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WEEKLY WELLNESS OPPORTUNITIES – Relax and unwind with one of our weekly wellness classes on the Event Lawn.
T'ai Chi Chih – Fridays at 11:15AM  .  Meditation – Fridays at 12:30PM  .  Yoga – Sundays at 12:00PM


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    photo by Linda Lawley

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Dahlia Division Workshop

Saturday, February 17, 2024
from 10:00am to 12:00pm
in the Meeting Room at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Join MCBG Nursery Manager, Lyn Anton, and learn to divide dahlias before they begin to sprout. Lyn will discuss dahlia anatomy and the different types of dahlias before diving into the art of dahlia division. You’ll get your hands dirty dividing tubers and take one home to practice all you have learned. The class will wrap up with tips on storing tubers, tricks for overwintering, and a discussion on how to grow dahlias.

Class size is limited! Registration for this workshop must be completed in advance online (click the appropriate registration link below) or at the MCBG gift shop. Please note, all workshop fees are non-refundable unless the workshop has been canceled or rescheduled by the Gardens.


CLASS FULL – Please CLICK HERE to be added to the waitlist. If we have any cancellations, we will contact you in the order the waitlist responses were received.

Workshop Registration .......................... $35 per participant and includes Gardens admission for the day

Member Workshop Registration ............ $25 per current MCBG Member   *Verify your membership to receive discount



  • The class will be held in the Meeting Room, be prepared for cool temperatures with appropriate layers.
  • Bring a sharp pair of pruners (if available), gloves, paper, and a pencil/pen.
  • Please read and follow our local Health Order. If you are sick, please stay home.



MCBG Nursery Manager, Lyn Anton, has been gardening and growing houseplants since her early teens. She grew her passion for plants with a bachelor’s degree in Plant Science from UC Davis. Lyn worked as a field technician at a seed research company, a research assistant at UC Davis, and a technician at a plant pathology testing lab. She then shifted her focus to inspiring the youth serving as a teacher’s aide at the Mendocino Unified School District, a 4-H Youth Development Program Poultry Project Leader, and Mendocino County 4-H Leader’s Council Board Member. For the past four years, we have been lucky to harness Lyn's expertise in our retail nursery beginning as MCBG Nursery Assistant. She was promoted to Nursery Manager two years ago.


Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024