CHILDREN’S SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES

CHILDREN’S SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES 2017

Two Sessions Per Workshop

Session A – 10-11 am/Session B — 12-1 pm

Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to start time for check-in.

Must call 24 hours prior to cancellation.

Registration is required since space is limited. Please call us at 732-264-0256 or register in store.

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Pollinator Program & Plant Native

Mon. July 10th

Learn about the importance of pollinators in our everyday lives and the benefits of native plants. By planting native, you’ll attract beautiful butterflies who are key pollinators. Then plant your own native plant to take home with you!

  • $15

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Edible Colander

Wed. July 12th

Use colanders to create a unique planter full of delicious lettuce! Hang from your patio or porch to enjoy all summer long.

– $15

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Mason Jar Hurricane Lanterns

Mon. July 17th

Ward off Mosquitos and other bugs from your garden with your own personalized garden lights.

–  $10

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Chickens in the Garden

Wed. July 19th  

Chickens do much more than just lay eggs! They are composters, wonderful weeders, and amazing pest control specialists. Check out our live visiting chickens, learn all about their many contributions to the garden, then stay and decorate a hard boiled egg to take home with you.

– $8

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Sunflower Spectacular

Mon. July 24th

These beautiful flowers will keep you smiling all summer! Learn all about what makes these flowers unique and plant your very own sunflower garden to take home!

  • $10

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Beat the Heat! Cactus and Succulent Gardens

Wed. July 26th

Learn about these unusual looking plants called cacti and succulents —unique plants that live in very dry ecosystems and can survive with very little water. Then create your own cactus garden to care for at home.  

  • $20

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Ice Cream Social

Mon.July 31st

Everyone’s favorite treat with all of the toppings you love! Learn how ice cream is made, then customize and create a sundae in your very own ceramic ice cream container that you’ll bring home with you to use again and again.

  • $15

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Songbirds of Summer

Wed. Aug. 2nd

Learn to identity the calls of some of the more common birds in Central New Jersey. Then stay and make a homemade bird feeder and decorate a gourd bird house.

  • $10

 

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Sand Art Terrariums

Mon. Aug.7th

Create a truly unique terrarium (a glass container where plants can grow) using colored sand designs and air plants that you can bring home.

  • $20

 

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Ice Cream Social

Wed. Aug. 9th

Everyone’s favorite treat with all of the toppings you love! Learn how ice cream is made, then customize and create a sundae in your very own ceramic ice cream container that you’ll bring home with you to use again and again.

  • $15

 

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Water Garden

Mon. Aug. 14th  

Learn how the living things in water ecosystems work together to create a healthy living environment. Make your own in-home water ecosystem with a plant and animal friend.

  • $35

 

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Personalized Pretty Pottery Planters

Mon. Aug.16th  

Use your imagination to decorate beautiful pottery to bring home with you! Be sure to wear craft clothes as we’ll be using non-washable paint.

  • $15

 

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Trees & Saplings

Mon. Aug. 21st 

 

We’re re-celebrating Earth Day today to discuss trees and how they help protect our planet. Plant a pine tree in a biodegradable pot to re-plant in your garden this fall.

  • $15

 

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Fairy & Gnome Gardens

Wed. Aug. 23rd  

Let your imagination run wild and create your very own outdoor Fairy or Gnome Garden using mini shrubs & flowering plants. Learn how to care for your garden so your fairy friends will come visit it all summer long.

  • $40

 

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Seeds & Sprouts

Mon. Aug.28th  

Seeds are the beginning of all plants. Learn about the growth process of a seed then make project to see the growth process in front of your very own eyes at home!

  • $10

 

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S’mores Party

Wed. Aug 30th  – 6-8pm only

End the summer with a garden BBQ! Enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, & roast your own marshmallows for everyone’s favorite summer treat – s’mores! Dance and sing to Jungle Gym Jam! Space is limited so please call to purchase advance tickets.
– $10 per child and parents eat for free! Preregistration is required (no walk-ins)