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Garden Tours & Workshops

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

 

Summer 2022 Workshops

Learn more about the Ogier Gardens and how to maintain your own gardens through our workshops. Workshops are free for UNF students, staff and the general public. 

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 with the Ogier Gardens Coordinator, Kevin Anderson.

 

All classes are 10 AM-11 AM

  • July 1
  • July 8
  • July 13
  • August 3

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. Fight climate change and learn how to make black gold with the Ogier Gardens very own Compost Steward, Anastasia Utley.

 

All classes are 9 AM-10 AM.

  • July 1
  • July 8
  • July 15

Herbal Tea with Madi

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 Madi Walker.

 

All classes are 5 PM-6 PM

  • July 25

Attractive Native Plants

Come learn about attracting native species of birds and pollinators using native plants with Ogier Gardens staff member, April Thomas.
  •  July 22 10 AM-11 AM

Good Bug or Bad Bug?

Don't squish it and then wish you hadn't missed the workshop!  Come learn about beneficial insects and pests in the garden.
 
  • July 28  10 AM-11 AM

Eco Printing

Create art pieces from picked herbs and wildflowers in the garden by hammer printing them onto paper and/or fabric and taking it home. Led by Mia Moldovanyi, the Ogier Gardens Student Engagement Liaison.
 
  • July 13  9 AM-10 AM

 

Honey Bees and Beekeeping

Bees are critical for our food supply, yet more than 25% of the managed honey bee population has disappeared since 1990. Learn beekeeping from local expert, Greg Harris.
 
  • July 27  10 AM-11 AM