The Community Cultivators host several programs throughout the year. Below is a list of the latest offerings and happenings at the Discovery Garden.
Community WorkshopsDates: May 22, Jun 5 & 19, Jul 17 & 31, Aug 7
Description: Topics include: Organic Basics, Composting & Vermiposting, Herbs, Native Plants, Landscaping for Energy Efficiency, and Canning. Workshops are open to adults of all ages however, children are welcome to come along. We will have presenters to guide you through the topics. All workshops will be approximately two hours long.
Plant Some Seeds...and watch them grow throughout the rest of the season.
Dates: Saturday, March 6th (weather permitting, if weather becomes an issue on the 6th we will rescedule for the 7th)
Times: 11:00 - ?
Description: We will be hosting a public planting day open to all ages at the Discovery Garden the first weekend in March. It's a fun activity for children and a great place to interact with other members of the community.
Mulching Days at the Garden
Time: 10:00 - 12:00AM
Description: Please join us in late February at the Garden for what will be the very begining of our 2010 season. We will be mulching the perimeter around our brand-new fence that was donated by Lowe's last fall.
Dates: June 1st, 15th & 29th, July 13th & 27th, August 10th.
Time: 9:30 - 11:00AM
Description: Roses are red, violets are blue, come play at the Discovery Garden and learn a thing or two. Join the Godfrey Parks & Recreation Department & the Community Cultivators in 2013 for Earthworms.
"Gardeners" will explore natural sources of food through this organic, hands-on learning experience by tending to the seasonal duties of the Discovery Garden in LaVista Park. This gardening experience will provide participants with an alternative and creative outdoor activity. Games and art projects included.
Participants should "dress for mess" as every aspect of the garden, including digging in the dirt, will be covered.
Earthworms is open to boys & girls ages 6-14 and will be meeting on Saturdays in the summer starting June 1st and ending August 10th. For more information on the Discovery Garden's history, organization, and programs, visit their website at www.thediscoverygarden.org.