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Earth Day - Open Garden Day
April 22, 2017
9 a.m. – Noon
12411 Templeton Trail,
Farmers Branch, TX 75234


Make an ecopression on your garden, community and Earth. Come see what the Community Garden is all about as you harvest a salad for your family and MetroCrest food pantry. Learn how dirt makes your lunch, the 'Legend of Three Sisters' and 'King Cotton'



Activities
MetroCrest Harvesting
From 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. garden guests will join Community Gardeners to harvest produce for the MetroCrest food bank.

Family Salad Harvest
Pick greens and radishes for your own table.

Composting Demo
Learn how to compost from the Community Gardeners

Planting for Pollinators 
Plant zinnia and sunflower seeds along the orchard perimeter to encourage pollinators.

Garden Art
Paint a rock, plant marker or create your own unique garden art

Scavenger Hunt
Hunt for bugs and insects and crawling things

'King Cotton'
Learn about cotton and its importance in Texas

The 'Legend of the Three Sisters'
Plant a garden of corn, beans and squash to take home 



Activities presented by:

 The Farmers Branch Community Gardeners
 The Dallas County Master Gardeners
 Brookhaven Garden Club