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The Planting Hope in Delaware initiative is growing plants and tending gardens to enhance the well-being and improve the health of the greater Herman Holloway Campus community in Wilmington/New Castle. The goal is to grow gardens that provide fresh, healthy food, stimulate the senses, offer respite, and create common ground for people of all abilities.

Light the Lights
December 10, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

2013-2014 Garden Calendar

The broad goals of the Garden are the following:

  1.  Provide garden settings for activities that promote healthy eating, outdoor exercise, therapy goals and agricultural awareness
  2. Offer a supportive environment for clients, staff and visitors
  3. Provide educational programming that promotes gardening, healthy eating, and environmental stewardship

December 11, 2013
11:00am – 4:00pm - Greening of the Garden and Customer Appreciation
4:15 pm                - Light the Lights with Secretary Landgraf

March 22, 2014
11:00am – 12:30pm - Tree pruning workshop with Master Gardener

April 22, 2014
Earth Day and dedication of Peace Garden/Monarch Waystation

June 5, 2014
Campus Market opens for the season

June 12, 2014
Open Garden Day – for campus and the public

August 21, 2014
Terry Campus kids harvest dinner with families

September 14, 2014
Harvest Brunch Fundraiser

September 25, 2014
Campus Market closes

                                                               
Please contact Faith Kuehn, Planting Hope Project Manager via email or via phone at (302) 698-4587 with questions.


GARDEN NEWS

Gardening talks, zucchini weigh-in at Aug. 8 Planting Hope in Delaware garden fair

Planting Hope garden features accessibility, sensory delights

Sponsor deadline extended

Garden fair sponsors sought


INFORMATIONAL LINKS

American Horticultural Therapy Association

Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration Form

Link to Facebook

Last Updated: Monday, 09-Dec-2013 14:50:06 EST
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