Registration

NOTE: all children must be accompanied by an adult

Learn/Farm/Garden

@ the White oak consulting

horticulture school


Learn from Brad Baker, a certified horticulturist with more than 30 years experience teaching, improving landscape practices, and developing award-winning landscape design.

See the course descriptions below, then register using the form to the right.

Unless otherwise stated, classes take place on the grounds of Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA.


All courses payable by cash or check at the start of the first session.


First timer's special! The first time you register for a course, you'll get $10 off per adult! Available to new students only, one time only per student.


Children's special! All children age 14 and under $10 per session.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


For more information, call Brad at 781.996.8766.

Bonsai for Beginners

ParT 1


Learn how to harvest and prepare your Bonsai tree for training at home. You'll take home your own tree and a pot with soil. Plus, learn to properly cut a flower for use in a vase.


Look ahead to Part 2, when you can bring back your Bonsai for further training tips and tricks.


DATE: Thursday, August 17, 2017

TIME: 9 am  - 10 am


COST: $35/adult, $10/child age 14 and under. Payable by cash or check at the start of the session. Fee includes materials.



From a weedy mess to a garden in 1 day


Do you have a weedy mess in your yard that you can't stand anymore? Learn how to turn your weeds into fertilizer for your beautiful new garden--and it all can happen in one day. Plus, learn to water with precision so your plants can grow deep roots and you'll cut watering to just once a week. Bring home seeds to get that garden started.


DATE: Sunday, August 20, 2017

TIME: 11 am - Noon


COST: $30/adult, $10/child age 14 and under. Payable by cash or check at the start of the session. Fee includes materials.



Harvest to Double Your Produce


Learn how to harvest your herbs, flowers and vegetables so you can get up to double the produce from them. Plus you'll discover the magic of letting them go to seed so you can plant from them next year; we'll cover storage methods that work.


DATE: Thursday, August 31, 2017

TIME: 6 pm - 7 pm


COST: $25/adult, $10/child age 14 and under. Payable by cash or check at the start of the session. Fee includes materials.