EVENTS

MARCH 13, 2014

Developing a Landscape Ethic
Thursday, March 13 at 6:30 pm
Bayard Taylor Library, Kennett Square, PA

In the spirit of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, guest speaker Shane Morgan suggests several simple things you can do on your property, or for your community on public lands, to make a meaningful impact. Learn about native plants, the land-water connection, and how a few simple changes can lead to a healthier environment. Please call 610-444-2702 to register, or email nsocha@ccls.org.

MAY 5, 2012 Fourth Annual Creek Fest, Carpenter Recreation Area, White Clay Creek State Park, 12 – 4 pm. Come learn how to use native plants to create a beautiful garden that benefits both wildlife and your watershed. Several native plants will be on display and up for grabs from Gateway Garden Center. Come ready to have your gardening questions answered. There will be live music, food, and children’s activities. For more information please visit White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic. Rain date May 6.

MAY 7, 2011 Third Annual Creek Fest, Carpenter Recreation Area, White Clay Creek State Park, 1 – 4 pm. The Giving Garden will have a display set up, ‘Native Plants for the Sustainable Garden’. Come explore the principles and practicalities of growing native plants to create beautiful, ecologically positive, sustainable gardens. Several native plants will be on display from Gateway Garden Center, as well as a demonstration comparing turf to native grasses and sedges. The Giving Garden will also be available to answer any gardening questions. There will be live music, food, and children’s activities. For more information please visit White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic.

MAY 2, 2011 Second Annual Backyard Garden Event hosted by the Slow Food USA, University of Delaware Chapter. The Giving Garden will present ‘How to Start Your Own Backyard Vegetable Garden’ from 6-7 pm at Townsend Hall, University of Delaware Campus. Free to public, but registration required.  RSVP to del@slowfoodusa.org by Saturday, April 23rd. The first 40 people to sign up will receive a free gardening starter kit.

JUNE 19, 2010 Ecodesign Sessions at the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College 10am to 5pm, Gillespie Room, Wister Center. For more information or to register please go to the Scott Arboretum Website. (CANCELLED)

APRIL 1, 2010 The Giving Garden and Ecodesign and Management invite you to “Eat Your Garden, Edible Gardens for Large and Small Places”, hosted by the Community Garden Club at Wayne, 6:30-8:00PM in the Winsor Room of Radnor Public Library.

JUNE 13, 2009 The Giving Garden along with Ecodesign and Management invites you to our Studio Open House with Demonstrations and Presentations. Learn how to create backyard wildlife habits, water gardens, vegetable gardens and garden lighting. Sessions will be held at the Ecodesign Studio in West Chester and run all day long starting at 9:30. Contact us to register.

MAY 30, 2009 Vinewoods Forge will be having an open studio and art show from 2:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon.  Featured artists will include Wick Williams, wood cuts/ printing, Jill Beech, ceramics, Shane Morgan, landscape design, Rob Sigafoos, metal/wood.

MARCH 28, 2009 The Giving Garden invites you to “Using Native Plants in your Garden” hosted by Bayard Taylor Library , 10 – 11 AM, FREE but must register at 610-444-2702