2017 Children’s Garden Summer Program
May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 17, 2017
One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm
Join the Pierce County Master Gardeners Saturdays throughout the summer for fun, informative programs sure to “blossom” the gardener in your child ages 3 to 11. All children MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Families are welcome to attend the programs together to learn about the wonderful world of gardening!
All programs are free; register at the Puyallup Demonstration Garden starting at 9:45am. Activities begin at 10:00am and last for about 1.5 hours.
- May 6 | Love your Soil
Soil is not just dirt! come ready to did and learn what’s in it.
- May 20 | How Plants Make More Plants
What are seeds, runners, tubers and bulbs? Learn about baby plants.
- June 3 | Pollinators
What does this big word mean? Learn how pollinators help in our garden
- June 17 | Fairies and Gnomes (Double Session)
Have fun making a fanciful dish garden to take home.
There will be two sessions for this activity (10:00am and 1:00pm). Pre-registration is required for this date only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org starting June 1 to register. Please indicate which time you would like to participate in.
- July 8 | Herbs Glorious Herbs
Plants that taste and smell delicious? Come be a plant detective!
- July 22 | Here Comes the Sun
How does the sun help our plants grow? Enjoy some fun activities and find out.
- August 5 | Wildlife in the Garden
There are more than plants in our garden! Let’s explore what else lives here.
- August 19 | Dr. Seuss’s Garden
Come to our Grand Finale of the Summer! Dr. Seuss themed costumes are encouraged!
- Children’s Group Garden Tours | Do you have a group that would like to take a guided tour of our garden? Email email@example.com to make arrangements.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Danielle Harrington, Interim PCMG Program Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-798-6943) at least two weeks prior to the event.