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  Landscape designers determine what elements bring out the best in a location. It may be a specific tree or plant, a deck, patio, or bubbling fountain. In this workshop, students learn the basic principles of hardscape design gaining the ability to beautify a yard while spending money wisely. Discover what design principles work best for small spaces, large lots, shady or sunny places, hillsides, and slopes. Bring photos of your site and a simple hand-drawn site plan. $3 materials fee payable in class.  

2250X

Start date: 04/08/18

Weekly - Sun 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (4/8/2018-4/15/2018)

Course: $89.00

Materials: $3.00

Instructor : Charlotte Chen 

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R113



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  Everyone should be familiar with basic survival skills before they are needed. Are you ready for a natural or man-made disaster? Would you know what to do to survive in the elements? This course is comprised of lecture, hands-on instruction, and videos. Class is suitable for all ages. Topics include:   • Edible and medicinal plants • Making fire without matches • Finding and purifying water • Survival kits and home supplies • Primitive and modern shelters   

2007X

Start date: 05/04/18

Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (5/4/2018-6/1/2018)

Course: $65.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Christopher Nyerges 

5 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R115



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  The 6.5 Northridge Earthquake happened 24 years ago! When will the "big one" hit? If you are worried about the next big earthquake; tidal wave; terrorist attack; or earth-hitting comet - then this lively course with a distinct urban focus will bring you current on the "do's and don'ts" of survival at home. Topics include:   • Food storage • Growing a survival garden • Useful plants • Water • Shelter • Tools and weapons • Energy alternatives • Necessity of fire   

2287X

Start date: 02/23/18

Weekly - Fri 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (2/23/2018-3/23/2018)

Course: $65.00

Materials: $0.00

Instructor : Christopher Nyerges 

5 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R115

Call 626-585-7608 to register


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  Sustainability is the new buzz word and increasingly people are turning to drought resistant native vegetation that thrive in Southern California. Come learn how to replace thirsty lawns with drought tolerant ground covers that are more interesting than grass. This class will cover what drought tolerant plants and trees are available and provide instruction about how to use rocks, gravel, and decomposed granite to enhance a drought tolerant garden. Pruning techniques also will be demonstrated. Bring a five-gallon rhaphiolepis plant (Indian Hawthorne), and pruning shears. $2 materials fee payable in class.  

2246X

Start date: 05/20/18

Weekly - Sun 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (5/20/2018-5/20/2018)

Course: $49.00

Materials: $2.00

Instructor : Charlotte Chen 

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly -Sun .

Location : PCC Campus Location : 
  PCC Campus.

Room :  R113



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