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Gardening Well in the Ozarks

By Ozark Folk Center State Park (other events)

5 Dates Through Nov 29, 2024

Total Cost of Class $152. Registration Fee $22; Class Fee, includes materials $130 (due directly to instructor at the begining of class. Tina Marie accepts cash, check or paypal) You will be emailed a supply list directly from your instructor after you register. This fee includes admission to the Craft Village & Heritage Herb Garden.

Registration Deadline is 4 days before the beginning of class

Taught by Tina Marie Wilcox, Head Gardener and Herbalist, Heritage Herb Garden

From feeding your soil to growing in strawbales to planning and defending your garden, come learn how to build a sustainable vegetable and herb garden while remaining comfortable in your skin with life-long gardener Tina Marie Wilcox. Bring sharp pruners, favorite weeding tool, insect repellent and weather appropriate gardening clothing.

Looking for lodging? The Cabins at Dry Creek are located in the park just down the hill from your classroom. These comfortable climate-controlled duplex rooms are newly remodeled and offer a private bathroom, queen-sized beds, microwave and refrigerator. We offer discounts for students staying 3 or more nights. Call 870-269-3871 to book your room.

Meet your instructor

Tina Marie Wilcox - Ozark Folk Center State Park, Heritage Herb Garden,1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR  72560

(870) 269-0873                         [email protected]

Tina Marie Wilcox has been the head gardener and herbalist at the Ozark Folk Center State Park’s Heritage Herb Garden in Mountain View, Arkansas since 1984. She cultivates the gardens, coordinates annual herb events and facilitates the production of herb seeds and plants for the park. She co-authored the reference book, the creative herbal home with Susan Belsinger. She is known, nationwide, as an entertaining and enlightening herbal educator.

Professional Memberships include the Herb Society of America and was honored in 2017 with the Society’s Nancy Putnam Howard Award for Excellence in Horticulture. The International Herb Association is a professional business organization in which she currently serves as president.

Tina's philosophy is based upon experiencing the joy of the process, perpetrating no harm and understanding life through play with plants and people.