Franklin Park Conservatory is holding some free gardening workshops at the Stoddart Avenue Community Garden over the next four weeks:
- Extending the Season
Wednesday, August 25th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Come learn how to extend your growing season into the cooler autumn months! Learn about planting second season crops and utilizing cold frames, etc. This will involve watching both greens and root crops being planted at the SACG.
- Garden Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, September 1st 6:30pm-8:30pm
In this class, families will search the garden for what belongs and what doesn't. Along the way, we will discover how new and familiar vegetables grow.
- Nutrition in the Garden
Wednesday, September 8th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Learn more about the benefits of eating fresh, local fruits and veggies.
- End of Season Gleaning and Cleaning
September 15th 6:30pm-8:30pm
We will explore ways to harvest and store garden produce so that we can enjoy the fruits of summer long after the killer frost.
The Workshops are FREE and open to the public. Bring a friend.