Friday, January 28, 2011

Classes at the Potawatomi Greenhouse,and Conservatories

New for 2011 at Potawatomi Conservatories!
Fun and informative classes for the whole family!
All classes begin at 10:00 a.m. at Potawatomi Conservatories, 2105 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend. Parking available at the River Park Library.
5-Week Series: How to Grow a Vegetable Garden
Leader: Mitch Yaciw, Unity Gardens
Jan 29 Planning Your Vegetable Garden
Plan ahead: avoid problems in your vegetable garden
Feb 5 The Dirt on Soil
Good soil preparation makes your vegetable garden grow
Feb 12 Indoor Seed Starting
Get a jump start on your vegetable garden
Feb 26 Garden Pests
Protect your vegetable plants from insect pests, molds, and weeds
Mar 5 Maintaining Your Vegetable Garden
Keep your garden in shape
This special series of classes is free to all participants! We encourage you to bring the whole family!
For more information: 574-904-3491 (Unity Gardens) or 574-235-9442 (Potawatomi Conservatories)

Botanical Society Monthly Classes
Feb 19
Orchid Basics, Don Keim, Botanical Society
A hands-on workshop for all ages. This workshop introduces participants to orchid growing and care including information about dividing and repotting.

March 19 Rain Barrels, Vicky Rydzynski, Master Gardener
Rain barrels save water and save you money. Learn how to build a rain barrel using supplies you have at home. All participants are eligible for a door prize of a free rain barrel!
April 9 Plant and Grow 4H Victory Vegetables, Diana Mendelsohn, Botanical Society
Seed, plants, and fertilizer samples to be given away. Bring your best to the 4H Fair in July.

Cost per class is the price of admission to the Conservatories ($3/adult; $2/child over 5 years). For more information: 574-235-9442; E-mail:
Purchase a Membership to The Botanical Society and get in free all year Long
Individual $25
Family of 4 $ 50

1 comment:

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