Two New Gardening Workshops

Back by popular demand, the Black Swamp Conservancy is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated gardening workshops. Led by seasoned master gardener Vicki Gallagher, these workshops offer an exceptional opportunity for both novice and experienced gardeners to develop gardening skills.

Late Summer & Fall in the Garden Workshop – August 19th

Prepare to embrace the late summer and upcoming fall seasons with newfound gardening wisdom. Scheduled for August 19th, this workshop will guide participants through optimizing the remainder of the gardening year. From harnessing the potential of current plantings to pro tips for ensuring flower and vegetable gardens flourish next year, participants will gain invaluable insights.

What is a Forest Garden and is it for YOU? Workshop – September 30th

On September 30th, explore the concept of forest gardening and its suitability for your green thumb endeavors. This workshop will delve into low-maintenance forest gardens, designed to mirror the intricate dynamics of woodland ecosystems. Discover the harmonious balance between nature and cultivation that forest gardening offers.

Both workshops will take place at the Way Library in Perrysburg, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Limited to an intimate gathering of 25 participants per session, the workshops promise an engaging and interactive learning experience. Registration is $10 per workshop. Guests can learn more and register online at

About Vicki Gallagher

Vicki Gallagher’s passion for gardening is matched only by her contagious sense of humor, infusing her workshops with both knowledge and entertainment. With an impressive background spanning 29 years as an OSU Master Gardener, 28 years as a Horticulturalist for the 577 Foundation, and extensive greenhouse and market experience, Vicki brings unparalleled expertise to the table. Her commitment to sustainable practices is evident through her involvement as a Food Bank vegetable grower. Vicki holds a degree in Environmental Health from Bowling Green State University.


Early bird tickets are just $75 until June 1st!

Help us celebrate our region’s wild places and support future conservation and restoration projects.

Join us for a yummy backyard BBQ dinner and groove to the sounds of musical guest Joshua Davis.