All classes require preregistration unless otherwise noted. Payment must be received in advance in order to reserve a place in a class, workshop or field trip. No refunds can be guaranteed if cancellation is made within seven days of the class. Special cancellation fees may apply to trips. Register online by following the registration link associated with each class. To register by phone with a credit card or for more information, call 520-326-9686, Ext. 18. Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.
TUCSON ORGANIC GARDENERS COMPOSTING CLINIC Sat., Mar. 1 ● 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tucson Organic Gardeners docents will be available to answer questions about compost in the Gardens’ composting demonstration area. Free with Gardens admission. DUE TO DEMAND WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS! PLEASE CONTACT THE REGISTRAR AT 520 326-9686 EXT. 18 AND SHE WILL PUT YOUR NAME ON A LIST. A FLOURISHING POTTED GARDEN Wed., March 5 ● 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sat., March 8 ● 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Learn special tips for planning, designing, planting and caring for your desert home’s container garden. When planting in containers, there are well-established methods for plant survival, particularly in our challenging climate. Learn from potted garden expert Marylee Pangman and her proven techniques for planting successful potted gardens. In this class you will learn how to choose plants and pots that enhance your patio, plant for success and care for your potted gardens. $12, $7 members Yoga In The Gardens Thurs, Mornings, weekly 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. March 6, 13, 20, 27 Start your day off right with a weekly invigorating and centering yoga practice in our beautiful garden setting. Led by Laura Greenlaw, a certified yoga instructor, each one hour class will include centering hatha yoga poses taught using good alignment and breathing. Students will learn to create both flexibility and strength in their bodies. No previous experience necessary. Class price includes Gardens admission on each class day. $40, $30 members
POETRY IN THE GARDENS
Sat. Mar. 29, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Tucson Botanical Gardens and the University of Arizona Poetry Center will host a third installment of the poetry discussion series. Lovers of nature and poetry are invited to visit a different garden space each month and explore our connections with the natural world. Docents leading the discussion will provide participants with a packet of poems. No prior knowledge of poetry is needed, but a pen and notebook are recommended. Theme for the class is Ekphrastic poetry (poems written inspired by a piece of art) Free with Gardens admission.
To register click on the class title, or by phone with a credit card or for more information, call (520)326-9686, Ext. 18. For Youth Education class information, dial Ext. 18. All classes require pre-registration unless otherwise noted. Payment must be received in advance in order to reserve a place in a class, workshop, or field trip. No refunds can be guaranteed if cancellation is made within seven days of the class. Special cancellation fees may apply to trips.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter by contacting 520-326-9686 ext. 18. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Garden hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open seven days a week, year round, except July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year’s Day.
Oct. to Apr. $13 Adults | $12 Student/Senior/Military | $7.50 Children 4-12
May to Sept. $8 Adults | $7 Student/Senior/Military | $4 Children 4-12Email this page to a friend