Home & Environment
- GARDENING IN WINTER
Instructor: Sherri Bohan Register Now »
Learn how to use environmentally safe dormant sprays to prevent diseases and control insect pests. Pruning and creating beautiful soil season are important for this year’s garden. Rose care, winter veggies, bulbs, perennials, containers are covered in this session. Every gardening level enjoys this engaging class. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor. The instructor a local landscape professional, a State credentialed teacher, with a degree on O. H. and 30 years experience of gardening organically.
- SUSTAINABLE HOME VEGETABLE GARDENING
Instructor: Candace Simpson, UCCE Master Gardener Register Now »
Establish a successful, environmentally responsible food garden that provides delicious vegetables and herbs every month of the year. A comprehensive list of sustainable gardening practices for vegetable crops in Santa Clara County will be covered—from soil preparation to management of common pests, weeds and diseases. Instructor is a Master Gardener, a University of California Cooperative Extension volunteer program dedicated to providing research-based gardening information to home gardeners.
- HOW TO MANAGE YOUR KITCHEN OR BATH REMODEL
Instructor: Mollyanne Sherman email@example.com Register Now »
If you want to be involved in your kitchen or bath remodel or even do it yourself, this is the course for you. Learn how to get the information you need to build a project budget and schedule, and how to keep the project under control. A $30 materials fee is payable to the instructor.
- FLORAL DESIGN WITH IKEBANA
Instructor: Thanh Kosen Nguyen, firstname.lastname@example.org Register Now »
Learn traditional and contemporary ikebana. Each week students will complete one or two designs, then bring them home to display. Bring sturdy garden scissors, a pyrex bowl and a large pin frog to the first class for practice. Information will be given on additional ikebana equipment you will need. A $100 flower material fee is payable to the instructor, or students can bring their own flowers. The instructor has over 22 years of experience and is certified for both Wafu and Sogetsu styles.
Instructor: DeAnne Appleton, email@example.com FULL
Learn the fundamentals of sewing through demonstration of various techniques and hands-on practice. Sew a project of your choice with individual help from the instructor. Think green! Learn to re-purpose, redesign, reinvent, alter or mend clothing you already have and love. Sewing machines are provided. A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.
- UPHOLSTERING: Basic Techniques
January 7–March 11
Tuesday · 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Palo Alto HS Upholstering Rm 904 · $215 FULL
January 9–March 13
Thursday · 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Palo Alto HS Upholstering Rm 904 · $215Instructors: Ann Laveroni and Kathleen Koenig Register Now »
Learn techniques to update a contemporary piece or recover an antique. Refurbish your furniture, rebuild old worn springs, change style and/or bring a chair up to date. Antique techniques are taught when needed. If you are a new student, please call the Adult School office before your first class.