Our children's gardening program is held in a revitalized 2,000 foot section of
our the Beaches Organic Community Garden inNeptune Beach ... with a
sensory garden, raised vegetable garden beds, herbs, flowers, fruit
trees and vines, and a shade structure where we offer engaging activities. Children might harvest berries and make
smoothies with a hand-crank blender, plant seeds by the seasons, learn
to smell and taste different herbs and make medicinal salves and sachets
with them, create art projects with nature, learn about beneficial
insects and how to identify them, and so much more!
Spring2013 Schedule - get printable version here
LOCATION: Beaches Organic Community Garden, Jarboe Park, Florida Blvd. and A1A, Neptune Beach
TIME: 9:00 AM--10:00 AM on Saturdays
WHEN: See calendar below
DETAILS: FREE! We welcome children of all ages. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult!
events include a "What's Growing in the Garden?" Tour, Watering the
Garden, Books and/or Music, and a Garden-Themed activity, craft, or food
Be sure to wear sunscreen and/or bug repellent if you desire. Bring a
sun hat, water bottle and a bag to take home your harvest and
April 4 - Spring Planting #2
Come help us plant more spring veggies and seeds. Enjoy
exploring and tending the garden.
April 20 - Celebrate Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day and the
beauty of the trees with songs,
stories, and garden fun!
May 4 - Beautiful Butterflies
Create a butterfly craft and
discover what butterflies are migrating
through the garden.
May 18 - Honey Bees and
There are so many kinds of
bees that help pollinate the food in our
garden! Explore these important
pollinators and their delicious honey!
June 1 - Worms and Vermiculture
Ever wanted to discover how to create a bed for these wiggly
garden friends? Come explore the
wonders of worms!
June 15 - Raw Foods in the
So many garden foods are ready
to pop and pick! Come create
delicious and easy garden fresh dips and
taste how delicious they are with
fresh picked veggies!
June 29 - Popcorn Party and
Who will help us harvest the
corn? The children will! And then we
will pop it right in the garden!