Day: July 30, 2018

What? Eat your flowers?

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Do you only have room for a vegetable garden? Join presenter Holly Sauer, Master Gardener, on Saturday, August 11 from 11:30AM to 12PM at the Lafayette Community Garden to learn how to grow and prepare edible flowers with your veggies.

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Holly Sauer, Master Gardener

Also included in the presentation:

  • Edible flowers available year-round in sun and shade
  • Safety tips for selecting and preparing edible flowers
  • Growing tips for healthy, beautiful flowers.

Every time is the right time to grow and enjoy edible flowers.

Sign up today to learn how you can incorporate flowers in your gardening and kitchen escapades.

 

Hey Kids! Three Big Events Just for You July 6–11

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You think Fourth of July Fireworks are a big deal. Well, we have three exciting events for you:

Monday, July 6 | 9:00–10:00AM

Join us for Bombastic! when we make seed balls for you to “bomb” and beautify areas that might need a little color. Guerrilla tactics were never so appealing.

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Feel good about doing something for someone who would really appreciate some help. Come Pay It Forward with us and our partner, Give Together and plant a container garden to help ease the transition for families at SHELTER, Inc.

Saturday, July 11 | 1:00–2:00PM

Explore the sounds of the garden with the Lafayette Library during Music in the Garden. Stories, crafts and music all on offer at our favorite setting.

New Hours!

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We now have new garden hours for members.

Tuesday 2-7

Thursday 9-11

Saturday 8-2

Lafayette Community Garden – August 23, 2012

Learn about the creekside ecosystem this saturday

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Saturday, June 2   3 – 5 pm    The Creekside Ecosystem
Join environmental science teacher, Janet Thomas, as she guides us through the world of plants and animals that exist within our beautiful creekside habitat.  We’ll learn about the natural history and ecology of the garden area, and how to identify common riparian plants.  We’ll observe what we learn first hand as we take a short walk along the Costa Trail that borders Lafayette Creek and the Community Garden.  Register here.

View of the Lafayette Community Garden on Tuesday, May 29, 2012