Garden University

Garden University

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

 

Tickets

Tickets are free for Garden members & volunteers who register at least four days in advance (workshops may have additional fees), and vary for non-members depending on the program. Tickets to Garden University programs can be reserved by registering through the links below, and will be purchased upon arrival at the event. Become a Garden member to receive free lecture tickets, and discounted workshop tickets.

  • Garden members pre-registered at least 4 days prior: free of charge
  • Garden members day-of drop-in: $5 per person
  • Pre-registered at least 4 days prior: $9 per person
  • Day-of drop-in: $11 per person

 

Upcoming Events 

Greenhouse Tour

  • Saturday, May 17, 10am – noon
  • Come see more than 40,000 colorful plants in our greenhouse and the techniques required to beautify our 80-acre botanical garden.
  • Member Tickets: Registered by May 13: Free, Drop-in: $5
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by May 13: $9, Drop-in: $11
  • Register online by May 13 & save!

Presentation by the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde

  • Saturday, June 21, 10am – noon
  • Trace the journey of the Grand Ronde people through a distillation of the eras and facets of Grand Ronde history and culture.
  • Member Tickets: Registered by June 17: Free, Drop-in: $5
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by June 17: $9, Drop-in: $11
  • Register online by June 17 & save!

 

Preserving the Harvest Workshop

  • Monday, July 14, 6-8pm
  • Tonya Johnson from OSU Extension Service will demonstrate how to preserve the season’s bounty. You’ll go home with healthy and delicious produce that you preserved yourself.
  • Member Tickets: Registered by July 10: $10, Drop-in: $12
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by July 10: $18, Drop-in: $20
  • Registration is required to save your space in the kitchen. Register online by July 10 & save!

 

The Super Moon of 2014 – Family Fun Night

  • Sunday, August 10, 8:10pm
  • Join us for a moonlit hike in the Garden, under 2014′s brightest moon. Meet in the lobby at the Oregon Garden Resort.
  • Member Tickets: Registered by August 6: Free, Drop-in: $3
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by August 6: $3, Drop-in: $5
  • Register online by August 6 & save!

 

Fresh Flower Arranging Workshop

  • Saturday, August 16, 10am – noon
  • Cut your own selection from the cutting garden and learn to arrange a beautiful bouquet with Ladell McIlnay in a hands-on workshop. Please bring your own vase.
  • Member Tickets: Registered by August 12: $10, Drop-in: $12
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by August 12: $18, Drop-in: $20
  • Register online by August 12 & save!

 

Presentation by Wilco’s Gardening Expert, Dale Small

  • Saturday, September 20, 10am – noon
  • Member Tickets: Registered by September 16: Free, Drop-in: $5
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by September 16: $9, Drop-in: $11
  • Register online by September 16 & save!

 

The Hunter’s Moon – Family Fun Night

  • Wednesday, October 8, 6:45pm
  • Join us for a moonlit hike in the Garden. Meet in the Oregon Garden Resort lobby
  • Member Tickets: Registered by October 4: Free, Drop-in: $3
  • Non-member Tickets: Registered by October 4: $3, Drop-in: $5
  • Register online by October 4 & save!

 

Contact

Questions about Garden University or upcoming classes? Contact Marney Roddick at mroddick@oregongarden.org or 503-874-6017.

Hours

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.


Admission

Adults $11
Seniors (60 and over) $9
Students (12 - 17) $8
Children (5 - 11) $5
Children (4 & under) Free
Groups (15+ ppl, advance notice) $8ea
Active Military w/ ID $8

Contact & Directions

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

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