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Event Registration - Chanticleer Programs

Pre-registration is required for all Chanticleer programs. Because all classes are held outside, wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Please note that PHS Member status must be verified for any registration that includes member pricing.  You will be notified at a later date if we are unable to verify your active PHS Member status.


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Re-wild your spring display with naturalistic bulb plantings or plan a formal design. Eric Hsu, Chanticleer Plant Information Coordinator, will lead a guided plant walk that features bulb planting, selection and design, as well as companion perennials to enhance your bulb display. This class will explore the varied uses of bulbs in the garden and use the gardens at Chanticleer as inspiration for your garden.
Fee: $25 PHS Members; $35 Non-members
Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Flowering trees are an important and sometimes overlooked part of the garden palette. Defined as flowering trees less than 40 feet tall, these plants make spectacular statements, accents, and specimen trees in the landscape. This walk will cover some of Chanticleer Horticulturist, Doug Croft's, favorites and will focus on plant selection, landscape uses, and cultural requirements for the home garden.
Fee: $25 PHS Members; $35 Non-members
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:30 PM
David Mattern, Chanticleer Assistant Horticulturist, will lead a walk and demonstration on how effective seed propagation can lead to a productive vegetable garden for the entire summer season. This class is appropriate for the home gardener who wants to learn more about seed sowing, timing, various methods for seed propagation, and some of David's favorite varieties to grow. Participants will receive a small selection of summer vegetables to grow from seed at home.
Fee: PHS Member $35; Non-member $45
Thursday, May 04, 2017 at 5:30 PM
The beauty of the garden provides the backdrop for this practice of mindfulness and movement. This class will focus on introducing a series of yoga postures that are best suited for the physical needs of a gardener. Erin McKeon, RYT 200, will lead a retreat-like session, which incorporates seated meditation, breath work, and physical practice (asana). The class will be held outdoors; in the event of rain it will be held at an indoor location. Intermediate experience level is recommended. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.
Fee: $30 PHS Members; $40 Non-members
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Chanticleer Horticulturist, Lisa Roper, will lead a walk that looks at the many layers of the Gravel Garden at Chanticleer. This south-facing, drought-tolerant garden has a mix of perennials, grasses, annuals, and succulents. Learn how to maintain a dry garden, techniques for editing plants that seed in, watering recommendations, and proper cut back timing. Learn how to choreograph a diversity of bloom times, flower color, and seasonal interest. Challenge yourself to learn more about how to design, grow and tend to a dry garden. Bring a notebook and dress for the weather.
Fee: $25 PHS Member $35 Non-member
Thursday, June 08, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Do you have deep shade and dry soil where nothing wants to grow? Join Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemyslaw Walczak to learn how to make these difficult conditions more conducive to growing great plants. While visiting some tough shady sites at Chanticleer, Przemek will discuss soil preparation, light levels, design, planting, and maintenance. He will also address combining different textures and shades of green to create cool, calm, attractive gardens that will look refined all season.
Fees: $25 PHS Members, $35 Non-Members
Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Mosses are adaptable for many garden uses, including creating soft bed edges, foundations for low-traffic paths, and displays that stand alone in green grandeur. In this walk, Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemyslaw Walczak will look at how to establish and maintain a moss garden, the cultural requirements for healthy moss, and good companion plants for the moss garden.
Fees: $25 PHS Member, $35 Non-Member
Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:30 PM

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