Deadline for Intro to Garden Science club in Erie County

Date(s) - Sunday, Feb 28, 2021
5:00 pm


An Intro to Garden Science club is being started by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County’s 4-H Youth Development Program. It will be hybrid (virtual and in person) club for ages 5-7 that will include seven sessions beginning Tuesday, March 16.

The registration deadline is Sunday, Feb. 28. Spaces are limited. Register here or contact Megan Burley at or 716-652-5400, ext. 130.

Intro to Garden Science schedule:

  1. Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00 PM – From Sap to Syrup; Introduction night and a lesson on Maple (Virtual)
  2. Tuesday, April 6 at 6:00 PM – Lesson #2: Test Tube Hydroponics; learn how to grow plants in water (Virtual)
  3. Tuesday, May 11 at 6:00 PM – Lesson #3: Herb Thyme; create a container garden with herbs donated by Agle’s Farm Market (East Aurora, In Person)
  4. Tuesday, June 8 at 6:00 PM – Lesson #4: Fabulous Flowers; Discover that some flowers are edible and examine the functions of a flower, glad bulbs will be dispersed and can be planted at home and shown at the Erie County Fair (East Aurora, In Person)
  5. Tuesday, July 6 Time TBD – Lesson #5: You Pick!; tour a fruit farm and pick some fruit (farm TBD)
  6.  Tuesday, August 10 at 6:00 PM – Lesson #6: Color in the Garden; learn about soil and create a painting using soil (East Aurora, In Person)
  7. Tuesday, September 7 at 6:00 PM – Lesson #7 A is for Apple; join us for a fall celebration of harvest and learn about the types of apples and create a delicious treat! (East Aurora, In Person)

Get more details here.