Green City Growers, Grades K-5*Saturday May 15, 2021
2:30 PM until 3:15 PM
Start Your Own Seeds!
Did you know that seeds are baby plants just waiting for the right conditions to grow?! We will investigate a variety of seeds, including seeds you have in your kitchen, and learn about what they need to grow. This program will be led by a Green City Growers farmer educator and feature a glimpse into what is happening in our greenhouse and gardens, a picture book related to planting seeds, and a demonstration to teach you how to plant and care for your seeds after they sprout. Our farmer will show you how to retrofit whatever containers you have on hand and figure out the best spot in your house to set up a "mini greenhouse."
Materials to gather: seeds (packets of garden seeds and seeds in your kitchen such as beans), potting soil (from a garden center, hardware store or grocery store), recycled plastic containers of different sizes (small yogurt containers, shallow plastic lids from takeout to catch water when placed underneath and create a "greenhouse" if clear plastic and placed over containers....
For kids in grades K-5. Registration is required and limited. This program will take place over Zoom. Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.
A program of Milton Moves: a year-long initiative of the Milton Public Library for all ages focused on fitness, wellness, and healthy eating.
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