Sick Plant Clinic
Saturday December 1, 9 am-noon
Join Dr. Raabe for his monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.
No reservation required; free
ONLY 3 SPACES LEFT! Spice and Chai Workshop
Saturday, December 1, 2 - 3:30 am
Spend a chilly winter day in our warm and wonderful Tropical House - home to many of the spices you'll find in the Garden. Local ethnobotanist and botanical artisan, Deepa Natarajan
will introduce you to fascinating historical tales about the spices followed by a chai (tea) demonstration and tasting. Deepa most recently taught back to back sold out chai-making workshops at the Oaktown Spice Shop
. Participants will receive a chai recipe to take home!
Space is limited. Advance registration required: $20, $15 members
SOLD OUT! Evergreen Wreaths and Garlands
Wednesday, December 5, 6 - 8 pm
Create a beautiful and festive wreath or garland to add to your holiday decorations. Greens from the Garden and other materials are included, but be sure to bring your own hand pruners.
SOLD OUT! Botanical Art with Catherine Watters: Winter Botanicals
Friday, December 7, 10am - 4 pm
Explore beautiful winter botanical subjects and make them come to life! The instructor will guide you through the steps of drawing and building layers of color to capture their form, rich colors and texture. Your painting may be the perfect subject for your holiday cards! Advance registration required; $80, $75 members
Handmade for the Holidays
Saturday, November 15, 11 am - 1 pm
Join the Garden for this family program as we create gifts and festive decorations inspired by the Garden's diverse collection of plants. Materials & snacks provided! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-ins welcome. $12, $10 members, $7 children
Natural Discourse Symposium
Friday, January 11, 9 am - 4 pm
The creative minds behind Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in the Garden present a diverse group of speakers who will address questions about how man's invention and interpretation of nature has influenced their practice. The symposium compliments the exhibition Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists & Poets in the Garden currently on view throughout the UCBG through 20 January 2013. $125