It’s all about the bees during this garden hour at Perl Mack! Get your hands dirty, learn how to care for plants and bees and tend the Anythink plot in the Perl Mack Community Garden. Best for elementary, tween and teens.
Designer Cris Edwards of Sankto Empirical will guide you through a meditative look at plants and vintage garden ephemera, culminating in a beautiful botanical collage to keep and display.
Get your hands dirty, learn how to care for plants and help tend the Anythink plot in the Perl Mack Community Garden.
What makes our garden grow? You! Join members of Anythink York Street’s Teen Action Board as we work in our garden plot. Help us grow fruits and veggies and participate in teen farmer’s markets. All are welcome, and gardening work can count toward community service hours for graduation. Appropriate for tweens & teens in grades 6-12. No registration required. This event will take place at the community garden adjacent to the Anythink York Street library.
No yard? No problem. Get your hands dirty by starting a container garden that will fit even in the smallest of spaces. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.
Vermiculture – worm composting – is an easy way to make your own nutrient-rich fertilizer while reducing food waste. Learn about the wormy, squirmy ins and outs of developing a vermiculture system as you build your own to take home. Part of Anythink’s Dig It series. Best for teens through adults.
This will be a makeup session for the program that needed to be canceled on Thursday, March 14th due to a snowstorm. However, you're totally welcome to register for this new session even if you weren't signed up for the previous one!
Spring has Sprung! Let’s pretty up those planters. Using various paint techniques, Emily from Betterish will help us decorate a terracotta pot and you will walk away with a package that includes your very own succulent for you to plant. The succulent and painted pot is a great gift or for you to brighten your patio.
Ages 18 and up are welcome.
Butterflies are important pollinators and the Butterfly Pavilion will be here to educate us on how to provide elements that help attract these beautiful animals to our backyard. From food, water, and shelter, learn how to create an inviting environment in your yard for butterflies.
It might not be rocket science, but growing tomatoes in Colorado can sure prove a challenge. Join Kirk Surry, co-founder of Grow Some Good, to learn the best practices for bringing your tomato harvest to fruition. Then, get your hands dirty as you prepare seedling starters to start off the season! Part of Anythink’s Dig It series.
Have you dreamed of growing vegetables in your own front yard? This year, make those victory garden visions a reality with help from professional carpenter Ryan Harris. Using simple tools and techniques, you’ll learn everything you need to build a raised garden bed—just add dirt! Part of Anythink’s Dig It series. Registration required.