Garden University

gardening classes

Garden University offers a variety of gardening classes and workshops hosted by experts in the field. Topics include gardening, cooking, landscaping, traveling and more!



Garden admission applies for attendees and are free for Garden members & volunteers. Workshops with take-home materials may require additional fees. Tickets to Garden University programs may require pre-registration (see below schedule to register). Become a Garden member to receive free Garden admission and discounted workshop tickets.

* Tickets include admission to the Garden

Garden University program topics and pricing is subject to change without notice. Some programs may be cancelled if registrant numbers do not reach a minimum number. 


We are in search of engaging programs, classes, activities, booths, crafts, etc. that are related to gardening and our ecosystem! If you are interested in teaching or having a booth at a Garden University event please fill out this form


Upcoming Gardening Classes & Workshops  

Select a class or workshop for a more detailed description.

Date Time Program
May 13, 2017 6pm – 8pm Hand Tied Boquet Workshop at Digging in the Dirt"
June 8, 2017 6pm – 8pm Home Brewing 101 with Bridgeport Brewing
August 17, 2017 6pm – 8pm Living Art
September 21, 2017 6pm – 8pm Wild Ways
December 7, 2017 6pm – 8pm Living Art


Home-Brewing Demo with Bridgeport Brewing

June 8th | 6pm – 8pm

Join Bridgeport Brewing at The Oregon Garden for a night of craft-brew fun with beer tasting and a home-brewing demonstration! This workshop will take place on the patio of the Garden View Restaurant at the Oregon Garden Resort. Drinks and snacks will be available to order for your enjoyment throughout the demo. This event will be free for members and $15 for the general public. This event is 21 and up ONLY.

Registration for this event will open soon.




Questions about Garden University or upcoming classes? Contact Kelly McCarty at



May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Adults $12
Seniors (60+) $10
Students (12-17) $9
Children (5-11) $6
Children (4 & under) Free
Garden Members Free
Military w/ ID $9

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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