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Learning Garden

Learning Garden

Get hands-on with plants, seeds, soil, and bugs. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday as we explore everything from garden planning and planting, to pruning and harvesting. Learn about basic gardening skills, the importance of pollinators, and the science of seeds. We’ll even create tasty snacks with ingredients straight from the garden! 

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The Learning Garden is generously supported by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

July 23, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Flower Fun

Use magnifying glasses, zoomy microscopes, and other tools to learn about the anatomy of flowers. Create flower art and even make your own natural perfume. 

July 25, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Flower Fun

Use magnifying glasses, zoomy microscopes, and other tools to learn about the anatomy of flowers. Create flower art and even make your own natural perfume. 

July 30, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Science of Seeds

Dissect and examine the anatomy of different seeds and beans. Learn about how they germinate and grow. Explore seed book guides and make your own seed packet to take home. 

August 1, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Science of Seeds

Dissect and examine the anatomy of different seeds and beans. Learn about how they germinate and grow. Explore seed book guides and make your own seed packet to take home. 

August 6, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

All About Herbs

Learn about different herbs growing in the garden. Cook up some pesto and brew herbal teas with ingredients you find growing right under your nose!

August 8, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

All About Herbs

Learn about different herbs growing in the garden. Cook up some pesto and brew herbal teas with ingredients you find growing right under your nose!

August 13, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Pollinators

Learn about the important role pollinators play in our ecosystem. Build a butterfly feeder and attract pollinators to your own garden at home.

August 15, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Pollinators

Learn about the important role pollinators play in our ecosystem. Build a butterfly feeder and attract pollinators to your own garden at home.

August 20, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Soil Exploration

Experiment with four types of soil tests to find out how healthy your garden is. Create a sediment jar to learn what soil is made of. 

August 22, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Soil Exploration

Experiment with four types of soil tests to find out how healthy your garden is. Create a sediment jar to learn what soil is made of. 

August 27, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm

Harvest Time

Help harvest fruits, vegetables, and herbs growing in the garden. Make bruschetta, salad, and other creations with the ingredients you find!

August 29, 2019
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Harvest Time

Help harvest fruits, vegetables, and herbs growing in the garden. Make bruschetta, salad, and other creations with the ingredients you find!