Upcoming Workshops & Seminars

Each season we select local gardening experts and designers, as well as our knowledgeable senior staff, to teach seminars & workshops in our popular gardening education series. Unless otherwise noted, seminars are free for Rewards Members (Workshop fees are additional), and $10 for non-members (membership is free!). All participants receive a 10% off coupon for redemption at any of our locations. Please call ahead to the seminar location to register in advance. Attendance is limited.

Make & Take Workshop: Create an Entryway Container

Get ready for the holiday season by creating a welcoming entryway planter. Our designers will guide you to make impactful combinations to welcome guests. Fee includes a tall tapered container, plants, soil, fertilizer, and moss. Fee: $125 for Rewards Members, $135 for Non-members (Membership is free). Please register in advance.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14 Sloat Blvd., S.F., noon (Jen Strobel)
  • Sunday, Nov. 18 Miller Ave., Mill Valley, 10am (Jen Strobel)

Make & Take Workshop: 4th Annual Create a Succulent Wreath

We just love this holiday tradition!  Learn to weave succulents and tillandsia into a wreath or table swag and take home something of your own creation. Bring a friend, have some fun, and leave the mess behind. Fee: $100 for rewards members, $110 for non-members. Register in advance.

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, Pleasant Hill, 10am (Alex Friedman)
  • Saturday, Dec. 1, Danville, Diablo Rd., 10am (Pam Hester)
  • Saturday, Dec. 1, Concord, 10am (Dustin Strobel)
  • Sunday, Dec. 2, Miller Ave., Mill Valley, 10am (Jen Strobel)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5, Sloat Blvd, SF, noon (Jen Strobel)

Planting Parties at Sloat Garden Center

Make an appointment for a planting party! Choose from a variety of individualized planting parties where participants create beautiful plant projects to take home (terrariums, wreaths, planters or centerpieces). Planting parties are a delight for birthdays, showers, or garden group meetings. Currently available at our Sloat Blvd., Mill Valley (Miller Ave.), Kentfield, Danville (Diablo Rd.), Pleasant Hill, and Concord locations. Classes last approx. one hour and are led by our excellent designers. Contact our Events Manager for details.

Jen Strobel, Events Manager

Garden Speakers Available

We have knowledgeable speakers available for garden clubs, as well as community organizations. Contact our Events Manager for details.

Jen Strobel,
Events Manager: