atlanta Classes - Non Member
Drawing Trees
Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal. With the focus on trees native to Georgia, students will draw leaves and branches, tree trunks, roots, and tree structures and shapes. Join us for this fun and life-affirming art class. This class is part of the Botanical Drawing Program.
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Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Sept. 25
 (Morning Session, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
 
8/28/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$190.00
Tuesdays, Aug. 28 - Sept. 25
 (Evening Session, 6 - 9 p.m.)
 
8/28/2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$190.00
Tai Chi
The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance. Cultivate your mental focus and physical strength in an enchanting setting. *Intermediate students must be invited by the instructor.
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Beginner Q4 - Saturdays, Sept. 15 - Nov. 17
 (9:15 - 10:15 a.m.)
 
9/15/2018 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
$139.00
Beekeeping: Getting Started
This is an information-gathering class about the feasibility of beekeeping in the area. Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started. Weather permitting; students visit the Garden’s hives for a demo. Register early – space is limited.
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Saturday, Sept. 15
 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
 
9/15/2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$34.00
Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration
Fine line pen is the ideal medium for botanical illustration because it reproduces so beautifully in books and publications. Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with fine line pen. Prior drawing experience is very helpful. This class is part of the annual ABG Botanical Drawing Certificate Program.
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Tuesdays, Oct. 2 - Oct. 30
 (Morning Session, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
 
10/2/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$190.00
Tuesdays, Oct. 2 - Oct. 30
 (Evening Session, 6 - 9 p.m.)
 
10/2/2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$190.00
Fall Pruning
Now is the time to prepare for fall and winter pruning. Proper pruning ensures your plants will be their healthiest and look their best from season to season. Learn all manner of pruning methods including tree and shrub pruning and fall cut-backs along with the proper timing for these techniques.
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Wednesday, Oct. 10
 (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
 
10/10/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$29.00
Orchids for Beginners I
Orchids can be divided into two broad groups that dictate cultural requirements. Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum, belong to the group whose care requirements are closest to other typical houseplants. Examine how to grow these plants and their relatives in the typical home environment. Each class participant will go home with an orchid plant.
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Saturday, Oct. 13
 (10 a.m. - Noon)
 
10/13/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$34.00
Winter Container Gardening
This class will explore container gardening basics including plant selection, soil types, and choosing appropriate containers. Learn about annuals, perennials, trees, and shrubs that do well in pots. We will emphasize container garden design principles and plant combinations for year-round appeal.
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Wednesday, Oct. 17
 (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
 
10/17/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$29.00
Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping
Good beekeepers understand their bees and take measures to meet their needs. We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping. If conditions permit, we will check out the Garden observation hive. If you are an aspiring beekeeper or a beekeeper who has wondered: "what and why my bees are doing whatever they might be doing?", this course is for you!
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Saturday, Oct. 20
 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
 
10/20/2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$34.00
One Foot at a Time: Springtime Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
In this beginners’ course you will learn to design, plan, and grow your own successful spring garden. Bring dimensions of your available planting space (if you have one). This will be an interactive lesson on square foot and high productivity gardening for your (and the Gardens!) favorite spring weather vegetables.
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Thursday, Nov. 1
 (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
 
11/1/2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$29.00
Drawing the Fall Harvest in Colored Pencil
The summer growing season culminates in the fall harvest, when a bounty of fruits and vegetables spill out of the cornucopia, reminding us of what the earth provided. In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or black and white mediums. Bring a collection of landscape photos (black and white or color) to the first class for drawing exercises. A supply list is emailed with the confirmation.
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Tuesdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 11
 (Morning Session, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
 
11/6/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$190.00
Tuesdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 11
 (Evening Session, 6 - 9 p.m.)
 
11/6/2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$190.00