Horticulture

HORTICULTURE

What can you do in this project?

  • Learn from Ozaukee Master Gardener Volunteers who are helping 4-H youth improve their well-being, protect natural resources, and help keep fresh vegetables on the table
  • Learn the basics of gardening including soil, pollination, efficient use of water in gardening, insects, composting and more
  • Collaborate with others to plant and care for our teaching garden; families will be assigned weeks to care for the garden during the growing season

Ages: 3rd grade and older

Cost: Estimated $10.00 due at first class

Equipment Needed:

  • Personal garden tools such as hand held spade (wide shovel) trowel (narrow shovel) and cultivator (rake)
  • Garden gloves (optional)

Location, Dates, and Time:

Ozaukee County Fairgrounds Pavilion or Teaching Garden

2019-2020 meetings will be held on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 6:00- 7:30 pm at the garden & then moving inside to the Pavilion North
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 time TBD, Cool Weather Crops Planting Day at the Garden
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Pavilion North
  • Saturday, June 6, 2020 time TBD, Warm Weather Crops Planting Day at the Garden
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Garden
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Garden
  • TBD- Field Trip to Washington County Community Gardens
  • TBS- Families will be assigned times to weed/water/harvest crops at the Garden

For more information, please contact:

         Cindy Behlen at tay2drew@yahoo.com

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