The Garden and Greenhouse at Langley

offering gardening classes with Whidbey's experienced and talented gardeners and landscapers to help guide you toward creating your own Island paradise.

Drawing and creating plot plans for greenhouse, vegetable gardens, and for yards. Beginning level experience making drawing legends, scaling for size, lettering, and si...
Plan Drawing
Started May 5
$25
All about Soil. Soils as living ecosystems, including their physical, chemical, and biological properties. Study nutrient cycling, fertility management, and soil buildin...
All about Soil
Started May 5
$25
Plant Propagation. Hands-on introduction to seed collecting, treatment, germination; handling, preparation, treatment and rooting of cuttings; grafting tools and the pre...
Plant Propagation
Started May 5
$25
Container Gardening. Design container combinations suitable for the Pacific Northwest in a variety of sun/shade exposures and design styles. Learn about the special growt...
Container Gardening
Started May 5
$25
Spring Garden Practices and Introduction to basic landscape and garden installation, and maintenance practices for spring shrub/tree planting, staking, turf aeration/that...
Spring Garden Practices
Started May 5
$25
Principles of pruning. The tools, techniques, timing, and species-specific treatment of Pacific Northwest ornamentals. Includes field experience and ladder safety. Pa...
Principles of pruning
Started May 5
$25
Garden Structures. From pergolas and trellises to fences and gates including their components and assembly techniques. Introduces basic construction techniques and constr...
Garden Structures
Started May 5
$25
Landscape Lighting. Planning and installation knowledge and skills in order to create more garden visibility drama with lights. Basic components and installation method...
Landscape Lighting
Started May 5
$25
Container Garden Design Tips. How to combine ornamental plants with edibles for beautiful and functional potted gardens. A professional demonstration by Tobey Nelson h...
Combined Pots of Edibles w/ Ornamentals
Started May 4
$25
General information and Introduction to potting, watering, fertilizing, transplanting, pruning and harvesting. How to select and purchase seeds, fertilizers, soil nutrie...
Gardening Overview
Started May 5
$25
Seed Propagation. Hands-on propagating plants from seed with an in-depth examination of seed selection and how to prepare and sow seeds for germination. Learn methods for...
Seed Propagation
Started May 5
$25
Grafting. Hands-on laboratory to prepare and graft several kinds of plants to take home. Common types of grafts used in horticulture and become familiar with their hortic...
Grafting
Started May 5
$25
Spring Vegetables and Herbs. Vegetable and herb greenhouse propagation, soil preparation, transplanting, and direct seeding and growing. Selecting varieties for a regi...
Spring Vegetables and Herbs
Started May 5
$25
Groundcovers. Alternatives to turf and good choices for plantings beneath shrubs and trees variety of groundcover plants appropriate for Pacific Northwest gardens and th...
Groundcovers
Started May 5
$25
Weed Identification and Management. Recognize and identify weeds and invasive plants. Learn their weak points and the means and methods of managing them. Tool use and tec...
Weed Identification and Management
Started May 5
$25
Hardscapes. Brick, Concrete, and Stone. Information about garden walkways, patios, and retaining walls. Common hardscape materials and the installation practices for eac...
Hardscapes
Started May 5
$25
Irrigation Design. System design and installation, common and low volume. Common practices and effective ways to water just about everything automatically. Emitter he...
Irrigation Design
Started May 5
$25

The Learning Lab is comprised of The Wood Shop, The Kitchen,

and The Garden/Greenhouse and located in the new South Whidbey Community Center

(old Middle School) and just behind WICA

 Sponsored by:   Living Design Foundation  a 501(c)(3)

723 Camano Ave. Langley WA 98260

Tel: 970-381-4091