Three Sisters Garden: According to Iroquois legend, corn, beans, and squash are three inseparable sisters who only grow and thrive together
Sunday, May 5
Sunday, May 6
$18 for member’s children/$20 for non-members (each class)
For elementary to middle school children (ages 9-13).
Instructor: Diane Pollock, Landscape and Horticulture teacher at Venice High School, Certified Master Gardener
In this hands-on activity children will learn about the seasons and which is the best time to plant seeds. There will be color page activities illustrating the seasons. They will read the story ‘The Three Sisters Legend’ along with guided discussion. Children will decorate and plant three biodegradable pots with squash, beans, and corn seeds to take home and nurture. Parents will receive seasonal planting sheets as well as care sheets for the newly planted pots. Class limited to 25 to ensure proper supervision and guidance. This is not a drop-off program and parental attendance as well as participation is required.