A Smart Garden

      more than just a pretty space

33 S. Palm Street, Downtown Ventura, CA  93001                              805.667.8585                                                aSmartGarden.com


A SMART GARDEN offers gardening classes throughout the year on dozens of topics including:

  • Drought-tolerant Landscaping
  • Turf Replacement
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Native Plants
  • Container Gardening
  • Wildlife in Your Garden: Butterflies & Birds
  • Fruit Tree Pruning
  • Rose Care & Pruning
  • Orchid Care & Repotting
  • Shade Gardening
  • Houseplant Care & Design
  • Basic Landscape Design and more!


Saturday, April 7, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Make your very own, living succulent wreath in this fun Saturday workshop!  It can be hung on a door, a wall, or used as a table centerpiece and can last for years with minimal care.  Keep for yourself or give a a one-of-a-kind gift!  All materials and instruction are included.    Click here to purchase your ticket



Student Feedback:

"WOW!!  Thank you so much for this amazing class."--R. Farrell, Oxnard

"I've been a member for 20 years, and she was great!!  She knew her orchids and the care of them" -- M. Shull, Sherman Oaks Garden Club

"I was late in attending but I learned so much!  I enjoyed the class very much.  I wish there were more classes I could attend."  -- J. Pyles, North Hollywood

"Roses are gorgeous!  Following your pruning suggestions." -- B. Mockler, Oxnard

"I am very interested in pruning my beautiful fruit trees and ... caring for my veggies and herbs.  Thank you for these classes."  -- M. K. Sachs, Van Nuys

"Great class!  Great teacher!" -- S. Carlin, Studio City

"I enjoyed this class tremendously.  Our instructor was tremendously knowledgeable, and also obviously passionate about orchids."    -- M. Bennett, Sherman Oaks

"Great presentation.  Cari is a wonderful, vibrant educator -- and pretty and fun!" -- T. Estrada, Port Hueneme

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