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Indigo Block Print Workshop

Join local artist Gretchen Schermerhorn for a workshop on how to create repeated design prints on fabric using an all-natural indigo dye paste! Design and make your own relief block, or stamp then learn how to use a thickened indigo paste as an ‘ink’ to create beautiful prints on fabric. AHS members $70; non-members $80

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Wildflower Watercolor Workshop

SOLD OUT! Email education@ahsgardening.org to be placed on the waitlist. Join Katie Malandrino from Me and Mary Shop and learn how to paint a simple, yet elegant field of watercolor wildflowers. Painting leaves and simple flowers is a great way to get introduced to using watercolors and you will leave with an understanding and supplies to continue on with your new skills. AHS members $70; non-members $80

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Plant-Based Skincare Workshop

What an experienced chef does turning simple, high-quality ingredients into culinary delights, Elodie Cally does in her skin care workshops. Armed with a degree in cosmetic formulation and a passion to teach others, Elodie of Elodie’s Naturals is working to demystify clean beauty and create effective and eco-friendly products that harness the powers of all-natural, plant-based ingredients. AHS members $75; non-members $85

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Kokedama Workshop

SOLD OUT! Email education@ahsgardening.org to be placed on the waitlist. Kokedama, the art of growing plants in a moss-covered ball of soil, is quickly becoming one of the hottest natural decorating trends in the country. However, it has been practiced for centuries in Japan. Learn how to make these botanical works of art with Amy Eggers, local floral designer and plant stylist from FLORA Roots & Stems. AHS members $60; non-members $70.

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Ceramic Garden Marker Workshop

While it’s a bit premature to start digging, it’s never too early for a garden art project! Get ready for spring planting by making a set of ceramic garden markers with Heather Lezla of Persimmon Street Ceramics. AHS members $80; non-members $90.

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Botanical Illustration Workshop – SOLD OUT

Email education@ahsgardening.org to be placed on the waitlist. Join artist and Huntley Meadows Park naturalist Margaret Wohler to learn how drawing can be a tool to learn about the natural world with a focus on local plants. AHS members $50; non-members $60

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