Gardening Classes

Gardening Classes 2018-03-07T09:43:53+00:00

Too much or too little water, wind, or sun, can be harmful to any garden. But with a little knowledge and water-wise attitude, you can work with the environment to make your garden healthy and attractive.

Our Santa Clarita Valley-Friendly Gardening Program offers a classroom and garden setting for those who want to learn more about gardening and conservation.

All classes are held at SCV Water located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91350.

Click on a class title below to register.

Sat 21
Aug 09
Aug 11
Sep 06

Gardening Class: Top 30 Plants for the SCV

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sep 08
Oct 18
Oct 20

Gardening Class: Trees for the SCV

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 01
Nov 03

Gardening Class: SCV Soils and Fertilizers

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 01

Gardening Class: How to Remove a Lawn

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 03

Note: Instructors may change without notice.

Our Instructors

John Windsor is a Certified Arborist and a California Certified Nurseryman. He has been a Horticultural Advisor in the Santa Clarita Valley for the last 21 years. He has a teaching credential in Horticulture and teaches gardening and landscape classes at the local Adult School, and the Santa Clarita Department of Parks and Recreation.

Tim Wheeler has degrees in both Horticulture Science and Park Administration. He has been in the Green Industry for over 25 years. During that time, he has specialized in landscape management, landscape education, and water conservation. Tim has held a number of certifications and licenses including Certified Arborist, Water Use Efficiency Practitioner, and Certified Landscape Water Auditor.

Stephen Williams received his horticultural training at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. He honed his skills at Descanso and Huntington Botanical Gardens where he worked as garden staff and plant propagator/nursery manager for ten years. He has been affiliated with UCCE Master Gardeners since 1996. Stephen is Professor of Horticulture Mt. SAC where he has been teaching free, weekly Home Gardening classes 10 years.