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

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    Rhododendron 'Tahitian Dawn'

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    Rhododendron 'Horizon Monarch'

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    Rhododendron 'President Roosevelt'

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    Rhododendron 'Carneum'

Rhododendron Basics

Saturday, May 12, 2018
from 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Learn to grow more healthy and vibrant rhododendrons!

Our cool coastal climate, acidic soils, and mild winters allow many beautiful cultivars and species to thrive. Dennis McKiver of the American Rhododendron Society’s local chapter will teach proper planting and plant medium, fertilizing, pruning, as well as disease and pest control. Expand your collection by learning to choose the right hybrids and species for your area while touring the Rhododendron Collection at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. 

Dennis McKiver (A Man Among Rhodies – DigIt! magazine, Mary Jasch) has been growing and collecting Rhododendrons since 2001. His collection has over 1,000 hybrid and species Rhododendrons. 

Class size is limited; sign up by phoning in your payment at 707 964-4352 ext. 16 or reserve your spot in person at The Garden Store at MCBG

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Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018

Location: Gardens Meeting Room and walking the Gardens' Rhododendron Collection

Instructor: Dennis McKiver

Payment Information: Class cost is $20 for members and Master Gardeners; $30 for non-members (includes Gardens admission for the day). Payment is due upon sign-up. Please note, all workshop fees are non-refundable unless the workshop has been canceled or rescheduled by the Gardens. Sign up by phoning 707-964-4352 ext. 16 or stop by The Garden Store at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.


Contact: The Garden Store

Contact Phone: 707-964-4352 ext. 16