Develop your gardening knowledge and skills. Participation is a combination of informational presentations and hands-on experience. Janet Macunovich, master gardener and designer of our Children's Sensory Garden, serves as our 'crew chief" for the the gardening work bees, a great learning experience. She also is a presenter at many meetings or, through her vast network of contacts, connects us with knowledgeable presenters on a variety of topics.
No cost to participate beyond your time and efforts and work bees in the gardens on Library grounds. Attendance is open to non-members too!
Wednesday, September 13, 4:30p-8:00p
Part 1: Work bee in the Children's Sensory Garden, 4:30p-6:00p;
Crew leader: Janet Macunovich Bring the gardening gear for this hands-on event.
Part 2: Presentation by Janet Macunovich, "Naturalizing with Shrubs" 6:30p-8:00p
In the Library's Community Room
Wednesday, October 11, 4:30p-8:00p
Part 1: Work Bee in the Children's Sensory Garden, 4:30p-6:00p
Crew leader: Janet Macunovich Bring your gardening gear for this hands-on event.
Part 2: Presentation "Constructing and Using Labyrinths"
Meeting dates for 2017
Monthly on the second Wednesday. During the growing season the meetings begin at 4:30p with a work bee in the Garden or on the grounds of the Library. The second half of the meeting is time for networking and an informational presentation on a topic of interest. November through March meetings begin at 6:00p and consist of the networking and education elements.
NOV 8, 6:00p-8:00p Education topic: TBD
DEC 13, 6:00p-8:00p Education topic: TBD
2017 Children's Craft Programs
Making Bird Feeders for the Garden
Nature during winter can make it hard for animals to find food. Several kids joined us on Sunday, February 12th to make bird feeders - one for the birds in the Library's garden and one to take home for your the birds in their yard.
Making Scarecrows for the Garden
Scarecrows have a long history in our gardens. We had a lot of fun learning about this and making a scarecrow for our gardens at home.