Whether you are a novice to the wonderful world of horticulture or a gardening guru, Jenna Bayer’s Garden Bootcamp is a fun and interactive way to help make your garden dreams come true.
We have many seasonally appropriate classes to choose from. All classes (except Special Forces) are held at Rosemound Farm in Hillsboro from 9am to 1pm. Each class begins with 45 minutes of gardening basics followed by hands-on field labs, a tour of Jenna’s garden to illustrate concepts covered in class and a take-home project/planter.
We are also happy to work by appointment.
Two hour slots are available at Rosemound Farm in Hillsboro, Oregon, and at our Mountain View Studio in Mountain View, California.
We encourage groups of 4-8. $95 per person.
We can come to you, or you to us!
What Students Say
" That was the best class on pruning EVER!! And people around me were saying the same thing. Thanks for the great lesson!!"
You will learn the basics of maintaining plant health, soil structure and chemistry including:
Mulch can be your friend
Design & layout
Dealing with pests & pathogens
After a review of gardening basics, the elements of good garden design are discussed.
5-step plan of garden design
Take home planter
Review sketches & dimensions
Budgets & permits
This spring class is just in time for planning and planting.
Garden coaching in your garden to help assess your garden challenges and suggest solutions.
ID and care
Pests and disease
Maintaining & pruning
Ideas for new plants
PROP, NIP, & TUCK
Put your garden to bed for the winter the right way, so springtime is a breeze and your plants will be happy, healthy and stronger after their long winter’s rest. We demonstrate shortcuts to get your work done faster, and smarter, with less physical effort. This season is perfect to propagate specific perennials, by division and cuttings, and transplant woody plants.
Jenna gave us a vision for our back yard. Her beautiful design and project plan took our disaster of a backyard into gorgeous outdoor space. We are now proud to entertain, have friends and family over and just enjoy our new space. Jenna is amazing! I highly recommend her work!