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Gardening 101: Beginning Gardening Series

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April 25, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Looking to cultivate your green thumb but unsure where to begin? Whether you're a novice or have had little success in the past, this gardening series is tailored just for you! Led by instructor Rebecca Turk, this comprehensive course will guide you through the essentials, from understanding light exposure to mastering bed preparation, plant selection, soil quality, watering techniques, and essential tool selection. With a blend of informative lectures and hands-on demonstrations, participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for outdoor activities. As a bonus, attendees will receive seeds to jumpstart their own home garden journey! Don't miss out on this opportunity to grow your gardening skills and harvest successful results!

Capacity is limited, so reserve your spot today!

This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Attendees will receive an email prior to the first class with the meeting location. The class will begin promptly at 6:00pm., so please arrive at the Garden 10 minutes early to allow time to travel to the class location.

Members: $90
Non-Members: $160

Interested in becoming a Garden member? Click here!

Rebecca Turk

About Rebecca Turk:
Rebecca has been growing cut flowers in her home garden for over 10 years. She and her husband love to grow a variety of cut flowers in the “cottage-like” landscape at home. Rebecca holds a Master of Science degree in Horticulture from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Stephen F. Austin State University. She discovered her passion for public horticulture and teaching through her mom and her various employments at the SFA Mast Arboretum, “Nacogdoches Naturally” Education Program, Missouri Botanical Garden, JC Raulston Arboretum, and Moore Farms Botanical Garden. At the Huntsville Botanical Garden, she serves as the Director of Learning and Public Engagement. She has a strong passion for educating the community, leadership, public horticulture, and sharing her love for the outdoors while teaching. She and her husband Christopher love their shared interest of horticulture and enjoy every moment outside with their sweet daughters Emilia and Ila.   

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447