Saturday, May 5, 8 am-2 pm
Our program lineup
8-8:45 am: Check in and Opening Reception (coffee/refreshments)
8:45 am: “Welcome” – Eric Garton, Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director
9-10 am: Session #1: Eric Amt, Sandy Amt, and Annette Webb
-Compost Tea, Kitchen Compost, and Worm Castings
10-10:45 am: Session #2: Melissa Kinsey, Environmental Educator, Wellfield Botanic Gardens
-Wildflower Prairie Burn
10:45-11 am: BREAK – Relaxation exercises
11 am-12 pm: Session #3: Josh Steffen, Horticulture and Facilities Manager, Wellfield Botanic Gardens
–Perma-what? A Discussion in Permaculture for the Gardener
12-1 pm: Session #4 and Lunch: Eric Garton, Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director
-Sex in Our Garden
1-2 pm: Session #5: Josh Steffen, Horticulture and Facilities Manager and Eric Garton, Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director provide a Walking Tour of Wellfield including…
- Behind the scenes tour of our new construction projects including the Children’s Garden, a gift from the Rex and Alice A. Martin Foundation and our Japanese-style Island Garden under construction, a gift from Don and Jurate Krabill.
- Seasonal installations, plantings, and botanical highlights
- Sustainability practices
- What does the future hold for Wellfield Botanic Gardens? – A look into our Master Plan
2 pm: Wrapup, thank you. Closing comments.
Until close – – you’re welcome to enjoy the Garden on your own
- Our Garden Party Lunch: Enjoy assorted mini-croissant sandwiches, Lynda’s Fruit Salad, broccoli salad, fresh pie or Lemon Sunburst Cake, and tea/water/soft drinks. AND as a special treat, enjoy Four Winds Garden Club’s famous SPRINGTIME SOUP to accompany your meal.
Member Adult: $25