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Replacement Window Workshop (Online)
with Paul O'Doherty
Compare products and prices. See how windows are properly installed! Want to save on your heat and air-conditioning bills and take advantage of incentive programs available, but don’t know where to start? Learn about different window types Low-E, Argon, triple plane, wood, vinyl, and composite. How much should I pay for a good quality window? Come learn from an experienced master carpenter. This workshop is a must for anyone thinking about having windows replaced or replacing windows themselves.
Art of Bonsai: Inspirations for Garden Design (Online)
with David Silver
There is a misconception that the art of bonsai is a specialized Japanese horticultural art form with no relationship to garden design. The truth is that bonsai design principles are universal design principles. An overview of the art of bonsai, bonsai display, and design elements in the Japanese garden will help the home gardener understand the basic concepts of Eastern design principles. It is recommended, but not required, that participants attend “Taming of the Shrub” class prior to this class.
Decluttering & Organizing Your Home (Online)
with Jan P. Baltrush
Participants will learn strategies to tame those piles of paper, organize those closets, and tackle that “junk/spare room” we all have. Participants will have the tools to make the necessary decisions about what they are keeping, donating, or discarding, and then knowing where to store the things that they are keeping.
The Taming of the Shrub (Online)
with David Silver
Pruning is an art and a science that requires practice. Learn sound techniques applied at the right time for the right plant that can take the mystery out of pruning. Topics also discussed include pruning and training of common garden shrubs, the rationale of pruning, and the fundamentals of good pruning practices. A discussion of the rationale behind pruning will help the home gardener achieve a result that is both horticulturally sound & aesthetically pleasing.
Backyard Beekeeping (in person) Litchfield
with Bill Domonell
This introductory class is geared to those curious about honeybees and who may be considering starting hives of their own. Topics discussed will be honeybee behavior, cost, time commitment (by season), equipment, and types of hives.
Furniture Finishing - Bring Wood to Life (in person) Woodbury MS
with Vincent Dorso, Sr.
Learn to restore that special piece or tag sale find. Learn to sand, strip, stain, repair, and finish. If it’s wood, we can fix it and return it to its original condition and value. You can bring a small piece of furniture to class. A supply list will be given to students in the first class.