Gardening is a fun and engaging way to teach math, science, history and more. Join ABG's Kelly Ingram and Patrick Ryan for this interactive workshop on how you can incorporate gardening and the outdoors into your classroom teaching. Learn simple lessons for all ages that you can take directly into your classroom to help children learn, grow and thrive. Attendees will also learn about various gardening curricula and resources. A portion of this workshop will also be devoted to learning about indoor growing system. Participants will take part in making an indoor growing system and learn about all necessary supplies.
This workshop will take place outside, and participants may be walking to various places in the Garden, so please dress accordingly.
When & Where
Alaska Botanical Garden
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a public garden dedicated enhancing the beauty and value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation, and research
The Garden is located in Anchorage, Alaska, just South of Tudor Road at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, adjacent to Far North Bicentennial Park. Bordering the Garden to the East is the north fork of Campbell Creek. Chugach State Park is nearby.
About the Garden
The Garden is comprised of 110 acres of Boreal Forest, with nature trails connecting the Gardens and points of interest.
With over 1,100 species of hardy perennials, and 150 native plant species, the Alaska Botanical Garden is a great place to experience the abundance of the summer sub-arctic growing season and to learn about flora native to Southcentral Alaska.
From May through September you will find flowering plants and shrubs in two perennial gardens, a formal herb garden, an alpine rock garden, and a wildflower walk. A new "East" Garden hosts a Gold Medal Peony collection.