The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why The Capistrano Dispatch is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

Before spring rolls around, those in the community looking to learn more about gardening can attend a series of workshops hosted by the California-based Armstrong Garden Centers.

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 5, Armstrong will put on free community classes over the weekends at all 31 of its stores throughout California, including its San Juan Capistrano location at 32382 Del Obispo St., Suite D.

“Each workshop will encourage attendees to nurture their green thumbs with a wide range of topics for the spring season,” the store said in a press release.

The classes range from topics such as pruning fruit trees and roses to caring for orchids.

Nursery professionals will lead the classes, providing gardening instructions and advice through hands-on demonstrations. Gardeners of all skill levels are welcome to attend.

Below is a full schedule of Armstrong Garden Centers’ workshops:

Saturday, Jan 5 and Saturday, Jan. 12:

9 a.m. – Rose Pruning and Planting

10:30 a.m. – Fruit Tree Pruning and Planting

Saturday, Jan. 26:

9 a.m. – Growing Your Own Berries

Saturday, Feb. 9:

9 a.m. – Orchids

Saturday, Feb. 23:

9 a.m. – Gardening for Beginners


Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Capo Dispatch

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>