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Wake Up Your Garden!
Saturday, May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pmFree
On Saturday, May 5th from 10am to 12:30pm, we will participate in Wake Up The Earth with a special Wake Up Your Garden event on the grounds of the Loring Greenough House. (Afterwards, join the parade from Curtis Hall to the Stonybrook victory gardens for an afternoon of Community Gardens, themed activities and celebrations!)
At Loring Greenough we will have many experts on hand and activities aimed at making your garden the best it can be this year, including
?Ask-A-Master-Gardener & Master Gardeners’ soil pH test tables?
You may bring your questions about plants for your garden and ask a certified Master Gardener.
You may take a huge step toward successful cultivation of plants in your garden by having the Master Gardeners test your soil for its acidity (pH).
Dig a soil sample according to the instructions linked HERE BY NO LATER THAN THIS WEEKEND, APRIL 28th – 29th and let it dry per the instructions so that the Master Gardeners can do a free on-the-spot test at our event. One sample per household, please.
?Bagged leaf humus for sale and consultation by City Soil?
Speak with Bruce Fulford who heads the nonprofit which turns city leaves into the highest quality soil amendment for your garden about how to make your plants very, very happy!
?Fruit tree consultation?
From 10 to 11 only, get advice from Ben Crouch of the organic fruit tree and garden service Land of Plenty. Ben will be tending the Loring Greenough apple trees this year.
? Bee keeping ?
Find out from Best Bees how you can have experts care for a hive in your yard to create your very own honey!
? Plant sale ?
We will have a collection of prime-condition giftable plants from local nurseries for sale, plus divisions of perennials contributed by friends and members for later summer flowering.
?Plus, food and children’s activities?
FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!
Please contact the Loring Greenough House (email@example.com) if you have an additional garden-themed activity you would like to set up a table for May 5th, 2018 from 10 to 12:30.