Garden University

The Oregon Garden’s Garden University program offers ongoing adult education opportunities on topics in alignment with the Garden’s mission, such as pruning, beekeeping, cooking, floristry and more! We hope you’ll join us for an upcoming event – see our current lineup below.

Oregon Garden Members receive free admission to Garden University lectures and discounts on workshops. Interested in joining? Click here for more information!

Garden University: Earthquake Preparedness

Join John Kubasak from the Marion County Health and Human Services Department for a lecture offering tips and tricks on how to be prepared for earthquakes! It is important to […]

Music on the Lawn: Tuesday String Band

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Celebrate the summer in style with Music on the Lawn at The Oregon Garden! This summer music series takes place two Thursdays a month from June through September, and features […]

Garden University: Outdoor Survival Solutions

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Northwest Survival School joins The Oregon Garden to show you the basics of how to survive in the wild, how to handle outdoor emergency situations, and to help you create […]

Garden University: Wet Felting Workshop

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Join artist Michele Ballantyne for a workshop where you will learn wet felting techniques and be guided through creating your very own work of felt art! Wet felting can be […]

Garden University: Watercolor Florals For All

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

The Oregon Garden welcomes artist Pamela Sue Johnson, who will be offering a watercolor painting workshop with a focus on florals. Pamela, who is known for her expressive art and […]

Garden University: Nutrition 101

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Rebekah Legge, a Nutritional Health Coach working with Natural Grocers, is coming to The Oregon Garden to share with guests the basics of eating for overall nutrition! This lecture will […]

Garden University: Wilderness First Aid Skills

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Diane Vireday, a Red Cross CPR Instructor and Herbal Medic, is partnering with The Oregon Garden to teach guests the basics of first aid for everyday ailments while camping, out […]

Garden University: Elderberry & Friends

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Randi Embree of Elder Spirit Herbals returns to the Garden to teach guests how to protect themselves with preventative herbal friends like elderberry and astragalus! Learn to make your own […]

Garden University: Wet Felting Workshop for Scarves

Oregon Garden 879 W. Main St., Silverton, OR

Wet felting artist Michelle Ballantyne will be joining us once again to guide attendees through a scarf making workshop! Guests will get to make one multi-colored scarf up to 10 […]

Do you know an individual or organization who would like to share their talent, knowledge or mission with Oregon Garden guests? We are always looking for presenters on topics that align with our mission. Contact Membership & Volunteer Coordinator at or 503-874-4055 to discuss opportunities!

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