Classes

Join us on the Garden Path

Education has always been a part of our mission.

Join us for a blended offering of art, gardening and science classes at Beech Hollow’s Reading Room at 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale GA 30079. This spring we are offering the Garden Path Series of classes.  These educational talks cover gardening, native plants, habitat gardening, gardening for wildlife, as well as how to maintain those gardens.

Red-handled gardening pruners are being used cut the woody stem of a Downy Serviceberry tree, Amelanchier arborea.

Feel Empowered to Prune

$25.00 Add to cart Feel Empowered to Prune 04/14/24, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Barbara Dorfman With the right tools, gardeners and homeowners can do the job themselves or supervise…

Carpenter bees and other insects collect pollen from yellow flowers of Hypericum frondosum, Cedar Glade St John's Wort.

Pollinator Week Census at Beech Hollow

Photo by Pandra Williams $0.00 with RSVP Add to cart National Pollinator Week at Beech Hollow Farm 06/24/23   10 am -12:00 pm Tanner Biggers First things first: Last year…

The wrought iron Beech Leaf Gate, with organic abstract shapes and leaf detailing, welcomes visitors to Beech Hollow Farm in Lexington. It is custom designed and handmade by local artist Kris Gunderson.

Earth Day at Beech Hollow

$0.00 Add to cart Earth Day Walk at Beech Hollow Farm 04/22/23   11-2:00 pm, Tanner Biggers First things first: Last year we had 32 folks come out for the…

Southeastern Bumble bee on blueberry plant.

Meet Your Native Bees

Photo by Pandra Williams $0.00 Bee Presentation at Beech Hollow Scottdale quantity Add to cart Meet Your Native Bees 05/21/23   2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Peter Helfrich Honey bees…

Small Head Liatris, Liatris microcephala, blooms abundant spikes of purple flowers. This hardy plant thrives in this dry, sunny habitats like this one on Stone Mountain.

Xeriscape – the Dry Garden Fall ’23

$25.00 Add to cart Xeriscape – the Dry Garden 09/24/23 2pm – 3:30 pm, Andrea Greco Xeriscaping (zeh·ruh·skay·puhng) is a landscaping technique that involves conscientious design to create a drought…

Diverse plants within the curve of a stone walkway form this garden. It has flowers in gold and pink. A butterfly sculpture stands in its lush foliage.

Plant Selection and Design (2 part class)’23

$50.00 Add to cart Plant Selection and Design (2 part class) 03/22/23 & 03/29/23  7 pm – 8:30 pm, Andrea Greco $50.00, two day Workshop. Limit 15. During this two…

A large pot containing multiple plants sits next to a wooden bench and in the corner of a stone walled terrace.

Patio Planters and Small Spaces

$25.00 Add to cart Patio Planters and Small Space Planting, 03/19/23, 2 pm – 3:30 pm Andrea Greco   Even if you are restricted on planting space where you live,…

The showy pink flower clusters that top the upright stems of Asclepias incarnata, Swamp Milkweed, attract Monarch butterflies, bees, and other pollinator species to their blooms.

Invite a Monarch to Lunch ’23

$25.00 Add to cart Invite a Monarch to Lunch 04/02/23, 2 pm – 3:30 pm Trecia Neal In this class participants will learn about the biology, ecology, and migrations of…

Two women sieve fresh compost into a wheelbarrow. They work in landscaped clearing framed with lush woods.

Compost: the Other Black Gold ’23

$25.00 Add to cart Compost: the Other Black Gold 04/23/23, 2pm – 3:30 pm Trecia Neal Stop throwing out the other black gold: nutrients.  Learn hands-on how to take garden…

bee collecting nectar and pollen from many small orange flowers

Gardening for Wildlife Spring ’23

$25.00 Add to cart 05/10/23 Gardening for Wildlife 7pm – 8:30 pm, Andrea Greco If you have wanted to enhance your garden with more wildlife/bird/pollinator friendly plantings, but didn’t know…

Monarch Butterfly nectaring on Georgia Aster.