The City of Beverly Hills Community Services Department is offering new summer gardening workshops at Greystone Demonstration Garden, Greystone Mansion & Gardens, 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills. All workshops are on Sundays. Additionally, an Afternoon Gardening Club on select Saturdays is being offered via Zoom to teens, adults and seniors. To register for any of the workshops and Gardening Club sessions, visit www.beverlyhills.org/gardening.
The Jr. Master Gardening Class for ages 7-13 is offered in two sessions. Session one on July 9 at 10 a.m. will include activities in garden maintenance, seed saving, harvesting fresh produce and a special pickle-making demonstration. Session two on July 16 at 10 a.m. will cover the same activities, and include a special pesto-making demonstration.
Vineeta Vir will conduct a cooking demonstration workshop on the regional cooking of Southern India with Greystone Garden Cooking Class – Indian Vegetarian on July 23 at 10 a.m., for adults and seniors.
Learn about the art and science of fermentation and make a jar of pickled vegetables to take home at the Pickle Party for adults and seniors on July 30 at 10 a.m.
And take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and learn to quiet your mind with Guided Silent Relaxation at the Greystone Demonstration Garden on August 6 at 10 a.m., for adult and seniors.
Join the growing Saturday Afternoon Garden Club via Zoom online where garden enthusiasts discuss seasonal topics. Session one is on July 15 at 5 p.m., and will cover summer garden problems and how to deal with pests and disease. Session two on August 12 at 5 p.m. will focus on how to prepare early for your fall/winter garden.