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Classes & Events

Magnolias, Camellias & Rhododendrons: Pencil Drawing with botanical artist Nina Antze
Magnolias, Camellias & Rhododendrons: Pencil Drawing with botanical artist Nina Antze

Thursday, February 9; 10am–3pm
$75 Members/$90 General; All drawing levels welcome.
See why colored pencil techniques are ideal for capturing the fragile glories and unique colors of these winter blooms. Practice mixing and layering color and explore techniques including burnishing, layering, and impressed line. Live blooms from the Garden will be provided or feel free to bring in your own beauties. Weather permitting, class will lunch outside and experience nature first hand. A supply list will be provided. Bring your own lunch.

Magnolia & Magnolia Companion Plants Sale
Magnolia & Magnolia Companion Plants Sale

Saturday, March 4; 10am–1pm
FREE (Normal admission procedures apply to enter the Garden).
Start or add to your own magnolia collection and find other plants well-suited to complete your magnolia landscape.

Blooms & Brews
Member Garden Party

Saturday, February 11; 5:30–8pm
$40 Members / $45 General.
Celebrate the Magnificent Magnolias and SF Beer Week with a special full moon walk brought to you in partnership with Fort Point Beer Co. Imbibe seasonal, locally brewed beer as you enjoy the natural beauty of the magnolias with docent led tours in the moonlight. Ticket includes a stainless steel re-usable pint cup. Bring a flashlight; heavy rain cancels

50 Shades of Green: Valentine’s Day Happy Hour & Plant Love Tour at the Garden
Member Garden Party

Sunday, February 12; 3–5pm
$45 Members / $50 General (Event is 21+)
Sure, birds do it and so do bees, but plants do, too, and often in some very unusual ways! Join us for a special Valentine Happy Hour featuring a guided Garden tour full of steamy tales of pistils, stamens, and plant reproduction. Then co-create a special Valentine garden gift with your date or a friend as you enjoy beer, wine, and small bites under the fragrant blooming magnolias.

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ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

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