Honey Harvesting, Soap Making, Gardening & Garden Tours in July

Join us this month for gardening, making jam preserves, soap and lavender wands – plus honey harvesting! 
squash 2016 july 1Vegetable Gardening
Wednesdays, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us in the gardens. We always have a lot to do. At the start of July, corn, tomatoes and squash were just a few of the vegetables we have planted.

Jam Preserve Workshop – RESCHEDULED to Sept. 17
Questions and RSVP to gardenguild@gmail.com; $25 workshop fee/family.



Soap-Making Workshop
Saturday, July 23, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (1-hour lunch break while the soap cooks). Make a hot process traditional soap (with tallow) or a pure vegetarian soap and bring a bar of fresh soap home. Meet in the St. Bonaventure Conference Room. RSVP to gardenguild@gmail.com; $25 workshop fee/family.

imageHoney Extraction Workshops
Saturday, July 30, 9:30-12 p.m. and 12-2:30 p.m.
This is one of our most popular workshops! Just $25/family and you take home a bottle of fresh monastery honey. Space is limited. Please RSVP to gardenguild@gmail.com (note morning or afternoon session and number of people; meet upstairs in the greenhouse).

rose swirl 2016Weekly Garden Tours
Saturdays, 11 a.m. and 12 noon
Meet in front of the Visitors’ Center for a one-hour tour of the Franciscan Monastery gardens. Learn about the gardens, architecture and history – plus take a sneak peak behind the monastery.

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