Online Classes and Programs

Currently, programs will be conducted FREE and online through the Zoom meeting platform. After registering you’ll receive a confirmation email containing a link to join your class. You are welcome to join the class 5 minutes before the scheduled start time by clicking the link – – your hosts will be waiting for you. If you are not familiar with Zoom, check out this short, 8-minute YouTube video

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support ongoing operations and programming at Wellfield. Founded in 2005 as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, Wellfield derives all of its operating capital, development costs and endowment from private donations, user fees, annual memberships, private grants and earned income. Wellfield Botanic Gardens receives no government or tax-based funding of any kind. To donate securely online, click here.


Upcoming Classes and Programs [Please note all times are listed in EASTERN TIME ZONE]


 

No classes currently scheduled

 


Did you miss one of our earlier classes, or want to watch them again? Check out the videos now!


Introduction to Herb Gardening
Thursday, May 14, 1-2 p.m. 

Have you always wanted to grow a few herbs for seasonings or other uses? Join Wellfield Horticulturist Tammy Hopkins and Horticulture Manager Josh Steffen for an introduction to a whole other world of herb gardening.

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


 

Basic Rose Care, with special guest Jon Weaver
**Virtual Class on Zoom**

Thursday, April 30, 1-2 p.m. 

Want to know what to do to grow beautiful roses organically? Join Wellfield’s Horticulture and Facilities Manager, Josh Steffen, as he discusses organic rose care with special guest Jon Weaver, a long time rosarian and former owner of Martin’s Pet and Garden. Registration required – the class is FREE, and space is limited.

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


Little Sprouts – – Tuesday, May 5, 11-11:30 a.m.
Watch the recorded FACEBOOK LIVE event in our Facebook Videos.

Little Sprouts – – Tuesday, April 28, 11-11:30 a.m.
Watch the recorded FACEBOOK LIVE event in our Facebook Videos.

Join Environmental Educator Melissa Kinsey for this fun FACEBOOK LIVE session intended for kids and their adult. No registration required, just be sure to have your Facebook notifications ‘enabled’ for Wellfield Botanic Garden so you see when we’ve gone ‘live’ for the session. Of course the session is recorded and will be available later on Facebook to watch in recorded-form.


Vertical Gardening (What’s Up?) – **Virtual Class on Zoom**
Thursday, April 23, 1-2 p.m.

Don’t have much space to grow something? Why just grow horizontally when nature grows vertically too? Learn what’s up with growing a garden vertically during this ONLINE (Zoom meeting) class led by Wellfield’s Horticulture and Facilities Manager, Josh Steffen. Registration required – the class is FREE, and space is limited.

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


Little Sprouts – – Tuesday, April 21, 11-11:30 a.m.
Watch the recorded FACEBOOK LIVE event in our Facebook Videos.

Join Environmental Educator Melissa Kinsey for this fun FACEBOOK LIVE session intended for kids and their adult. No registration required, just be sure to have your Facebook notifications ‘enabled’ for Wellfield Botanic Garden so you see when we’ve gone ‘live’ for the session. Of course the session is recorded and will be available later on Facebook to watch in recorded-form.


Composting 101 (Spread the Rot)**Virtual Class on Zoom**
Thursday, April 16, 1-2 p.m.

Horticulture and Facilities Manager Josh Steffen shares tips on setting up and using a compost pile to help your garden beds grow!

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


Birding in Your Backyard – **Virtual Class on Zoom**
Tuesday, April 14, 1-2 p.m. 

Join this online session taught by Melissa Kinsey, Environmental Educator as she shares tips on backyard bird identification, info about feeders, which seeds attract which birds, bird calls, birding by season, and hazards including cats and local predators, as well as what birding can teach us about changes in our climate. 

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


Joys of Seed Starting – **Virtual Class on Zoom**
Wednesday, April 8, 1-2 p.m. 

Want to learn to grow some food at home during this challenging time? You can! Join this online session taught by Josh Steffen, Horticulture and Facilities Manager. You’ll receive and overview of how to grow your own food from the word seed!

This program has completed. Watch a recording of this class here


For more information email info@wellfieldgardens.org or call (574)-266-2006 ext 105