Our 2017 Creepy Crawlers Gardening Class Schedule has been announced!

Hands-on environmental education for our youngest crowd!  Creepy Crawler gardening classes are open to 2-5 year olds accompanied by an adult.  Classes are held on Mondays from 10:00 am-11:15 am.  Pre-registration is required!

Each class involves hands-on work in our garden, games or arts and crafts, and a snack.  These classes are held rain or shine and everyone should dress for the weather.

2017 Creepy Crawlers Gardening Class Schedule:

January 16 – “What Is a Plant?”
Let’s learn all about plants and then make your own wheat grass pet.
February 20 – “Wonderful Worms!”
Learn about vermiculture and help build a worm farm!
March 20 – “Fruit or Vegetable?”
Find out the difference between the two, make newspaper pots, and start seeds for our garden.
April 17 – “Composting for the Garden”
What is composting and why is it important? Discover what the 3 Sisters are and learn how to plant them.
May 15 – “From Seed to Sprout”
Pizza? Colonial? Salsa? Explore our new garden themes and get dirty planting seeds and sprouts.
June 19 – “We’re Eating What?”
Learn about the different parts of plants that we eat then plant potatoes and sunflowers.
July 17 – “Friend or Foe?”
Discover which bugs are helpful and which are not. Help us start pumpkin vines for Halloween.
August 21 – “The Fruits of Labor”
It’s harvest time! What can we make with our bounty? Let’s find out!
September 18 – “The Seasonal Garden”
Replant our spent beds with Fall produce and help make a scarecrow for our pumpkin patch.
October 23 – “Halloween Harvest”
Pick pumpkins from our patch, explore what’s inside, and take one home for Halloween.
November 20 – “Replenishing the Soil”
Find out what a cover crop is and what it can do for next year’s garden.
December 18 – “Beautiful, Beneficial Bees”
Learn about the importance of bees and help make a bee hotel for our garden.

Our 2017 Creepy Crawler Preschool classes are available as well! Check them out here.

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to PNC’s Grow Up Great Program for providing funds to restore our garden!

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