Earth Day 2017 was held at Cane Creek Community Gardens at McClellan on April 17th and 18th. Over 800 4th graders from around the County visited the Gardens over the 2 day period. They spent their day of learning about environmental issues that affect their lives.
Many thanks to our sponsors, staff and volunteers for their help.
To reserve your spot, call Anniston Museum of Natural History at 256. 237-6766. Reservations are required. Cost is $5.00 per person or free to members. Payment is to be made at the time of registration and may be made by cash, check (made payable to Longleaf Botanical Gardens and earmarked for educational programs) or charge card in person or by phone).
For information on upcoming “Third Thursday” programs, as well as other Longleaf events, check out LONGLEAF BOTANICAL GARDENS on Facebook.
Lunch and Learn is a series of FREE gardening programs sponsored by the Calhoun County Commission and Calhoun County Master Gardeners. Held the 4th Wednesday of each month, noon-1pm at Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Avenue, McClellan. Bring your lunch (and a friend!!) and learn with us!
April 26th The Story of Alabama’s Native Americans Speaker: Harry Holstein, JSU Professor of Archaeology
May 24th Planting, Transplanting & Re-Potting Speaker: David Doggett, Jefferson County Master Gardener
June 28th Classy Caladiums Speaker: Hayes Jackson, ACES
July 26th What’s Wrong with My Plant? Speaker: Dr. Jim Jacobi, ACES Plant Pathology Lab
Aug 23rd Inviting Good Insects Into Your Garden Speaker: Dani Carroll, ACES
Sept 27th “T” is for Tropical Speaker: Hayes Jackson, ACES
*Dates and/speakers subject to change. Contact the Calhoun County Extension Office 256-237-1621 to confirm.