Bringing the Wild Inside

Date: Friday, August 24, 2018

Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Heather Wehnau-Federlein

Location: Blaksley Library & Arbor Terrace

Member: Bring the Wild Inside @ $25.00
Nonmember: Bring the Wild Inside @ $40.00

Looking for a way to enjoy your native flowers inside and out? We will harvest in the garden to make flower arrangements from California Native plants. Learn the basic of flower arrangement and try out different greens and flowers to create your own native arrangements to take home. Please bring 1-3 vases or mason jars and your favorite garden shears. Classes will take place in Fall, Spring, and Summer to explore the many options the seasons have to offer.


Image of Heather Wehnau-FederleinHeather Wehnau-Federlein is a transplant from Upstate New York, where she received her B.A. in Plant Science, Ornamental Horticulture at Cornell University. She has worked in the nursery and landscaping industry for over 21 years, in addition to sidelining in landscape design and drought tolerant lawn conversions. She moved to CA in 2002 and has been at the Garden since 2007. Her training & interests include permaculture, native plants, edible plants, forest farming and urban farming, IPM, various arts and crafts, and as much exposure to the outdoors as possible. Her responsibilities at the Garden include growing plants for the living collection, contract growing, and overseeing in house plant propagation for the retail nursery.