Mini Garden Workshop
Mini-Garden Workshop ONLINE
Take-it, Make-it Workshop for Kids and Families!
General Public $25
Make your own miniature garden during this fun, online workshop. We’ll be using materials to make the perfect hideaway for fairies, gnomes or whatever you desire during this hour-long workshop. Containers, soil, plants and some building supplies are included. Mini-Garden builders are also encouraged to collect fun nature items they may wish to build with prior to the workshop. Sticks, bark, pinecones, and acorns are great to use, but please only collect from the ground where you allowed to. This workshop is perfect for kids and families. Space is limited!
Fast, easy and safe pickup for materials will occur from 4:30-5:30pm the day before class. In order to maintain the safest environment possible, class will be offered via Zoom Meeting, a free online audio-visual platform.
Meet your instructor Jolene Baj
Jolene has been an educator, instructor and coordinator at the Botanical Gardens for over seven years. Jolene coordinates and teaches hands-on programs for students of all ages and abilities, facilitates adult workshops, outreach programs and so much more!
As part of her role at the Botanical Gardens, Jolene teaches fun, interactive and hands-on mini garden workshops for kids. Not only is she a wonderful instructor for kids programs, she designs, creates and teaches all types of programming for a diverse audience in a multitude of settings. She has been the instructor for adult workshops at the Botanical Gardens including: Boxwood Arrangement, Hypertufa and more for many years.
Jolene is excited to bring her knowledge and experience to more students via ZOOM workshops this fall and winter. As an instructor she is enthusiastic, super organized and loves to share her love of math with her students. She has a engaging way of showcasing math in nature in everything she does.
Jolene is a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Education from Canisius College. She is also a dedicated local Volunteer Firefighter and is lovingly known among her coworkers as the resident "MacGyver". She is resourceful, fun to be with and always finds a solution to any thing that may come up.