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Volunteering at Wellfield Gardens

Why would you want to volunteer at Wellfield? I can think of several reasons why. The Gardens are beautiful, you gain a sense of accomplishment, become a part of something important to your community, meet new people, make new friends, learn new skills or build upon the skills you have, share your interest with others, … Continue reading

HORTICULTURE TIPS by Josh Steffen: Dormant Oils

Forty degrees Fahrenheit seems an important yard and garden threshold, and with air temperatures set to trend upwards again this week, there a few things stirring out there. Forty degrees is an important milestone for soil organisms, for one. When soil temperatures stretch eight degrees north of freezing, soil organisms-friend and foe alike-begin to awake … Continue reading

Calling all Bookworms!

If you haven’t been in our Visitor’s Cottage in a while, stop in and check out our growing library. We’ve got something for everyone! If you are looking for garden design ideas, want to learn about using herbs in your cocktails, or need a fun puzzle and games book to keep the kids busy outdoors, … Continue reading

Support comes in so many forms!

While every day is a great day at Wellfield, I particularly enjoy my drives into work on sunny, spring days. I’m reminded of the reason I began my career at botanic gardens 17 years ago, passing plant after plant along the roadsides, homes, and landscapes of my typical route. And while the plants are spectacular, … Continue reading

Volunteering 101 at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

  Are you interested in joining our volunteer team and want to learn more about all the activities going on in the Gardens?  Join us on Wednesday, March 29th at 10 am for Volunteering 101.  This class will give you an overview of the many volunteer opportunities available at Wellfield.  There is something for everyone … Continue reading