Learn how to make your very own container using a toilet-paper roll covered in recycled comics. Plant up cress and other quick-to-germinate edibles that offer near-instant gratification and nicely demonstrate the “build, fill, plant, water, grow” process.
May 11, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Trout Lake Farmers Market DIY Station
Mason Bee Houses:
Mason bees are hard-working native pollinators that increase biodiversity in your garden. Support their population by building your own mason bee house. Assemble and take home a mason bee house constructed from reclaimed wood. You will also learn how to make nesting tubes out of recycled newspaper.
May 25, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Trout Lake Farmers Market DIY Station
Get your tomato and basil seedlings off to a good start by planting them in recycled cans. Decorate your tins with crayons, paper, and glue, and learn how to transfer these delicate starts into the garden when the plants are ready to grow wild.
June 1, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Trout Lake Farmers Market DIY Station
Photocredit- my great grandmother is in the back center amoungst all those big watermelon, shot in oklahoma before turn of the century.