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Learn & Shop Class: Preparing your Garden for Fall

Nursery Manager Taylor Lewis in Arboretum Teaching Nursery

Event Date

Arboretum Teaching Nursery

Want a master class on how to prepare your garden for fall? Sign up for our September Learn & Shop event in the Arboretum Teaching Nursery.

The first 90 minutes will be an exclusive session with our resident plant expert and nursery manager, Taylor Lewis.  He will share his best tips and techniques to take advantage of fall planting season, including:

  • Choosing plants and caring for them until planting
  • Bed preparation
  • Planting techniques
  • Fall watering and establishment 

Then enjoy a private shopping experience in the nursery!


Members receive discounted registration

Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden receive a discount on their registration and 10% off their plant purchases. New members get a free plant coupon (up to a $10 value). Not a member? Join online, at the door, or call ahead. LEARN MORE

LOCATION: Arboretum Teaching Nursery

Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Cost: $12/person for Friends members or $16/person general admission. Reserved parking ticket option: $22/person for Friends members with pre-paid reserved parking in front of the Arboretum Teaching Nursery - a$10 value! Reserved parking tickets must be purchased at least 3 days prior to event start.

Parking: Attendees without pre-paid reserved parking are welcome to park in any nearby visitor lots and purchase a daily visitor permit for $9.