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Humboldt Botanical Gardens

Humboldt Botanical Garden Mission Statement: To cultivate a garden that provides an enjoyable discovery through education, participation, and community service.

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Humboldt Botanical Gardens Mission is to Inspire, Educate and Grow everyone in or near Humboldt County and Northwestern California though work with schools, clubs and the community.

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P.O. Box 6117 Eureka, CA 95502
  • Birds & Bees Educational Series

    The Birds and Bees Educational Series are monthly programs presented at Humboldt Botanical Garden

Birds & Bees Educational Series

Humboldt Botanical Garden 2022 Birds and Bees Education Series

The HBG Education Committee is excited to be resuming the Birds and Bees Education Series at the Garden. The education committee has scheduled classes featuring local experts to present topics ranging from worm farming to flower photography. Classes will be held on Saturdays at the Garden and will be free for members, general admission for non-members.

Would you or someone you know be interested in presenting? Contact Tammy Petitjean at 707-442-5139.

Fragrant and Fancy Rhododendrons

April 23, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Don Wallace

Introduction to Landscaping with Native Plants

May 14, 10am–12pm

Instructors: Mary Gearheart & Mark Moore


May 21, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Liz Houghton


June 18

Introduction to Landscaping with Native Plants

July 2  10am-12pm

Instructors: Mary Gearheart & Mark Moore

Success With Citrus

July 16, 10am–12pm

Instructor: Terry Kramer


July 30, 2pm-4pm

Instructor: Tobin McKee - Full Cycle Compost

Bats in the Garden

August 13, 6pm–9pm

Instructor: Dr. Scott Osborn

Historic Wagon Road in HBG

August 27, 10am-12pm

Instructor: Jerry Rhode

Gala - September 10 - No Class


September 24, 10am-12pm

Instructor: Micki Davis

Wildfire Safety - Garden & Home Planning

October 8, 10am-12pm

Instructor: Yana Valachovic, County Director & Forest Advisor Humboldt & Del Norte County

Master Food Preservers - Apples, Preserving your Harvest

October 22, 10am-12pm

Instructors: Mary Ellen Barthman, Talia Ciarabellini, David Martinek

Mushroom Toxicity

November 5, 10am-12pm

Instructor: Bruce Kessler, MD