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2017 Workshops & Drop-In Programs

Workshop Registration:

Where noted, pre-registration is required for some programs.

Payment Procedure:
Some workshops are free with admission, while workshops with a listed price include admission if it takes place during open hours and at the Botanical Garden. Where appliciable, registration and payment will be available online late April 2017, while in-person registration and payment will be available at the visitor services desk May 1st, 2017.

Return Policy:
All registrations are considered final.

Please check back soon as more programs are being added!

Check out our facebook page to keep up-to-date on our workshops and events!

 2017 Spring & Summer Workshops

Tuesday,
June 27
6:30 pm

CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Saturday,
July 1
2 - 3:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Tuesday,
July 18
6 - 7 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

2017 Fall Workshops

Saturday,
September 2
12 - 1:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Sunday,
September 10
1 - 2:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Thursday,
September 14
6:30 - 8:30 pm
What's Wrong?What's Wrong With My Plant? Registration Required
Saturday,
September 23
10 am - noon
Trees for your gardenTrees for the Urban Landscape Registration Required
Monday,
September 25
10 11:30 am
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Tuesday,
September 26
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Orchids Orchids 101

Registration Required

Saturday,
October 7
2 - 3:30 pm
 CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Sunday,
October 15
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Fall GardenThe Autumn Garden Registration Required
Sunday,
October 22
1 - 2:30 pm
Compost City of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Thursday,
November 2
6:30 - 8:30 pm
 TilandsiaGrowing on Air (Plants) Registration Required
Saturday,
November 25
2 - 3:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

 

 

*Regarding Waitlists: Please keep in mind that very few spaces open up, if at all. We will also collect names of interested persons for future workshops of the same type. You will be contacted only if a space opens up, or a new workshop is scheduled.


Ongoing 2017 Drop-In Programs:

Walking tourAn Afternoon in the Garden

Every Wednesday, 2 – 3 pm, May - September 
Fee: General admission

Drop-In

General Admission

Bird WalksSunday Morning Bird Walks

Take a guided walk on the Gardens' nature trails with a Friend of the Garden volunteer and learn about Newfoundland birds.
Drop-In

Free Program

Twilight TuesdaysTwilight Tuesdays

The flower gardens and trails have a magical quality during the evening. Now is your chance to see how MUN Botanical Garden looks "after hours". Programming offered for each evening.

Drop-In

General Admission

 


 

 2017 Past Workshops:

 

2017 Winter Workshops

Thursday,
January 19
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Wild Edible PlantsFrom Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series
Session #1: Edible Wild Plants in Newfoundland

Drop-In

Fee:
$5
Free for students with ID

Thursday,
February 16
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Gardening for BeesFrom Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series
Session #2: Bees & Wasps - Gardening For Pollinators, Part I

Drop-In

Fee:
$5
Free for students with ID

Thursday,
March 16
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Gardening for ButterfliesFrom Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series
Session #3: Gardening For Pollinators, Part II – Butterflies
Drop-In

Fee:
$5
Free for students with ID

Tuesday,
April 11
7 - 8:30 pm

 

City of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

 

Drop-In

Free Program

Wednesday,
April 19
12 - 1:30 pm

CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

Drop-In

Free Program

Thursday,
April 20
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Gardening BasicsFrom Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series
Session #4: Gardening Basics

Drop-In

Fee:
$5
Free for students with ID

Thursday,
April 20
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Growing FruitGrowing Fruit in Newfoundland

Location: Marine Institute

On-line Registration
or Drop-In

Fee: $10 ($8.70+HST)
(cash only at the door)
Free for students with ID

 

2017 Spring Workshops

Monday,
May 1
2 - 3:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

Drop-In

Free Program

Sunday,
May 7
12 - 1:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

Drop-In

Free Program

Sunday,
May 7
2 - 4:30pm

International Compost Awareness Week Fundraiser

Owen Reeves TalkCelebrate Gardening in Canada with Owen Reeves

On-Line Registration

Fee: $10

Monday,
May 8
12 -1:30 pm

Compost Awareness Week: Lunch-Time Lecture

CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

Drop-In

Free Program

Tuesday,
May 9
12 -1 pm

Compost Awareness Week: Lunch-Time Lecture

Vegetable GardenChoice Vegetables
for the Newfoundland Garden

Drop-In

Free Program

Wednesday,
May 10
12 -1 pm

Compost Awareness Week: Lunch-Time Lecture

VermicompostingVermicomposting

Drop-In

Free Program

Thursday,
May 11
12 -1 pm

Compost Awareness Week: Lunch-Time Lecture

Butterfly BasicsButterfly Basics - Gardening For Pollinators

Drop-In

Free Program

Friday,
May 12
12 -1 pm

Compost Awareness Week: Lunch-Time Lecture

Spring GardenGet Your Garden Ready For Spring

Drop-In

Free Program

Thursday,
May 18
6:30 - 8:30 pm

 Spring Workshop #1

Wildlife GardenCreating a Habitat Garden

Registration Required
Thursday,
May 25
6 – 8 pm

 Spring Workshop #2

  Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds

Registration Required
Saturday,
May 27
2 - 3:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Tuesday,
May 30
3 - 4:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

Wednesday,
May 31
6:30 - 8:30 pm

  Spring Workshop #3

Never Fail Perennials

Registration Required

Friday,
June 2
9 am - noon

 Spring Workshop #4

 Making an Alpine Trough

Registration Required
Saturday,
June 3
9 am - noon

  Spring Workshop #5

 Making an Alpine Trough

Registration Required
Wednesday,
June 7
6-8 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In
Free Program
Thursday,
June 8
6-8 pm

 Spring Workshop #6

Colorful Containers for the Summer Garden

Registration Required
Sunday,
June 11
1 - 2:30 pm

CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

Drop-In

Free Program

Friday,
June 16
Canada's Garden Day Workshops and Programs Drop-In
Free Programs
Friday,
June 16

11 am - 12:30 pm
CompostCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program Drop-In

Free Program

June 17-18

 6th Annual Rhododendron Festival

Drop-In
General Admission
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