Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun. Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, make apple cider, learn all about compost, and make crafts such as bird houses and scarecrows. Ages 5 through 12.
Sunday, September 15, 2 to 4pm
Explore QBG's beautiful Herb Garden while learning about the many uses of these plants. Make an herb craft to take home.
Saturday, September 28, 2 to 4pm
Come cook at QBG. We will make some fresh snacks with vegetables from the Garden and we will make our own apple cider. Come see how cider is made and make your own in our cider mill. Plant some herbs to take home for the winter.
Sunday, October 6, 2 to 4pm
Make a bird house for the birds to live in over the winter. Go on a bird walk and record what you find. Take home a fall plant for your house.
Saturday, October 26, 2 to 4pm
Let’s put our vegetable beds to sleep. We will cover them with leaves, plant some bulbs and some garlic. Take a walk around the Garden to see the changing leaves and make a leaf collage. Plant onion or garlic to take home.
Per Session: $15 non-members / $12 members
4 Sessions: $55 non-members / $45 members
Discounts apply to Family level memberships and above.
For more information, visit our website: http://queensbotanical.org/programs/childrensgarden
Queens Botanical Garden is a 39-acre urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and demonstrations of environmental stewardship. We offer beautiful themed gardens including a sustainably-managed
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