MOONLIGHT GARDEN ... Who says it has to be daytime to enjoy a garden? Find out how to make your yard come to life after sunset with a moonlight garden class on Sunday, July 14, 9 a.m. at Summer Winds Nursery. Learn about sweet-smelling night bloomers, foliage with white and silver tones that show up well after dark and plants that absorb daylight and glow at night. The class is free. Summer Winds Nursery is located at 725 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Register at summerwindsnursery.com/ca/events or call 650-493-5136.
NATIVE PLANT PRUNING ... It might seem like native plants would grow best untamed. But even native plants can do with a little attention, and now is the time for it. Longtime gardener and landscaper Frank Niccoli leads this workshop for the California Native Plant Society on summer pruning for native plants. Learn about different pruning cuts and how to bring out the best in your California natives. This free workshop takes place Thursday, July 18, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. For more information, call the library at 650-903-6887.
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