Home and Garden Courses

Summer 2018


Maryland Summer Butterflies At Antietam

Late July is our peak time for butterflies, when it is quite possible to see a hundred in an hour. So come join a guided tour of butterflies! You'll learn more about telling butterflies from moths and identifying common butterflies in the field. We'll get some up close looks and plenty of pictures, too. Suitable for beginners and most ability levels. We'll expect to walk up to 2 miles on fairly easy terrain. Class will meet on site at Antietam National Battlefield.

Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

HGN-005-A | 07/31/18-07/31/18 | K. Barylski | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Fall 2018


Maryland Fall Butterflies At Antietam

Enjoy the magic of butterflies in the field! September is still a great time to see butterflies in Maryland. If the weather is cooperative, you will likely see at least 12 different species, including several that we only see in the autumn. You'll get some up close looks and plenty of pictures, too. Class will meet on site at Antietam National Battlefield.

Fee: $11 Registration Fee: $8

HGN-001-C | 09/18/18-09/18/18 | K. Barylski | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design: Late Summer Blooms

Learn how to transform the late blooms of summer into an arrangement for your home or to give as a gift. Local florist Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens will demonstrate how to use fresh flowers from your own garden, silks, and dried plant materials in a variety of arrangements. You?ll also learn how to dry your own materials for future use! A recommended list of materials for the first session's project will be provided in advance. Materials may be purchased from the instructor; cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $31 Registration Fee: $8

HGN-002-C | 09/10/18-09/24/18 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design: Nature's Harvest

Bring the warm colors of autumn and the harvest season into your home with arrangements accented by leaves, nuts, berries, twigs, feathers, and other organic materials. With the guidance of local florist Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens, you'll design three different arrangements, including a wreath or centerpiece. A recommended list of materials for the first session's project will be provided in advance. Materials may be purchased from the instructor; cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $31 Registration Fee: $8

HGN-003-D | 10/01/18-10/15/18 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design: Hearth & Home for the Holidays

Deck the halls for the holiday season with wreaths, swags, and centerpieces! Join local florist Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens for a festive exploration of the greens, fruits, and dried flowers that will add a special touch to your holiday dinner party or family gathering. A recommended list of materials for the first session's project will be provided in advance. Materials may be purchased from the instructor; cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $31 Registration Fee: $8

HGN-004-D | 10/22/18-11/05/18 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design

Join floral designer and historic garden specialist, Denny Warrenfeltz, for a series of classes that will bring together your creative senses. Create an arrangement every week using an assortment of fresh, dried, and silk flowers, plus other organic materials. Each session will include at least one demonstration and a wealth of advice on how to choose the best materials for a variety of arrangements in all seasons. A recommended list of materials for the first session's project will be provided in advance. Materials may be purchased from the instructor; cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $91 Senior Adult Fee: $51 Registration Fee: $8

PDV-795-C | 09/10/18-11/05/18 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register