Guest Speaker: Lauren Zappone Maples
Date & Time: Monday, August 8, 2022 @ 6 - 9 p.m. CST
Location: Zilker Botanical Garden & Streaming via Zoom or YouTube
Laura from PEAS (Partners for Education, Agriculture and Sustainability) will be joining us to share how her non-profit organization is cultivating joyful connections with the natural world through outdoor learning and edible education. PEAS currently works with 19 schools in the Austin area, engaging more than 3000 students in outdoor learning.
6:50 - 7:05 - Introduction, Background about PEAS, How to get involved
7:05 - 7:35 - Outdoor eco-therapy activity
7:40 - 8:15 - Solve your garden dilemma workshop
If you can't make it in person we will also be streaming the event via YouTube and zoom.
Monthly meetings are held both in person at Zilker Botanical Garden and online, the second Monday of each month. Doors at 6 p.m. and Speaker begins at 7 p.m. All of our events are FREE and we are always looking for new members to help us support our mission. You can support our mission by become a member the oldest organic garden club in the U.S. Annual memberships dues are $15 per voting member. Your dues go to the beautiful Zilker Botanical Garden, maintaining the garden center, teaching gardens and providing organic gardening education to the community
Fall In-Person Garden Classes
Garden Along with us on second Saturday of the month this fall at Zilker Botanical Garden. Each class will be 1.5 hours and you will walk away with new knowledge to get your fall garden flourishing and ready to harvest. Donations accepted for supplies. Free with Registration + General Admission to ZBG. If you are a ZBG Member this date is free.
August 13: Planning Your Fall Garden
September 10: Mushroom Gardening
October 1: Fall Tomato Growing
November 12: Lactofermention
December 10: Protecting Plants
Download the 'Planting Guide' and 'Vegetable Varieties' for Travis County to get started planning your vegetable garden. The chart plots best planting and cultivation times for seeds and transplants in Central Texas.
Summer Cover Crops
Squash Vine Borer Guide
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