We learn about earth worms and how they spend their day. We will walk the gardens and look to find them in their hiding places. We will visit the Compost Heap and learn how they turn rubbish into rich soil. We will learn who eats them and why we need them. We will learn which mammals are similar to them. Then we will create your own worm habitat to take home with you.
We will be planting a pot filled with herbs. Please bring your own patio sized pot. We will provide the composted soil and young plants for you to place in your patio pot. Learn about growing herbs in a garden pot and how to harvest them throughout the growing season. Then how to prepare your patio pot for the winter season.
We are going to be gathering fresh herbs and fruits from the gardens to create charming desserts. How to add a hint of flavor and get the added health benefits from essential oils in dessert cooking. We will be sharing all our recipes that are used in the class and everyone will be able to enjoy tasting these wonderful treats.
We will learn about soap and bath salt making. The importance of carrier oils. The difference between essential oils and fragrance oils. Using colorants and natural herbs to decorate soaps. A good clean fun time.
We will learning about how a plant grows from a little seed. We will learn how plants grow from bulbs, cuttings and divisions. What does a plant really need in order to grow? Then we will plant a sunflower seed in a pot to take home. We will learn all about sunflowers from our handout.
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