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September 2018

Color Theory
for Botanical Illustration

Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

The basics of color theory are explored including the color wheel and how color temperature, hues, tints and shades affect the decisions an artist can make. Supplies as required for the Introduction to Watercolor class are needed.

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October 2018

Seasonal Garden Walk
October

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with this specialized garden walk featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Walks are offered monthly except January, July, and August.  Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden.

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Seasonal Sauces
with Chef Anne

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Take your dishes to the next level by learning the core building blocks of flavorful sauces with Executive Chef Anne Maury Haapala. Anne shows you how to prepare seasonally inspired dishes incorporating fall’s amazing produce and flavor-boosting, fool-proof sauces. The hour and a half demonstration is followed by a delectable lunch featuring some of the recipes discussed.

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Ikebana of Richmond
Ellen Gordon Allen Lecture and Demonstration

Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrate the art of Japanese Flower arranging at the Ellen Gordon Allen Annual Lecture/Demonstration featuring Rumiko Manako, Professor of Ikenobo Tokyo Busoukai, President of Manako Flower Academy, President of Manako Jafas Paris, and Special Instructor of Society National Horticulture de France.  

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Nature
Journaling

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Treat yourself to the glories of fall in the Garden with an introduction to nature journaling. Learn to capture the glory of the season through the use of words, line and color. Take home inspiration, new skills and art supplies to enjoy on all of your journeys. All experience levels welcome. Lunch is on your own. Instructor: Lynn Peace Wilson

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Pruning Shrubs
and Small Ornamental Trees

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

A crash-course on how to prune shrubs and small trees for strong structure and optimal health. Instructor Janine Lester, a Board Certified Master Arborist, Municipal Specialist, and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor, will show you the basic “rules” of structural pruning, appropriate pruning seasons for various trees and shrubs, and demonstrate pruning techniques. Bring questions about personal pruning problems.

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Nature
Journaling

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Treat yourself to the glories of fall in the Garden with an introduction to nature journaling. Learn to capture the glory of the season through the use of words, line and color. Take home inspiration, new skills and art supplies to enjoy on all of your journeys. All experience levels welcome. Lunch is on your own. Instructor: Lynn Peace Wilson

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The Hidden Life
of Trees

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

New best-selling books have brought revelations about how trees live their lives. Visit some of the Garden’s most prominent trees and hear discoveries about their subtle communication skills through the “wood wide web”. Tour includes many parts of the garden; expect some uneven terrain.

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RoseFest

Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Rose Garden is flush with blooms at the end of the growing season & the Garden celebrates with RoseFest, live entertainment from the Latin Ballet of Virginia.

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Seasonal Garden Walk
October

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with this specialized garden walk featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Walks are offered monthly except January, July, and August.  Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden.

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