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: Convenient Composting

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

Tulip Team is coming to The Oregon Garden to teach you to how easily - and conveniently - compost at home! Learn how to determine the best place to set […]

Garden University: Ladybug Love

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

Rebekah Legge, a Nutritional Health Coach with Natural Grocers, is partnering with The Oregon Garden to teach Garden University attendees all about the miraculous little ladybug! Ladybugs are vital to […]

Garden University: Haiku Workshop

Learn how to write haikus with Oregon Master Naturalist Natalie DaSilva using the blooming spring garden as your inspiration! Haiku is a traditional, short form of Japanese poetry, through which […]

Garden University: Floral Arranging

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

Spring is right around the corner, which means... flowers are blooming! Come work with professional florist Denice Seeger of Distinctive Designs by Denice to create your own whimsical, living, spring-inspired […]

Garden University: Oh, My Aching…

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

Have joint or muscle pain? Learn about the basics of herbal pain relief and first aid, using materials that are quite literally within reach. Your garden, kitchen and yard, are […]

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 […]

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: 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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