Education Gardens at Greenbank

This is a resource page for information on projects and activity at the Education Gardens at Greenbank, a major volunteer site for Master Gardeners and the official demonstration garden of the Master Gardener Program.

Regular work parties
  • Wednesdays 9 am to noon
  • And on 1st and 3rd Saturdays in spring/summer - April through September
  • or at your own convenience, anytime
Tools
  • Bring your own if you prefer
  • or use tools available in cottage and shed
What to do and learn
  • Pruning techniques
  • Plant identification
  • Garden design
  • Garden maintenance
We learn from each other every day!
Minutes of Steering Committee

The Steering Committee for the Education Gardens meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9 am, currently via Zoom or in person at the cottage when restrictions allow. All are welcome to attend!

Please see the minutes of the most recent meeting for info on what needs doing and what is currently going on at the gardens.

To see minutes from prior months and years, go to the Archive.

call for help!

These projects need your help. Please email or call the contact person to volunteer. All projects count toward MG volunteer hours.

  1. Greenhouse project. Join in the on-going interior and exterior work to fully outfit the greenhouse for propagation. Contact Barb Douglas, bdoug1383@gmail.com

  2. Restoring wetland. Help with restoring the wetland at the Education Gardens at Greenbank. The recent installation of new signage for this area raises visibility with the public and provides a great place to learn about wetland management. Contact Gary Ketcheson, gizlar@icloud.com

  3. Garden leads. Each of the theme gardens at the Education Gardens at Greenbank has a garden lead who is responsible for coordinating the design, maintenance, and continuing evolution of that garden. Join in the fun and volunteer as a co-lead for one of the gardens - - a great way to learn and put your own stamp on things. Contact any of the Greenbank regulars, or start with Ilze, zigurs@gmail.com.

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