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THE GARDENS ON SPRING CREEK Member Discounts Members of the Friends of The Gardens receive a discount on Gardens’ adult education classes. To receive the member discount, please register in person at The Gardens or call The Gardens directly. Members must present their membership card when registering. For information on membership, see 8 Rock Garden Construction Get tons of advice about equipment and materials you’ll need and construction guidelines. See photographic examples of rock gardens. Tour the Rock Garden being constructed at The Gardens. Instructor: Kirk Fieseler Note: A portion of this class held outdoors, dress for the weather. 5/15 Sa 1:00-3:00 PM $20 29819-01 ADULT & YOUTH ADULT PROGRAMS 18+ unless Noted. Sustainable Vegetable Gardens Join in a lively discussion about increasing sustainability in the backyard garden and get tips on increasing production, caring for soils, dealing with pests, and more. Instructor: Sue Oberle 3/20 Sa 10:30 AM-12:30 PM $20 19805-01 Hypertufa Troughs Students will get down and dirty making their own hypertufa troughs. You’ll also learn about miniature alpine plants. Instructor: Karen Lehrer Note: This workshop is held off-site. Directions will be given upon registration. 5/15-5/16 Sa,Su 9:00-11:00 AM $60 29820-01 YOUTH PROGRAMS Classes located at Gardens on Spring Creek unless Noted. Growing Together Introduce your child to plants and gardening through books, songs, crafts, and planting. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children. Age: 2-4 years Note: Class not discountable Garden Art 3/11-3/25 Th All About Seeds 4/8-4/22 Th 9:30-10:30 AM 9:30-10:30 AM $20 $20 $20 19817-02 19817-03 29821-01 Take It Outside Learn about bed preparation, seeding spring crops, transplanting starts, and early season crop protection. Class will also cover soil amendments, plant spacing, optimizing your area, and more. Instructor: Sue Oberle Note: A portion of this class held outdoors, dress for the weather. 3/20 Sa 1:00-3:00 PM $20 19806-01 Fruit Tree Pruning Learn proper pruning techniques to promote overall tree health and to encourage good fruit yields. Instructor: Tom Throgmorton Note: A portion of this class held outdoors, dress for the weather. 3/13 Sa 1:00-3:00 PM $20 19812-01 Spring Has Sprung! 5/13-5/27 Th 9:30-10:30 AM Tree Pruning See proper pruning techniques for ornamental trees demonstrated and learn why and how to prune. Instructor: Tim Buchanan Note: Class held outdoors, so please dress for the weather. 3/27 Sa 1:00-3:00 PM $20 19813-01 Spring Break Fun In this hands-on class, kids will learn what to plant, how to plant, and how to care for their garden. They’ll practice in a plot in the Children’s Garden. GRADE: 2-5 Note: Class not discountable. 3/15-3/18 M-Th 9:00 AM-Noon $80 19818-01 Shrub Pruning Get the help your shrubs need and learn how to prune shrubs for shape, health, and flower production. Instructor: Tom Throgmorton Note: A portion of this class held outdoors, dress for the weather. 4/10 Sa 1:00-3:00 PM $20 19814-01 Read & Seed Enjoy a story and fun garden-related activity. This drop-in program is for young children and their parents. Age: 3-5 years Note: Class not discountable Ongoing Tu 10:00-10:30 $3 at the door French Country Floral Design In this unique and intriguing workshop, students will learn to design a classic French Country floral arrangement with dried flowers, exquisite silks, and pods. Instructor: Lucy Plaisance Note: Students will need to buy their own floral components. Please bring wire cutters, scissors, and a container with an opening no larger than 6” long and 3” wide. More info? Call 970.416.2486. 3/6 Sa 10:00 AM-1:00 PM $35 19816-01 Garden Journeys Fun, seasonal activities teach school-aged children about gardening, arts and crafts, and cooking. Age: 6 – 12 years Note: Class not discountable. Help plan & plant a garden plot 3/27 Sa 9:30-11:30 AM $10 at the door Make a Mother’s Day gift and work in the garden 4/24 Sa 9:30-11:30 AM $10 at the door Plant, Plant, Plant! 5/15 Sa 9:30-11:30 AM $10 at the door

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recreator - Spring 2010

Recreator - Spring 2010
From the Executive Director
Calendar of Events
Your Health and Wellness
Registration Information
Adaptive Recreation
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Day Camps
Early Learning & Parent with Child
Adult Programs | 50+ | Senior Center
Do 50!
Recreator Profiles
Health & Wellness
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Aqua Fitness
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Outdoor Recreation
Age Index

Recreator - Spring 2010