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2016 Workshops and Drop-In ProgramsWorkshop

Workshop Registration:
Where noted, pre-registration is required for some programs.  Spring and summer workshop registration will open to the public on May 1, 2016.

Payment Procedure:
Some workshops are free with admission (admission rates here), while workshops with a listed price include admission if it takes place during open hours. At this time we are only able to take payment over the phone or in person. Please follow the directions when submitting the workshop registration form.

Return Policy:

All registrations are considered final. Returns may be submitted with a doctor's note, minus a $20 administration fee per transaction.

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

 

 2016 Spring & Summer Workshops:

Saturday, May 28,
2 – 4 pm

Rock GardeningSpring Gardening Workshop #1
Rock Gardening 101


Instructor: Todd Boland, MUNBG Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $40 public
         $30 FOG

Friday, June 3,
9 am – noon

Alpine TroughSpring Gardening Workshop #2
Alpine Trough Making

Instructor: Tim Walsh, MUNBG Nursery Manager

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $70 public
        $60 FOG

Saturday, June 4,
9 am – noon

Alpine TroughSpring Gardening Workshop #3
Alpine Trough Making


Instructor: Tim Walsh, MUNBG Nursery Manager

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $70 public
        $60 FOG

Thursday, June 9,
6:30 - 8:30pm

ContainersSpring Gardening Workshop #4
Contain Yourself! The Art of Growing in Containers


Instructor: Tim Walsh, MUNBG Nursery Manager

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $25 public
        $20 FOG

Saturday, June 11,
2 - 4 pm

Native PlantsSpring Gardening Workshop #5
Gardening with Native Plants


Instructor: Todd Boland, MUNBG Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $35 public
        $30 FOG

Wednesday, June 15,
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Wine & WalkWine and Walk #1

Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $40

Saturday, June 18,
10 am – noon

Rhodie WorkshopSpring Gardening Workshop #6
Care and Cultivation of Rhododendrons

Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $55 public
        $50 FOG

Wednesday, July 13,
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Wine & WalkWine and Walk #2

Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $40

Wednesday, August 17,
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Wine & WalkWine and Walk #3

Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist

Registration
Open May 1, 2016

Fee: $40

  Please check back soon as more programs are being added!  


Ongoing 2016 Workshops:

CompostingCity of St. John’s Backyard Compost Program

The City of St. John's, in partnership with the MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden, are offering subsidized backyard compost bins and information sessions.
Registration optional;
contact the City of St. John's:
CurbItStJohns.ca
Walking tourAn Afternoon in the Garden

Every Wednesday, 2 – 3 pm, May - September 
Fee: General admission; free for MUN students and Friends of the Garden.
Drop-in program; registration not required.
Registration not required
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.
Registration not required

2016 Winter Workshops

In the winter of 2016 we offered two series of offsite drop-in workshops.  We hope to do so again in the winter of 2017, and will be looking for suitable free locations with ample free parking.  If you have a site to suggest please contact us at bgprograms@mun.ca

For more information on the past workshops offered please follow the links below.

From Garden to Campus
A series of workshops will take place at The Landing, Room 3018 of the University Centre, Memorial St. John's campus on the third Thursday of the month, January-April.

MUN Botanical Garden Presents
A set of informative workshops taking place at the Hampton Hall Lecture Theatre at the Marine Institute (155 Ridge Road). There will be one presentation per month from January-April.

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