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Christmas Tree Information & Care

Christmas Tree Information & Care

By Sam Burbach, Education & Programming Coordinator – 12/02/2021 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… trees! December is here and many families who celebrate Christmas are getting into full Christmas decorating mode (if they’re not already done!)....
Fall Leaf Table Runner

Fall Leaf Table Runner

By Sam Burbach, Education & Programming Coordinator – 11/10/2021 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS While the fall colors were a little delayed this year, we’re finally getting a beautiful display from many trees now. Some trees are bare already and others are still holding...
Leaf Resist Watercolor Painting

Leaf Resist Watercolor Painting

By Sam Burbach, Education & Programming Coordinator – 11/05/2021 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Fall is such a beautiful time of year with leaves changing colors on the trees around us. As you go for a walk to enjoy the fall colors, or as you are raking up leaves in your...
Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

Easy Plants to Sow for Fall Harvest

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 08/04/2021   August is here and our gardens are thriving. Many early food crops have already been harvested, such as peas and lettuce, and many are starting to really produce – come on tomatoes!...
National Pollinator Week 2021

National Pollinator Week 2021

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 06/24/2021 This week we celebrate pollinators and everything they do for us. Insects, most notably bees, butterflies, birds, and even small critters help move pollen from flower to flower, whether...
DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

By Susan Schumacher, Council of Rockford Gardeners – 06/06/2020 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Learn how to make Chive Blossom Vinegar from chives growing in your own yard! This resource was originally presented during Garden Fair Weekend 2021 by Susan Schumacher of the...