The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens host a variety of classes and events year-round at Boerner Botanical Gardens.
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Hope’s Program Open House
June 3, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate recognize the students who have participated in our 2013-2014 Plant Hope Program!
Plant Hope is a multi-session program provided by the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens. Students in elementary school visit FBBG four times throughout the school year to experience plant-science, nature-driven programming.
The Plant Hope Program Open House is an opportunity for students to show what they have learned at Boerner throughout the school year.
The Plant Hope Program Open House will be led by 15 students from Browning Elementary School. The students will man the four stations listed below.
Student led planting demonstration – transplanting seedlings into raised bed gardens (4 students)
Seed Ball Station
Student led demonstration /all visitors to this station are welcome to create a seed ball to take home
Rain Water Reclamation Station
Student led water testing demonstration & opportunity to view water samples (and microscopic creatures that live there) from rain water reclamation stream
Worm Tea Station
Student led vermicomposting & worm tea demonstration/ all visitors to this station are welcome to assemble a worm tea bag to take home