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DIY Garden Series: Upcycled Greenhouses and Custom Soil Mix

Event information

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5 per person

Age: Ages 21 or older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center


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Event details

Whether you’ve been gardening for awhile or are just getting started, this DIY series is for you. This three-part series kicks off with seed starting. In this session, create a mini greenhouse and seed-starting pots using common household materials destined for the landfill. Then get your hands dirty making a soil mix perfect for starting pollinator-friendly seeds in the greenhouses and pots. Participants will also learn a bit about planting to benefit pollinators. All materials are provided, including seeds.

Save the date for the other programs in the DIY Garden Series:

  • June 22:  Flower Press
  • Sept. 28: Seed Save and Sips

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, Feb. 28: 708-946-2216.

REGISTER ONLINE

Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.