Custom Eco-Horticultural Classes with Dr. B

Gardening techniques, botany, environmental science, arboriculture, basic carpentry


Do you find yourself asking these questions?

How do I get rid of that weed that took over my garden?

How do I prune my hedges to keep them healthy?

What are the easiest ways I can make my property more eco-friendly?

What can I do to limit the amount of time I spend mowing my lawn?

How do invasive plants take over woodlands?

What can we do to help our native plants and preserve native habitats?

What vegetables can I grow in containers on my patio?

How do I keep squirrels/deer/rabbits/___ away from my plants?

A la carte menu of class topics

  • Easy organic gardening
  • Effective weeding
  • Proper plant installation and mulching
  • Deadheading to extend blooming
  • Growing your own food
  • Combining edibles and ornamentals
  • Composting
  • Lasagna gardening
  • Attracting pollinators
  • Creating habitats for migrating monarchs
  • Plant identification
  • Disease and pest identification
  • Integrated pest management
  • Managing invasive species
  • Proper pruning
  • Building and installing raised beds

Your teacher is Dr. B, who has over 20 years experience teaching adults and children across a variety of topics, from organic gardening with children, to statistics for undergraduate college students, to yoga for seniors. In her classes, you will be encouraged to ask questions, try new things, practice what you are learning, and have fun.

Class time may be spent in discussion, activities, or a combination. You could focus on one topic in depth, or select a handful of options for an overview. The choice is yours!

Our clients include families (supervised children welcome), groups of friends, clubs, non-profit organizations, and companies.

Multiple options are available for class length and size. Contact us to design the right class for your group.

Classes are held on site. A modest travel supplement may apply for classes located outside our primary Philadelpha metro service area.

Fees begin at $125 for a 90-minute class with up to 6 students.

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