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Workshop Calendar

Join in the fun ... Meet new friends ... Learn something new

Through out the year we offer monthly workshops, a Plant Sale in April and a Scarecrow Festival in October

We look forward to meeting you.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Feb 09, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Lou Louder, former nursery owner and grower, will provide tips, suggestions for growing fruit trees, the best varieties for our area, and will address common problems and solutions. Cost: $10.00
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  • Feb 15, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Dennis O'Toole, Master Gardener and palm tree enthusiast, will share his experience in growing palms, which are the best varieties, palm problems and solutions.
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  • Feb 25, 10:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Jean Adams, local beekeeper, will focus on the necessary steps to get started, essential equipment, how and what to feed bees, and general maintenance. Bring pen and paper. Cost $10.00
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  • Mar 02, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Using cloth and cement, Jean Kohl will help participants create their own unique plant container. Bring a pot of your choosing for the form.. Limit: 10. Cost $10.00
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  • Mar 04, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    If you have always wanted to add bee keeping to your garden, join us and learn what is involved. Jean Adams will advise us with tips from her experience and will focus on the flow hive method of extracting honey. Bring pen and paper.Cost:$10.00.
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  • Mar 06, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Erin Harlow, Columbia County Extension Horticultural Agent will present her slate of bugs and explain which ones are beneficial and which ones need controlling along with methods of control. Cost: $10.00..
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  • Mar 14, 11:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Wayne Hobbs, Clay County Extension agent and native been specialist will address site and plant selection, other food sources, preferred nesting and egg laying sites, creating artificial nests and preparing for wintering these native solitary bees. Cost" $10.00
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  • Mar 18, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Artist Jim Riley from Gateway Art Gallery will demonstrate how to make a crow using paper bags. Participants will have choice of a sitting or flying crow. Children/adults. Cost:$10.00
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  • Mar 23, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Participants will learn how to cut glass and solder, and will leave not only with their own dragonfly with iridescent wings but with a certificate for Beginning Level Stained Glass. Participants need to purchase a sheet of iridescent glass from Hobby Lobby. Cost $35.00 Tina Keesling instructor.
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  • Mar 30, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Want more bulbs of your favorite flower without having to pay the price of new bulbs? This workshop demonstrates the art of dividing a bulb in 8 or more sections and how to store them for proper growth. Bulbs will be provided but bring bulbs of your choice as well. Cost: $15.00
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  • Apr 04, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Mary K Carte will demonstrate seed sprouting techniques and share tips based on her years of experience on how to sprout, which seeds work best for sprouting and which do not. Participants will take home a sample packet of seeds. Cost: $10.00.
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  • Apr 06, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Pete Shank will share his knowledge of weeds as participants walk and learn how to identify and sample ( optional) April’s palette of edible offerings.
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  • Apr 13, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Peter Shank will demonstrate how to make cord/rope from plants and participants will have the opportunity to make their own cordage to take home. Cost: $10.00.
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  • Apr 27, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Participants will learn how to multiply their gardens inexpensively through cuttings. After tips and a demonstration, participants will roam the Gardens, taking cuttings of their choice and prepare them to take home. Bring bypass pruners and a pencil. Cost $10.00.
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  • Apr 29, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Participants will learn how to multiply their gardens inexpensively through cuttings. After tips and a demonstration, participants will roam the Gardens, taking cuttings of their choice and prepare them to take home. Bring bypass pruners and a pencil.
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  • May 06, 10:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Linda Johnson returns to lead another stepping stone workshop. Bring cake pans or other pans to use for forms as well as gloves and any items like beads, shells, glass to customize your stones. Cost $15.00
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  • HYPERTUFA
    Mon 08 May
    May 08, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Peat moss, perlite, cement combine to form a pot. Originally these pots were used as livestock watering pots; now they are repurposed into planters. Cost $10.00. Call (386) 438-3102 to enroll as class limit is 6. Dottie Price will lead this workshop.
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  • May 10, 10:00 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Mark Bardell, agronomics manager from Brightview Landscape, will address common pest problems and their recommended solutions. If you have pictures,, bring them for analysis and discussion, Cost: $10.00
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Please RSVP for our workshops so we can better plan for the materials needed. Most Workshops are $10.00 each  Pay at the gardens.

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