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Plant Doctor Walk in ClinicSaturday June 310:00 amSloat Danville - Camino RamonOur Plant Doctor is here to help solve plant problems.  Bring in your plant specimens or pictures during a special two hour clinic with the Plant Doctor.  Join us for this drop-in event anytime between 10-12.   www.sloatgardens.com
Summer WateringSaturday June 310:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdBuzz Bertolero is back with his ever-popular (and valuable) class on water and gardening. He’ll answer: What is the most efficient way to water your garden?  Does time of day matter?  What are garden tips for saving water?  Please join us for this informative discussion!  www.sloatgardens.com
Floral ClassMonday June 59:30 amLootSpring Floral Class   lootantiques@yahoo.com
Workshop: Fathers Day PlanterSaturday
June 10
10:30 amRuth Bancroft GardenConsider gifting Dad an experience at the Garden by signing up together for this hands-on container garden class. This class would also be a great gift for the graduate on your list. You'll be planting up succulents or cacti in a custom-made redwood planter box outfitted with vintage license plates.   www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Birds, Bats & other PollinatorsWednesday
June 14
1:00 pmRuth Bancroft GardenWelcome birds, bats and other important pollinators into your garden. Find out how to choose plants that will provide food and habitats for wildlife.    www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Learn How to DeadheadSaturday June 1710:00 amOrchard NurseryShawna Anderson, head of our Custom Container department, will lead us through the nursery, teaching how to deadhead different flowers. Please bring your gloves and shears as this will be a hands-on class (supplies are also available for purchase in our shop).   www.orchardnursery.com
Fathers Day in the GardenSunday June 1810:00 am - 4:00 pmRuth Bancroft GardenBring Dad out to the Garden, sculpture show, meet the artists, live music    www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Summer Watering Saturday June 242:00 pmSloat Danville - Camino RamonBuzz is back with his ever-popular (and valuable) class on water and gardening. He’ll answer: What is the most efficient way to water your garden?  Does time of day matter?  What are garden tips for saving water?  Please join us for this informative discussion!  www.sloatgardens.com
Sculpture in the GardenSaturday
June 17 - Sunday August 13
See website Ruth Bancroft GardenEvery summer, The Ruth Bancroft Garden transforms into an outdoor art gallery. The Garden's world-class collection of succulent and drought-tolerant plants provides a spectacular backdrop for artists to display their works. Follow the meandering pathways to discover art that ranges from classical to irreverent, spiritual to functional.  Opening Night Sunset Social June 17 - activities through August 13.  See website for event information.   www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Succulent TerrariumSaturday
July 8
10:00 amRuth Bancroft GardenGo to the The Ruth Bancroft Garden website or call 925-944-9352 to make your reservation.   www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Pollinators 101Saturday July 810:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdThe birds, bees, butterflies, moths, and bats that pollinate Earth’s flowering plants eat nectar. You can help feed them by choosing plants that will support their nectar diet. Join us for this seminar and learn everything you need to know about creating a safe and inviting place for these essential creatures. Register in advance. Free for Rewards Members. $10 for non-members (membership is free!)  www.sloatgardens.com
Plant SaleSaturday July 85:00 pmRuth Bancroft GardenIt's Plantapalooza, a members only plant sale.  We're bringing in special selections from Annie's Annuals and Perennials and Succulent Gardens, as well as rarities from our own Curators.  There will be live music and beer and wine for sale.  Bring a picnic and spend a warm summer evening in the garden.  All plants 20% off    www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Workshop: Companion PlantingSaturday July 1510:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdIn this workshop we’ll create beautiful edible containers that incorporate companion planting principles (purposefully putting plants next to one another to enhance growth, beauty or flavor). Learn which edible combinations work well together, and what flowers to add.  Fee: $50 members, $60 non-members (Membership is free)  www.sloatgardens.com
Workshop: Succulent Vertical GardenSaturday August 510:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdMake a beautiful succulent creation at this Make & Take Workshop!  We’ll use simple chicken wire cone forms, moss, and succulents to create an arrangement that’s perfect for your front door, gate, patio, or entrance way. Fee:  $40 for members, $50 for non-members (Membership is free)   www.sloatgardens.com
Summer WateringSaturday August 1210:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdBuzz is back with his ever-popular (and valuable) class on water and gardening. He’ll answer: What is the most efficient way to water your garden?  Does time of day matter?  What are garden tips for saving water?  Please join us for this informative discussion!  www.sloatgardens.com
Hummingbird 
Gardening
Saturday August 1910:00 amSloat Danville - Diablo RdLearn all about attracting these beautiful creatures into your garden.  Join our expert staff as they discuss hummingbird garden design tips.  We’ll go over plants for both sun and shade, and talk about how to create a hummingbird habitat. Register in advance. Free for Rewards Members. $10 for non-members (membership is free!)  www.sloatgardens.com