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Fall Plant Sale
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Plant Sale

Fall is the best time to plant most hardy perennial plants & shrubs in our area. Our Fall Sale focuses on hardy perennial plants including California natives, grasses, many unusual flowering plants, evergreen groundcovers and shrubs. Free gardening advice will be available throughout the day from Arboretum and Botanical Gardens staff and volunteers. Come early – some plants sell out fast!

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Garden Class: Tree Selection and Care
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Class: Tree Selection and Care

Trees in a landscape and our urban forest are critical assets, providing property accents by creating structure, habitat, fruit, shade, etc; they are also important investments for homeowners and our communities in many different ways. Join Consulting Certified Arborist, Horticulturist and Licensed Pest Control Advisor Rico Montenegro, as he shares his expertise about tree selection, correct planting and cultural practices, pruning, disease control and care of older trees.

Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office - 1135 Arboretum Drive (Next to Greenhouse in Nursery)

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Garden Class: Native Plants for Every Garden
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Class: Native Plants for Every Garden

  • Turtle Bay Exploration Park - Gardens Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

California's native plants are beautiful, tough, water thrifty and helpful to wildlife. Join us to learn about some of the best for your garden. Meet at Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office - 1135 Arboretum Drive (Next to Greenhouse in Nursery). Cost: Members and Turtle Bay volunteers FREE, nonmembers $3.

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Garden Class: Drought Tolerant Landscaping
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Class: Drought Tolerant Landscaping

  • Turtle Bay Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Garden Class: Drought Tolerant Landscaping at Home

Drought and heat tolerant gardening doesn’t just mean cacti and rock. Low water gardens can be colorful, interesting and attract lots of pollinators. Join Turtle Bay Horticulture volunteer Kelly Williams for a vivid PowerPoint tour of xeriscape possibilities for the Redding climate. Weather permitting, there will be a short walk into the botanical gardens following the presentation. Free for Members and Volunteers / $3 for nonmembers

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Spring Plant Sale - Open Friday & Saturday
Apr
6
to May 25

Spring Plant Sale - Open Friday & Saturday

  • Turtle Bay Exploration Park - Garden Nursery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our ever-popular, heirloom vegetables are featured at the Spring plant sale and they sell out fast! Additionally, we also have an enormous stock of unusual, drought-tolerant, hard-to-find perennials, shrubs and trees, as well as California native plants and a wide variety of sought-after ornamental grasses, all grown here in our Nursery and acclimated to Redding’s vigorous climatic conditions. Sale includes a 25% discount for the public and a 35% discount for Turtle Bay members. New Memberships are available for purchase at the Nursery.

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Garden Class: Soil
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Class: Soil

  • Turtle Bay’s Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A healthy garden starts with healthy soil. Ken Waranius, owner of Redding Compost Tea, will teach us about the importance of nutrition-dense soil in organic gardening. Topics include soil biology, chemistry and physics as well as composting and soil testing. Meet in Turtle Bay’s Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Office - 1135 Arboretum Drive (Next to Greenhouse in Nursery).

Cost: Members and Turtle Bay volunteers FREE, nonmembers $3

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Garden Class: Indoor Propagation for Vegetables and Perennials
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Class: Indoor Propagation for Vegetables and Perennials

Dreaming of your spring garden while perusing seed catalogs on cold winter nights? February is an ideal time to get a head start on Spring. Join Turtle Bay’s Nursery Specialist Lynne Klocke and Horticulture Manager Lisa Endicott to learn about easy (and productive) indoor home seed starting and other types of plant propagation for your spring garden!

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Spring Plant Sale
Apr
7
to May 26

Spring Plant Sale

  • McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get your garden going with our ever-popular heirloom vegetables, huge selection of unusual, drought-tolerant, hard-to-find perennials, shrubs, and trees, as well as California native plants and a wide variety of sought after ornamental grasses. All plants are propagated in our Nursery and acclimated to Redding’s vigorous climate conditions. Sale includes a 20% non-member discount and a 30% Turtle Bay Member discount.

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Spring Plant Sale - Members
Apr
6
to Apr 7

Spring Plant Sale - Members

  • McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get your garden going with our ever-popular heirloom vegetables, huge selection of unusual, drought-tolerant, hard-to-find perennials, shrubs, and trees, as well as California native plants and a wide variety of sought after ornamental grasses. All plants are propagated in our Nursery and acclimated to Redding’s vigorous climate conditions. Sale includes a 20% non-member discount and a 30% Turtle Bay Member discount.

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