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ONLINE Con Edison Family Day: Virtual Earth Day Gardening Workshop with Morris-Jumel Mansion

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Create Your Own Garden with Self-Watering Seed Pots! For this special Earth Day workshop, take a virtual walk walk through the park and gardens around Morris-Jumel Mansion. Learn about how you can help pollinators like butterflies and bees by growing native plants for them to eat, and begin your own garden by creating a self-watering seed pot at home. Join the program on Facebook LIVE here.

You will need to collect these materials from home before the workshop so you can make your seed pot with us during our virtual Family Day workshop:

  • Potting soil 

  • Recycled plastic container, such as a Coke bottle

  • String or shoelace 

  • Safety scissors 

  • Nail and hammer (or the heel of a shoe)

  • Seeds

  • An adult to supervise and help with hammering

About Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Terrace

Harlem, NY