Education

Blake Garden is a site for experiential learning for classes in landscape design, plant identification, environmental planning, painting and drawing, and photography, to name a few.  As well as being a resource for the department it serves various area colleges and schools, organizations and groups and the community at large.

Possible work study opportunities include:

  • Invasive species identification and control
  • Planting & transplanting
  • Propagating plant material
  • Pruning trees and shrubs
  • Wall, path & seating  construction
  • Garden bed restoration
  • Composting, developing soil health
  • Integrated pest management
  • Water management

If you are interested please contact:

Lauri Twitchell, Blake Garden Manager
Email: twitchel@berkeley.edu
Phone: (510) 524-2449

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