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garden talks, workshops & events

There’s always something special going on at Rockledge Gardens!

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Unless noted otherwise, all talks and events meet in our Harry and Mary Witte Learning Center. The Farm Market is held in the red building.

No pre-registration is required for our garden talks; fees (if any) are indicated in the event listings. Fees for “Make-n-Take” workshops, Little Bugs sessions, and some special events are listed; please note that because we purchase materials for these workshops based on how many people are signed up, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. We can only give refunds (less service fees) if we are notified of cancellation at least 72 hours in advance of the class.

Planning an event? Rockledge Gardens is a stunning venue for weddings, fundraisers, corporate events, and more! More information on our private rentals page, or email events@rockledgegardens.com.  

CLASSES & EVENTS:

Every Tuesday from 4-7pm. After hours Farmer’s Market. Join us every Tuesday for an after-hours shopping experience! This safer, socially distant option allows you to shop the Farmer’s Market for fresh local produce and vendor goods! Join us in our open-air pavilion Tuesdays from 4-7. Feel free to stroll the gardens and shop for plants too!

Yoga in the Gardens! Summer weekends. A refreshing start to your weekend in shade with flowers. Gentle Flow yoga will stretch and balance the body leaving you feeling lighter and happy for your weekend! Class includes standing and seated yoga postures that lengthen the spine, release stress, and tone and tighten the core to promote a healthy balanced body & mind. This class is appropriate for all levels of students and takes place outdoors under a covered pavilion with fans in the garden in order to spread out for safe social distancing. No experience necessary! Please bring your own mat or blanket, water, and comfortable fitted clothing. Pre-registration is required due to limited capacity. Mariah and Joyce will be alternating weekends, so click the link below to purchase the class(es) that work best for you!

Yoga in the Gardens with Mariah dates below:

Sunday, July 12 @ 10am

Sunday, July 26 @ 10am

Saturday, Aug 8 @ 10am

Saturday, Aug 22 @ 10am

Saturday, Sept 5 @ 10am

Saturday, Sept 19 @ 10am

Saturday, Oct 3 @10am

Yoga in the Gardens with Joyce dates below:

Sunday, July 19 @ 10am

Sunday, Aug 2 @ 10am

Sunday, Aug 16 @ 10am

Sunday, Aug 30 @ 10am

Sunday, Sept 13 @ 10am

Sunday, Sept 27 @ 10am

Sunday, Oct 11 @ 10am

 

ONLINE & VIRTUAL CLASSES:

Little Bugs Club: Recycled Milk Carton Bird Feeder. Easy and fun DIY family-friendly workshop on our Facebook page. If you missed the livestream, watch the video here

Virtual Workshop: Build-Your-Own Butterfly Container Garden. Check out our new online shop to purchase any of the suggested supplies for curbside pick up. If you missed our livestream, watch the video here

Little Bugs Club: Recycled Water Bottle Wind Spirals. Easy and fun DIY family-friendly workshop on our Facebook page. If you missed our livestream, watch the video here

Little Bugs Club: DIY Butterfly Feeder. Easy and fun DIY family-friendly workshop on our Facebook page. If you missed our livestream, watch the video here!



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Farm Market at The Farm at Rockledge Gardens. Come get fresh, just-picked produce at our Farm Market. Held in the yellow building at the Garden Center, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and Sundays from 11 am to 4pm, with an after-hours evening farmers market outdoors event every Tuesday from 4pm to 7pm featuring additional food vendors and crafters. Interested in becoming a vendor at Farm & Friends? Please email photos and a description of your handmade/local items to events@rockledgegardens.com

Yoga in the Garden with Barb Wallace will be taking a break until further notice.

Little Bugs Club. Our quarterly gardening club for kids ages 4 to 12. Pre-registration is required. Little Bugs Club is taking a break until further notice and we offering free online virtual workshops instead!

Little Bugs Self-Guided Learning Tour is an interactive adventure with nature! Download a map and learning station guide here, stop by the info kiosk to borrow an “exploration kit” and you’re on your way! Schools or groups larger than six must register in advance here.