Events

Wellness Programs

18 Jun 2018 – 27 Aug 2018

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

NEW CLASSES FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN GARDENING!  We are offering a 3-part gardening series this summer.  We are encouraging individuals and families to join; children 6 or older please.  The class is appropriate for new and experienced gardeners.  $10 per participant per class or $25 per participant for the 3-part series!

Pollinator Gardening
There are THOUSANDS of pollinators in North America.  Pollinators (like butterflies and bees) are vital to our food supply, because they pollinate so many of our favorite fruits and veggies!  Learn about all the different types of pollinators you can find in the garden, why they are declining, and what you can do to make a better pollinator habitat in your landscape.

Day/Date: Monday, June 18
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Cost: $10 per person
Class Size: 6-15
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 15

Bugs in the Garden
Did you know that 99% of all the bugs in your garden are either beneficial or harmless?  Learn about all the different types of bugs you can find in your own backyard!  In this class you will get to know some of the insects and spiders in your landscape, and the role they play in the ecosystem.  You will get a better understanding of the pests, how to identify them, and environmentally responsible ways to manage them.

Day/Date: Monday, July 23
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Cost: $10 per person
Class Size: 6-15
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 20

Harvesting Your Garden
The best part about having a vegetable garden is when you get to enjoy the delicious homegrown goodies as a result!  Learn how to effectively harvest your garden and how to store it to maximize its shelf-life.  Includes basics of canning as a way to store produce from harvest.

Day/Date: Monday, August 27
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Cost: $10 per person
Class Size: 6-15
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 24