Class series with basic background info on each topic, plus hands-on plant-based activity for each class (except first). Class fees are on a sliding scale - participants pay what they can afford. Pre-payment required for each class. Click on the "Donate" button below to pre-pay. Suggested donation (to offset materials cost) $5-$10. Registration opens January 18th for the first class, registration for each subsequent class opens the night of the previous month's class (example: registration for Tremendous Trees opens after the first Indoor Greenspace class ends, March 17th at 7pm). In-Person classes are held at the Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension Trolley Building at 12690 State Rt 31, Albion, NY 14411. Register by calling 585-798-4265 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. *Note: if you do not receive an email confirmation with the details of your registration and PayPal Donate link, you are not registered for the class.
Topics and dates:
Horticulture Therapy Overview: Feb 24th, 6pm, Zoom. Learn all about horticulture as therapy from Gerry Sherman, a certified Horticulture Therapist and Garden Program Coordinator at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center in the Bronx.
Indoor Greenspace: Using houseplants to green your indoor space, project: pot your own houseplant, Mar 17 In-person/ Mar 18, Zoom, 6pm
Tremendous Trees: Basic tree ID and tree facts, project: plant your own tree, April 21 In-person/ April 22 Zoom, 6pm
Ready Set Grow: Basics on veggie gardening and seed starting, project: start your own seeds, May 19 In-person/ May 20 Zoom, 6pm
Zen Garden: Lesson on air plants and other epiphytes, project: make your own mini Zen Garden, June16 In Person/ June 17 Zoom, 6pm
Herbs for Health and Well-being: Learning about various herbs, project: make your own tea/sachet, July 21 In-Person/ July 22 Zoom, 6pm
From Root to Fruit: Botanical lesson on fruits and veggies, project: simple recipes with fresh produce, Aug 18 In-Person/ Aug 19 Zoom, 6pm
The Goodness of Garlic: How to grow and use garlic, project: garlic to plant, Sept 15 In-Person/ Sept 16 Zoom, 6pm
Changing Seasons: Plants through the seasons, project: fall leaf mandala, Oct 20 In-Person/ Oct 21 Zoom, 6pm
Nature Decor: Using natural objects as home decoration, project: DIY garland, Nov 17 In-Person/ Nov 18 Zoom, 6pm
Sliding Scale, pre-payment required using Donate PayPal link
Last updated March 29, 2021