Home and Garden Courses

Fall 2014


Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. You'll begin by figuring out which type of garden is right for you. Not everyone has the same amount of time, space, or sunshine, so the first step to a great harvest is selecting the right crops. You'll explore climate considerations, learn how to read a zone hardiness map, and find out how to spot a micro-climate in your yard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-537-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. You'll begin by figuring out which type of garden is right for you. Not everyone has the same amount of time, space, or sunshine, so the first step to a great harvest is selecting the right crops. You'll explore climate considerations, learn how to read a zone hardiness map, and find out how to spot a micro-climate in your yard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-537-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. You'll begin by figuring out which type of garden is right for you. Not everyone has the same amount of time, space, or sunshine, so the first step to a great harvest is selecting the right crops. You'll explore climate considerations, learn how to read a zone hardiness map, and find out how to spot a micro-climate in your yard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-537-D | 10/15/14-11/21/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. You'll begin by figuring out which type of garden is right for you. Not everyone has the same amount of time, space, or sunshine, so the first step to a great harvest is selecting the right crops. You'll explore climate considerations, learn how to read a zone hardiness map, and find out how to spot a micro-climate in your yard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-537-E | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. You'll begin by figuring out which type of garden is right for you. Not everyone has the same amount of time, space, or sunshine, so the first step to a great harvest is selecting the right crops. You'll explore climate considerations, learn how to read a zone hardiness map, and find out how to spot a micro-climate in your yard.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-537-F | 12/10/14-01/16/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Perennials and Bulbs

Join professional horticultural specialist Deborah Smith-Fiola for this course! The fall month of October is a great time to dream of your garden in bloom next season. Perennial flower plants and bulbs planted in October will develop a strong root system to provide an abundant floral display for next years' garden. In order to create a colorful garden with perennials you'll need to plant perennials with varying bloom times so that something will always be in bloom. This session will also cover various methods of dividing, seeding, propagating and planting the best perennials and bulbs for our area.

Fee: $20 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-016-D1 | 10/03/14-10/03/14 | D. Smith-Fiola | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro to Interior Design

Transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. In this course, you will delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and get the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-053-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro to Interior Design

Transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. In this course, you will delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and get the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-053-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro to Interior Design

Transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. In this course, you will delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and get the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-053-D | 10/15/14-12/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro to Interior Design

Transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. In this course, you will delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and get the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-053-E | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro to Interior Design

Transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. In this course, you will delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and get the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

HOM-053-F | 12/10/14-01/30/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design

Join floral designer and historic garden specialist, Denny Warrenfeltz, for this wonderful class that will bring together your creative senses. The many layers of floral arrangement will be explored in this insightful class. We will begin with a three-week session on decorating your home with florals, focusing on the glorious, fresh flowers of early fall and late summer, as well as an exploration of arranging silk flowers for a lasting impression. The closing sessions will focus on creating lasting holiday arrangements that will surely please your guests and family. Bring your friends and give yourself a treat. You deserve it. Supplies to be discussed during the first session and may be purchased from instructor. Cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $85 Senior Adult Fee: $51 Registration Fee: $8

PDV-795-C1 | 09/15/14-11/17/14 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Winter 2015


Lights, Camera, Bloom

Experience the magic of movies and horticulture as the 186th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates the silver screen. Lights, Camera, BLOOM! will be viewed on Monday, March 2, 2015. The Show features large-scale gardens, elaborate landscapes, and over-the-top floral creations. Topics will include the designs of the Flower Show and the materials and products that will be seen at the show; gardening how-to instruction and lectures by industry experts.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $41 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-459-M | 03/02/15-03/02/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Floral Design

Join floral designer and historic garden specialist, Denny Warrenfeltz, for this wonderful class that will bring together your creative senses. The many layers of floral arrangement will be explored in this insightful class. We will begin with a three-week session on decorating your home with florals, focusing on the glorious, fresh flowers of early fall and late summer, as well as an exploration of arranging silk flowers for a lasting impression. The closing sessions will focus on creating lasting holiday arrangements that will surely please your guests and family. Bring your friends and give yourself a treat. You deserve it. Supplies to be discussed during the first session and may be purchased from instructor. Cost dependent upon your choice of materials.

Fee: $85 Senior Adult Fee: $51 Registration Fee: $8

PDV-795-G1 | 01/26/15-03/23/15 | D. Warrenfeltz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register