Adult Workshops available at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center

Published 1:26 am Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Visit Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center this autumn for a series of adult-focused workshops. Join us on September 14, November 23 and/or December 14 from 1 p.m. to 30 p.m. at Shangri La Gardens, 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, for some great hands-on learning hosted by our professional staff.  These practical, fun, and inspiring ‘make and take’ programs each have a $20 materials fee. Space is limited for Adult Workshop Series Programs. Be sure to reserve a spot before each program by registering on-line.


Adult Workshop Series Schedule

September 14, 2019 – Container Gardening: Bringing the Garden to your Porch

Join Cheryl Farmer, Shangri La Garden’s Greenhouse Manager, for a creative container gardening workshop and plant your own ornamental plant combo! You will learn how to choose the correct containers, potting mix, and plants for your gardening success. The workshop fee includes all materials.


November 23, 2019 – Orchid Repotting Workshop

Join Jennifer Buckner, Director of Horticulture, for a hands-on demonstration about repotting orchids. You’ll discover the many ways orchids have fascinated plant lovers far and wide as well as why they are known as one of the world’s most beautiful flowers. The workshop fee includes an orchid and repotting supplies.


December 14, 2019 – Wreath Making Workshop

Be inspired by the world around you! Join us for a workshop to discover the fun of wreath-making in this workshop during our Dreaming of a Green Christmas event. Try your hand at designing a wreath from fresh greenery and a variety of other natural decorations. Spend time with friends and family to celebrate the season while making a one-of-a-kind creation for your home!


Shangri La Gardens is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday free of charge from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information call 409-670-9113 or visit