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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November 2021

Photography Class: Take One Bloom

November 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CA

Join photographer, Jeanine Hill, for an in depth look at flower photography. During the class you will pick your favorite bloom in the garden and learn to photograph it in a variety of different ways. Following a live demo, using a variety of lenses, Jeanine will work with you in the garden to develop your skills. She will share some of her own techniques, such as the use of water droplets, and pass on some of her editing tricks. Jeanine…

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Harvest Pumpkin Planter

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Create a charming succulent centerpiece that will last long after the turkey is gone, using Cinderella pumpkins and drought-tolerant plants. These arrangements are low maintenance, eco-friendly, and make a great focal point for fall gatherings in the home. Fee: $45 Member / $50 Non-Member    

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Introduction to Pastel Painting with Gianne de Genevraye

November 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Learn the basics of pastel technique from artist Gianne de Genevraye and take inspiration from the garden. The class begins with a short presentation about the history of pastel painting followed by practical exercises in pastel technique. You will complete a finished painting of a simple still life with plants from the garden. Our instructor, Gianne de Genevraye, specializes in painting public places and gardens in Europe and the United States. She describes herself as a contemporary nature painter and…

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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.