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Kids Gardening

Vol. OP: School Worm and Plant Programs

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Master Gardeners and Master Composters! Happy Extended Fall!

I hope some Master Gardeners and Master Composters have the time on one of these three dates to assist with these youth projects.

Master Gardeners

Wednesday, November 12th 4 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Whitney Young Library Branch- 7901 S. King Drive

Assisting 11-14 year olds with a planting/decorating project, and learning about seed, root and plant development.

Master Gardeners

Friday, November 14th 9:30am-12noon (approximate times)

Tilden High School-- 4747 S. Union Ave

Helping 14-17 year old students and teachers put 2 small garden beds and several containers to rest for the winter

Master Composters

Tuesday, Nov 18th 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and maybe a 2nd presentation 12:30-2pm

Schiller Elementary School-- 640 W. Scott

Assisting with one (or two) worm composting presentations with 4th and 5th graders, 90 minutes each.

Please email me at kweinans@illinois.edu or call 773-233-0476 to volunteer.

Thank you! I hope your Fall is going well!

Kate Weinans
Urban Gardening:Youth Programs
University of Illinois Extension
kweinans@illinois.edu
773-233-0476

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/cook/

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/state/



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