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Upcoming Lifelong Learning Classes




Class Title: Basics of Nature Photography: Post-processing for Beautiful Images

Class Description: Are you a nature photographer who desires to artistically edit digital photos? This four-class course, led by Master Naturalist and photographer Dr. Christine Cook, will help you process your images beautifully! Bring your own digital camera and laptop with Photoshop or Elements software.

Dates: Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014.

Time: 8:00-10:30am

Cost: $30 Garden Members/ $35 Non-members per class

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 25, 5:00pm



Class Title: Growing Plumeria in Southwest Florida

Class Description: Most of us know the beautiful fragrance of plumeria flowers, but did you know the Garden houses the National Plumeria Collection? Learn everything about growing plumeria in SW FL in this lecture by Hetty Ford, NBG's resident plumeria expert. Hetty will teach you how to best care for your existing plumeria and share secrets of propagation to add to your collection.

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Cost: $5 Garden Members/ $7 Non-members

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 16, 5:00pm



Class Title: Plumeria Craft: Hawaiian Leis

Class Description: Have you ever had the desire to create a Hawaiian lei from fragrant plumeria flowers? Our resident plumeria expert, Hetty Ford, will teach you how to transform plumeria flowers into a beautiful lei. Hetty will also share the cultural significance of plumeria flowers in Hawaii through stunning photos.

Date: Friday, April 25, 2014

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Cost: $15 Garden Members/ $20 Non-members (includes supplied materials)

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 18, 5:00pm

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Registration Procedure

Thank you for your interest in registering for Lifelong Learning classes! There are two ways to register:

a)If you would like to pay with a credit card, or if you are a Golden Bamboo Member, call our receptionist at 239-643-7275. Make sure you have your Naples Botanical Garden membership number (if applicable) and credit card ready. Payment is due at the time of registration.

b)If you would like to pay with a check, download the Lifelong Learning Registration Form. Mail the completed form and a check to “Naples Botanical Garden, Attn: Lifelong Learning, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL, 34112.”

*If you are registering for more than three separate classes at once, you qualify for a $5 discount from your registration total. Registering for more than three sessions of one class does not qualify for this discount.

No matter which way you register, be sure to provide your telephone number or e-mail address to receive registration confirmation and reminders to attend your selected classes. Thank you for being a part of our Lifelong Learning program!