Courses

Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a a drip zone.


Saturday, April 4, 2020, BEC 0154
In this one-day workshop, students will create a unique Japanese Ikebana holiday floral arrangement using traditional techniques and materials established for this festive time of the year. Historical, cultural and spiritual aspects of the practice of Ikebana will accompany hands-on practice. Keep your arrangement for your own enjoyment or give as a gift. Materials are required for this course.


Saturday, December 14, 2019, BEC 0152
Students will create unique Japanese Ikebana floral arrangements using techniques established over centuries. Historical, cultural and spiritual aspects of the practice accompany hands-on learning. After each meeting, students may take their arrangements home.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Do you have limited space, or need help planning and setting up your garden space? This class will help you create balance and harmony in smaller spaces by integrating organic herbs, vegetables and perennials to design a garden that is beautiful, yet functional. We will talk about ways to utilize space if it is limited with the use of containers, and vertical gardening. The second half of class will focus on students designing their own garden space by applying techniques learned in class.


Saturday, February 8, 2020, BEC 0154
Saturday, March 21, 2020, RDM3 305
Before the weather warms up and entices you outside to dig in the dirt, spend some time studying planting calendars, researching plant varieties that flourish in Central Oregon and sharing ideas to get the most out of the gardening season. Learn the keys to successful gardening from an experienced Central Oregon gardener.


Saturday, February 22, 2020, HCC 0140
Saturday, March 7, 2020, RDM3 306