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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!  Below are upcoming events in a Google Calendar that you can easily add to your own calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

Intro to Organic Gardening: 

Home gardening can improve your health, save you money, and increase your food security. Learn the basics to starting your own garden. Topics include garden planning, site selection, soil preparation, planting, fertilization, and pest management techniques.

Workshops on the following days:

 

  • Wednesday, May 15, 10 AM- 11 AM
  • Wednesday, June 5, 10 AM- 11 AM
  • Friday, July 12, 10 AM - 11 AM

 

Beginner Gardening: 

Workshops on the following days: 

  • Wednesday, June 26, 9 AM- 10 AM

Compost 101:

A rind is a terrible thing to waste! Come learn how to set up and maintain your own composting system to recycle your kitchen scraps and yard waste. Learn how to make black gold with Ogier Gardens!

 Workshops held on the following days:

  • Friday, May 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Friday, June 14, 9 AM - 10 AM
  • Friday, July 19, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Herbal Tea:

Come to our tea party and learn about how to dry and make your own fresh herbal teas from health educator and Ogier Gardens’ staff member Kelly Smith

Workshops held on the following days: 

  • Friday, May 31, 10 AM - 11 AM
  • Friday, June 21, 10 AM - 11 AM
  • Friday, July 26, 10 AM - 11 AM 


Good Bug or Bad Bug?:
Don’t squish it and then wish you hadn’t missed this workshop! Come learn about beneficial insects and pests in the garden. Some beneficials, like ladybugs, undergo complete metamorphosis and their larvae look nothing like their adult form.

Workshop held on:

  • Wednesday, July 17, 10 AM - 11 AM

 

Community Potluck: 

Potluck held on: 

 

  • Friday, June 21, 7 PM- 8 PM
  • Friday, July 19, 7 PM- 8 PM
 

Yoga in the Gardens:

Class held on:

  • Friday, May 17, 9 AM - 10 AM
  • Friday, June 7, 9 AM - 10 AM
  • Friday, July 5, 9 AM - 10 AM
 

 

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