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Garden Tours & Workshops

Our garden tours start at 9:00 AM every Friday during the semester, depending on weather. Anyone can attend the free hour long tours! Come learn how and what we grow!

 

 




Intro to Organic Gardening

Fri. 7/13 –  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Home gardening can help you improve your health through better nutrition, enhance your food security and even save you money. In this workshop participants will be introduced to the basics of starting an organic home garden. Topics include garden planning, site selection, soil preparation, planting, fertilization and natural pest management techniques.

Composting 101

Wed. 7/18 – 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A rind is a terrible thing to waste! Compost is a valuable source of nutrients for your garden and and excellent, environmentally friendly way to get rid of your waste. Participants will learn how to create and maintain and organic  composting system for recycling kitchen and yard wastes into black gold for the home garden!

Tea at Three 

Fri. 7/27 – 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come to our tea parties and learn how to dry and make your own fresh herbal teas.

Good Bug/ Bad Bug 

Tues. 7/10 – 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Don't squish it and then wish you hadn't missed this workshop! Come learn about beneficial insects and pests in the garden.

Butterflies and Caterpillars ID

Wed. 7/25 –10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Come learn about butterflies, moths, and caterpillars in the garden-- all things Lepidoptera, with student farmer and health educator, Eve Gray. 

 

For more information or to sign up for a workshop contact us at ogiergardens@unf.edu