Department of Public Works
Classes and Events

We invite residents to attend gardening classes and events held by other institutions.
For a schedule of County smart gardening classes, visit our Workshops page.

If you have a class or event you want listed, submit information here for consideration.
Classes Page

Date and Location

Title and Description

Los Angeles - July 20, 2019 Saturday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artemisia Nursery
5068 Valley Blvd

Fee: $15 (includes seeds and plant)
Gardening for LA's Butterflies with Nicole Calhoun

Workshop will cover everything you need to know for year-round habitat for local butterflies in your garden. Bring pen and paper!

Registration: online here. Contact Nicole Calhoun at 323.795.5515 or at
Pasadena - July 20, 2019
Saturday, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Allendale Park
1130 S Marengo Ave

Fee: $15 + 2.55 =$17.55
DIY Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden w/Fairy Lights

Taste the difference in your food and know where it came from. This indoor herb garden is suitable for the home or office as long as there’s a window for sunlight!

Registration: online here. RSVP no later than 7/19.
Los Angeles - July 27, 2019
Saturday, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Theodore Payne Foundation - Front Porch
10459 Tuxford St

Fee: $25 ($20 for members)
Lawn to Garden Basics, a Walk and Talk with Flora Ito

The lawn is gone (or will be soon) and you’re looking for native plant inspiration. This focused walk in TPF’s gardens showcases different landscape options and explains how to create a basic planting plan.

Registration: online here. Sales end on July 27.
Sylmar - July 27, 2019
Saturday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lopez Canyon Environmental Education Center
11950 Lopez Canyon Rd

Fee: $0
LASAN - 2019 Free Composting & Urban Gardening Workshop

LA Sanitation & Environment is teaching home composting and urban gardening! Learn how to turn kitchen scraps and yard trimmings into a nutrient-rich soil amendment.

Registration: online here. Sales ends on July 27.
North Hollywood - July 30, 2019
Tuesday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Amelia Earhart Regional Library
5211 Tujunga Ave

Fee: $0
Recycling/Repurposing Household Throwaways Into New Garden Tools

Transform the many items we throw away into garden tools.

Registration: online here. Contact Emily Appleton at
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