Education

Group Tours

Plan your next outing at a Garden Tour! Sherman Gardens has a knowledgeable group of specially trained docents available to give tours of our beautiful gardens to both adults and children.

For Kids

We offer a variety of arts and garden based educational opportunities for children of all ages.  Our Gardens are a living laboratory of exploration and creative inspiration.

High School Internship

Sherman Gardens is seeking an inquisitive, energetic and motivated high school student to join the horticulture team for a fascinating educational experience.

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June 2022

Floral Class: Wedding Bouquets

Floral Class: Wedding Bouquets 10 am

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

A wedding bouquet may be the most romantic floral design in history. Let's celebrate June brides everywhere by practicing our spiral bouquet technique to make a fluffy, elegant, and fragrant summer arrangement. All experience levels are welcome! Tools, flowers, and supplies are provided. This workshop will be taught by Dawn of Sunrise Blooms, an AIFD accredited wedding and event floral studio.*Exact workshop design will differ from photoFee: $95 Member / $110 Non-Member Purchase Tickets

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Floral Class: Wedding Bouquets

Floral Class: Wedding Bouquets 1 pm

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CA

A wedding bouquet may be the most romantic floral design in history. Let's celebrate June brides everywhere by practicing our spiral bouquet technique to make a fluffy, elegant, and fragrant summer arrangement. All experience levels are welcome! Tools, flowers, and supplies are provided. This workshop will be taught by Dawn of Sunrise Blooms, an AIFD accredited wedding and event floral studio. *Exact workshop design will differ from photo Fee: $95 Member / $110 Non-Member Click here

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Family Class - Butterflies, Bees and Bugs - How to be Pals with Pollinators | Sherman Library and Gardens

Family Class: Butterflies, Bees and Bugs (How to be Pals with Pollinators)

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sherman Gardens & Library 2647 East Coast Highway
Corona del Mar, CA 92625 United States

Butterflies, bees, beetles, and more! Spring is the perfect time to learn about how we can be better friends to all the pollinators in the garden. During this family friendly class, we will talk about what a pollinator is, which ones we find locally, and what we can do to help them.  Then we’ll take a walk through the garden to find some of our pollinators' favorite flowers and find out why.  You will take home a pollinator friendly native…

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Workshop: Mounting Staghorn Ferns

Workshop: Mounting Staghorn Ferns

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Learn the secrets behind these peculiar plants!  The staghorn fern is an unusual and attractive epiphyte, or air plant, that thrives in the tropics but also does well here in SoCal. They don’t need soil to grow, so to showcase them beautifully, you will learn how to mount them on a board to hang in your house or garden. Take home your own staghorn fern as well as knowledge, tips and tricks to keep your new plant healthy.12 max participants$50…

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Painting Class: Peony Citrine Bouquet | Sherman Library & Gardens

Painting Class: Peony Citrine Bouquet

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Helen Plehn for a fun and expressive acrylic painting workshop. You will be guided through a step-by-step process to paint a beautiful peony bouquet with a citrine crystal and take home a gorgeous finished 8x10” canvas painting. All materials are included. The class is perfect for beginners and more experienced painters.Helen Plehn is an intuitive painter, certified crystal healer, Feng Shui master, and spiritual teacher. She brings her experience as a Feng Shui interior architect and surface pattern…

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Watercolor Class: Monstera

Watercolor Class: Monstera

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from the Monstera plant. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing guidelines. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member 22 max participants Purchase Tickets

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Watercolor Class: Monstera

Watercolor Class: Monstera Afternoon

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from the Monstera plant. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing guidelines. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member This is an afternoon class from 1pm to 3pm. 22 max participants Purchase Tickets

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Lunch & Lecture

On select Fridays of every month Sherman Gardens, in partnership with Cafe Jardin, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch… the perfect way to end the week.