Seminar Events

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. plus construction time

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road

Nolen Buffalo of The Water Buffalo, in Little Rock, presents a demonstrative lecture on the benefits, limitations, and design aspects of hydroponic and aquaponics gardening systems. Following the lecture, participants who wish to construct their own systems will receive guidance ...
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Thursday, April 5 - 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens, 550 Arkridge Road

Weyerhaeuser Bonsai Learning Center Garvan Horticulturist Bryan Carlan presents a quarterly review of seasonal care, tips, and techniques for budding Bonsai gardeners. Bryan will demonstrate best practices for ensuring a healthy and attractive specimen. Free Members | $15 Non-members | Reservations Required ...
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Thursday, April 5 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

The Oaklawn Center on Aging offers a photography workshop, “Macro Photos and Tulips” with Taylor Bellott, professional nature photographer.  The class will meet for instruction prior to going out in the Gardens. Participants will have an opportunity for one-on-one ...
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Friday, April 6 - 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

Back by popular demand! Join local artist Dee Garrett as she presents an acrylic painting workshop for artists at the beginner level. Come early to stroll the Gardens and find inspiration from seasonal blooms. The subject for this class will ...
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Wednesday, April 11 - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

Professor and Extension Entomologist Kelly Loftin presents this class, which takes a closer look at the biology of imported fire ants, and the various control methods used this time of year to rid your property of these unwanted pests. $10 ...
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April 17, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

Garvan Horticulturist Minnie Shelor presents a mini-series that culminates with the completion of a container garden. April 17 – Foundations of Container Gardening Free Members | $15 Non-members each class | Participants may bring their own materials | Reserve online or ...
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April 17, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

Garvan Horticulturist Minnie Shelor presents a mini-series that culminates with the completion of a container garden. April 17 – Foundations of Container Gardening Free Members | $15 Non-members each class | Participants may bring their own materials |Register online or call ...
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April 19, 2018 - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

The Arkansas Forestry Commission presents the following lecture series: April 19 – Fruit Tree Planting and Care: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. $10 per class Members | $20 per class Non-Members | Reservations required | Register online or call 800-366-4664 ...
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April 19, 2018 - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Magnolia Room, 550 Arkridge Road

The Arkansas Forestry Commission presents the following lecture series: April 19 – Fruit Tree Planting and Care: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. $10 per class Members | $20 per class Non-Members | Reservations required | Register online or call 800-366-4664 ...
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Sunday, April 22 - 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens Garvan Pavilion, 550 Arkridge Road

Ouachita Outdoor Outfitters will be hosting the 1st annual Hot Springs Fly Fishing Expo at the Gardens! Sponsors/vendors include: Temple Fork Outfitters, Ross Reels, Rio Products, Redington, Sage, Scientific Anglers, Trout Unlimited, and Garvan Woodland Gardens as host. Casting ...
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