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Leaf Castings | In-Person class
August 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Leaf castings are a unique and impactful way
to preserve the beauty of nature. Created using concrete molds of real leaves,
these lovely décor pieces highlight the individuality of a leaf’s shape and
structure. They can be as garden accents, birdbaths, bowls, and more!
Join Rebecca Turk to learn the steps and
tricks to making these beautiful and natural pieces of art. This is a hands-on
class, and all materials will be supplied. At the end of the class, you will
take home a copy of the instructions and two leaf casts of your own! Plus, you
are sure to be full of creative ideas for future leaf casts that will enhance
Additional Information: This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden in an indoor space. Please come prepared to get messy! Wear old clothes, avoid wearing jewelry, and bring heavy-duty dishwashing gloves.
Because leaf casts need time to cure, class attendees will need to pick up their leaf casts on Friday, August 12, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. or on Sunday, August 21, or Monday, August 22
About Rebecca Turk:
Rebecca graduated with her Master of Science degree in Horticulture from North Carolina State University in 2012 and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, focusing in horticulture, from Stephen F, Austin State University in 2010. She discovered her passion for public horticulture and teaching through her mom and her various employments at the SFA Mast Arboretum, “Nacogdoches Naturally” Education Program, Missouri Botanical Garden, the JC Raulston Arboretum, and Moore Farms Botanical Garden (MFBG). At the Huntsville Botanical Garden, she serves as the Director of Learning and Public Engagement. She has a strong passion for educating the community, leadership, public horticulture, and sharing her love for the outdoors while teaching. She and her husband, Christopher, love their shared interest of horticulture and enjoy every moment outside with their sweet daughters, Emilia and Ila.