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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, a Scarecrow Festival in October and more to come!

We look forward to meeting you.

 

Our workshops are broad and varied, though all garden related: seasonal decorating with on site natural materials, seeding, pruning, propagating, wood carving, photography, irrigation, fertilizing, garden design, casual flower arranging and more. Explore our calendar below to see when the next class is and reserve yourself a spot.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Feb 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Participants need to bring 4 cups of 3/4 inch sliced carrots. Jars/lids provided. This workshop is at a private residence near South 41. Signees will be given exact address. Jars need to cool overnight and can be picked up next day. Bring snack/drink. Cost $15.00.
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  • Feb 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    . Learn how to cut glass, solder and make a dragon fly to take home. Tina Keesling from Lake City Studio will be giving this class. Bring Snacks/drink. Cost $45.00.
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  • Mar 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    A breakdown and demonstration of the most critical and economical bee keeping supplies And weather permitting a live bee observation hive. Cost:$10.00
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  • Mar 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Empty wall? Bare Space? Thoughtful gift? Choosing from a selection of wreaths and an assortment of materials from the Gardens plus ribbon, paint, yarn participants will design their wreath to take home. Add special touches with personal items. Bring glue gun. Cost: 10.00
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  • Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Want to increase your crop yield? Improve soil health? Help with pest control? This class explores the options, reasons for, plus will demonstrate materials used to stimulate a plant"s electrical signals. Cost:$10.00.
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  • Mar 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    For kids of ALL ages. We will make a talking fish, a jack in the box, and a jumping frog with a contest of whose frog can jump the farthest. Prizes awarded. LIMIT 10. Cost:$10.00.
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  • Mar 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    We are creating a pet memorial garden and this workshop will provide opportunity to make that memorial, Bring a mold (pie plate, 8" baking tin, etc and any items to customize your stone. Cement and decorative items will be provided. Stone can be dedicated to the Gardens or taken home. Cost $15.00.
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  • Apr 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Peter Shanks, a professional forager, will share his knowledge of weeds as participants walk the Gardens and learn how to identify and sample (optional!) April's palette of edible offerings. Cost$10.00
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  • Apr 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Focus on site and plant selection, plus food and water sources, nesting sites, overwintering tips. Jon Elmquist, Insect Conservation Technician, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity, U of FL will be our speaker. Cost: 10.00
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  • Apr 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    For Earth Day. Clay balls provide butterflies a place to lay their eggs, protect seeds from the heat of the sun; they're heavy enough to be unaffected by winds/rains and deter animal nibbles. Cost $10.00
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  • Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Will feature the "filler, spiller, thriller" approach to container planting, Participants should bring a planter no larger than 8-10 inches. Plants will be provided. Cost: $15.00.
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  • Apr 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Learn how to cut glass, solder and make a dragon fly with Tina Keesling from Lake City Studio. Bring snack/drink, Cost $45.00.
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  • May 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    More bang for your buck! Have a favorite plant? Learn how to make several plants from the mother plant. After a presentation of basic propagation techniques, participants will roam the Gardens taking cuttings and preparing them to take home. $15.00 covers cost of pots/soil. Bring by-pass pruners.
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  • May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    More bang for your buck? Have a favorite plant? Learn how to make several plants from the mother plant. After a presentation of basic propagation techniques, participants will roam the Gardens taking cuttings and preparing them to take home. $15.00 covers cost of pots/soil. Bring by-pass pruners.
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  • May 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Former Daylily Nursery Owner Lou Louder will share tips on successful growing, care, fertilizing, and division of daylilies. She will have daylilies to display but bring any you may have questions about. Cost: $10.00.
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  • May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Using rocks, sand, wood, succulents participants will design their own landscape to take home. Bring a shallow planter 8-10 inches wide and no deeper than 3 inches. Materials & plants provided. Limit 10. Cost:$15.00.
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  • May 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Erin Harlow, UF Horticultural agent for Columbia County will lead this workshop which will include a walk through the Gardens to identify native trees and their habitat.
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  • May 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Wellborn, 3300 134th Pl, Wellborn, FL 32094, USA
    Make your customized card with your own freshly gathered materials, Participants may choose to bring their own leaves or soft, thin flowers or they can gather them while perusing the Gardens. LIMIT 8. 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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