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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February 2021

Parent and Me Painting Class: Fun with Flowers

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

11:00 am - 12:00 pm (9:30 am class time is sold out) Create your own nature journal and fill the first page with a flower! You will work together to observe the colors and qualities of a beautiful Camellia bloom from our garden and use simple watercolor techniques to create your own botanical portrait. Grandparents and favorite adults welcome too - open to all ages! No experience necessary. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing guidelines.  All participants must…

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Succulent Stones Event at Sherman Gardens

Succulent Stones

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA
$90

These odd plants are masters of disguise: use split stones and living rocks to hide among beautiful polished pebbles to design a camouflage creation.

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Tool Time: Shining and Sharpening Your Garden Tools

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

Your gardening tools are the best investment you can make for your garden.  In this hands-on class you will learn how to clean, oil, and sharpen your tools.  Well-lubricated and sharpened tools are not only easier for trimming your plants but are also easier on your joints.  Your hands, arms, and back will thank you! Each participant is encouraged to bring three garden tools to clean and sharpen during the class and will leave with a personalized tool maintenance kit…

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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.