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Posted December 7, 2017

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden offers landscaping classes

CINCINNATI, OH (December 7, 2017) – Beat winter’s chill by preparing for your spring garden! Back by popular demand is the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2018 Landscaping for the Homeowner Series, beginning February 7.

Join Steve Foltz, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Director of Horticulture, for one of the most informative and complete landscape series for homeowners in the region. If you are planning on renovating your garden or putting a new installation in your landscape, these classes provide great insight on design, preparation and plant selection with emphasis on plants that do best in the Tri-state area. Take time now to gain knowledge about soil preparation, maintenance and plant selection, and you’ll be ready to hit the ground running in spring creating a thriving & beautiful garden.

Makes a great gift! Sign up for one class or SAVE when you register for the entire 5-part series! All classes meet Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Cost for the complete series is $45 for Zoo members and $70 for non-members. Individual classes are $10 for Zoo members and $15 for non-members. For additional information or to register for the 2018 Landscaping for the Homeowner Series, please email [email protected] or click here.

Feb 7     Design Your Landscape

Feb 21   The Best Trees and Shrubs for Your Landscape

Feb 28   Bringing in Color and Pollinators With Annuals and Perennials

Mar 7    Now That you Have It, How Do You Care For It

Mar 14  Putting it All Together (An Overview)


Visit the Zoo’s website for information on other opportunities and programs offered for the gardening enthusiast in your family.