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Herbs and Digestion- March 8 Herbs and Digestion- March 8

March 8, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
According to the ancient science of Ayurveda, digestion governs our overall health and state of wellbeing, both physically and mentally. Come explore some of the plants commonly used in herbalism to assist in maintaining balance in digestion. Participants will explore a variety of culinary spices which may enhance and strengthen digestive power according to Vedic tradition. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 1.

Our Price: $35.00
Herbs and Stress- March 22 Herbs and Stress- March 22

March 22, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will look at two specific classes of herbs called "nervines" and "adaptogens" and how they have been show to help adapt to stress by promoting general relaxation and peace of mind. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 15.

Our Price: $35.00
Herbs and Mood- April 5 Herbs and Mood- April 5

April 5, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will explore different classes of herbs and review research/studies that show the mood enhancing effects of a variety of plants. This session will explain how plants may be used to promote general relaxation, with emphasis on an uplifting sense of well-being. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 29.

Our Price: $35.00
Intro to Herbal Teas with The Tea Smith- April 11 Intro to Herbal Teas with The Tea Smith- April 11

April 11, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Many herbs have long been enjoyed for their taste, as well as their wellness properties. In this class we will investigate and enjoy some of the most well-known herbal drinks. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by April 8.

Our Price: $20.00
Herbs and Cosmetics- April 26 Herbs and Cosmetics- April 26

April 26, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will explore a variety of uses and recipes, with the purpose of creating our own cosmetics. Recipes may include: perfume/body fragrance, toothpaste, deoderant, salves, oils, body butters, skin serum, and hair rinses. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by April 19.

Our Price: $35.00
Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30 Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30

May 30, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Americans drink about 80% of their tea iced. In this class we will look at the history of iced teas and try some great new ways to make them. We will also enjoy some new seasonal selections. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by May 27.

Our Price: $20.00
Kokedama with Ticia - March 21 Kokedama with Ticia - March 21

March 21, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
If you enjoy the plant collection in the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory, you'll enjoy learning the basics of succulent care with Ticia Loza, conservatory gardener and lover of houseplants. In this session, you'll create your own Kokedama. Kokedama is a ball of soil, covered with moss, on which an ornamental plant grows. The idea has its origins in Japan, where it is a combination of the nearai bonsai and kusamono planting styles. Today, Kokedama is very popular in Japanese gardens. $59, $49 for garden members. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by March 14.

Our Price: $59.00
Gardenlust- Loveland Garden Club Lecture featuring Chris Woods- March 12 Gardenlust- Loveland Garden Club Lecture featuring Chris Woods- March 12

March 12, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Join us for Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens. For three years, Chris Woods traveled the world seeking out contemporary gardens and found fifty of the best. With wit and humor, he describes the most arresting features in public parks in exotic locations like New Delhi and Dubai, mission-redefining botanic gardens in Chile and Australia, and the most enviable details of lavish private estates and gemlike city yards. Throughout, he reveals the fascinating people, plants, and stories that make these gardens so lust-worthy. The cafe will be open to purchase dinner prior to the lecture and a complimentary dessert reception and booksigning will follow. This lecture is made possible by a generous gift from the Loveland Garden Club.

Our Price: $15.00
Coffee: From Seed to Cup with A Hill of Beans- February 29, 10 a.m. Coffee: From Seed to Cup with A Hill of Beans- February 29, 10 a.m.

February 29, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon
Join the roasters from A Hill of Beans to learn about the process of coffee from seed to cup. Hear about roasting, different methods of brewing, and how to properly taste coffee. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Coffee: From Seed to Cup with A Hill of Beans- April 25, 10 a.m. Coffee: From Seed to Cup with A Hill of Beans- April 25, 10 a.m.

April 25, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon
Join the roasters from A Hill of Beans to learn about the process of coffee from seed to cup. Hear about roasting, different methods of brewing, and how to properly taste coffee. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Introduction to Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller- May 16, noon Introduction to Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller- May 16, noon

May 16, 2020 from noon to 3 p.m.
If you are new to bonsai or want to get started, this workshop is for you. Each participant will receive a plant specimen, a suitable pot with soil, and a two-hour workshop, led by recognized bonsai artist Max Miller, designed to give you the basic skills needed to create and care for your own bonsai. Picture is representative of, but not identical to the specimen that participants will receive.

Our Price: $85.00
The Living Landscape- Summer Solstice Lecture featuring Rick Darke- June 18 The Living Landscape- Summer Solstice Lecture featuring Rick Darke- June 18

June 18, 2020 at 7 p.m. Our garden is our home habitat. For most of us, it's the landscape we spend the most time in. If it's designed to support a great variety of life it will be full of surprise, adding intrigue and interest to every day. Expanding on the subject of The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden, co-authored by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy, this richly illustrated talk  will present ideas for the plant selection, design, and care of home and community landscapes that are practical and durable, but also beautiful and joyfully livable. The cafe will be open to purchase dinner prior to the lecture and a complimentary dessert reception and booksigning will follow. This lecture is made possible by generous gifts from the Mae and Lawrence Youngman and Judy and Jim Wigton families.

Our Price: $15.00