Help keep our Arboretum and Public Garden spaces open

Learn & Shop Class: Garden Prep for Winter

Nursery Manager Taylor Lewis in Arboretum Teaching Nursery

Event Date

Arboretum Teaching Nursery

Want tips for how to put your garden beds to sleep for the cold season and suggestions for plants to add winter interest to your garden? Register for our October Learn & Shop class.

The first 90 minutes will be an exclusive talk with our resident plant expert and nursery manager, Taylor Lewis.  He will share tips for preparing your garden for the cold season so it will look terrific next spring. Plus he'll spotlight some of his favorite plants for adding fun flair to a winter landscape.

Following the talk with Taylor, stay and enjoy private shopping time in the Arboretum Teaching Nursery. It's not too late to plant!


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

Class size is limited.

Cost without reserved parking: $12/person for Friends members or $18/person general admission.

Cost with reserved parking in front of the Nursery: $22/person for Friends members or $28/person general admission. 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.