Rain Barrel Workshop
June 3, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Come an learn about rain barrels in the rain barrel workshop on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. Rain Barrels allow for collection and storage of rain water .Rain water can be used for gardening, lawn watering, and more. Rain barrels also serve environmental purposes. An interactive discussion led by a CHA educator.
Fee: Free to Arboretum members; $10 for non-members.
Dr. Randi Eckel Presentation on September 23, 2013 To Boil or not to Boil, that is the Question:
September 23, 2013
10:00 Am - 11:30 AM
Dr. Randi V. Wilfert Eckel is the owner of Toadshade Wildflower Farm in Frenchtown, NJ where she has been propagating and promoting native plants since 1996. Randi frequently lectures and gives workshops on native plants and the interactions between plants and insects – her specialty while at college, graduate school and working at the USDA. Randi’s primary goal at Toadshade is to make little known plants available to the public and educate gardeners about the use of native plants and their important place in our world. On September 23, 2013, there program is on “To Boil or not to Boil, that is the Question! Collection and Proper Treatment of Native Plant Seeds.
” Different types of seeds require different treatments to get them to grow. There is a discussion of how to properly collect, store and treat seeds for maximum germination.
Please register here!