Horticulture Workshops

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Exotic plants grow easily in South Florida, but local gardening presents its own unique set of challenges. Pinecrest Gardens is committed to providing support to the community with gardening tips from the experts. Lectures and workshops offer information on how to keep landscapes healthy and vibrant.

All workshops are open to the public.
Each topic is season-specific, such that attendees can implement the skills immediately.

Time:            Second Saturday of the Month, 10:30 a.m.
Location:     Hibiscus Room (Unless Otherwise Specified)
Fee:               Please see individual class listing.

Preregistration required, Limit 12 people per workshop: Register online or call 305.669.6990


Hand Tools for Gardeners: Proper tools contribute to gardening pleasure, rather than gardening problems. Learn how to choose the right tool for the job and how to select quality tools. Proper tool use and maintenance will be demonstrated. Learn how hand tools can make gardeners and their gardens look good!
Fee: $10


BONSAI SERIES: $30 for each class; $75 for all three

Please Note: Students must take courses in sequence. Only Basics of Bonsai has no course prerequisite.  It’s highly recommended that students sign up for all three courses. All bonsai courses are hands-on with intensive instructor interaction. Register for all three for $75!

Basics of Bonsai: Join us at Pinecrest Gardens for this introduction to bonsai. Taught by bonsai expert Glenn Hilton, students will learn the necessary basics of this limitless horticultural art. Young plants, pots, and materials will be provided.
Fee: $30

Bonsai Growth and Shaping: Students enrolled in the second class of the series will gain further experience in what makes a bonsai a bonsai! Hands-on instructor assistance will help students shape and develop their bonsai. Learn tips and tricks to keep your bonsai healthy and beautiful.
Fee: $30

Bonsai Troubleshooting: In the third class of the series, students will discover common diseases, pests and other nuisances that effect bonsai. The instructor will provide support and experienced diagnosis of all things bonsai. Students will conclude the class series with confidence and well-rounded basic bonsai skills.
Fee: $30