Friday, November 18, 2011

2012 Saturday Seminars at the Hansen Nature Center
All programs run from 10am until noon unless otherwise stated.
Programs are free and open to the public please call 359-7044 to reserve a seat.
January 21: Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Perennial Flower Bed
Advantages and disadvantages of perennial vs. annual flower beds.

Presented by John Colagrosso - Cornell Master Gardener / Henrietta Garden Club
February 4 and 11: Creating Garden Maps using Microsoft WORD (2 part series)
Theory and demonstration - homework will be assigned.
Presented by John Colagrosso
February 18: All About Weeds
Presented by George Miller - Vice President of the Henrietta Garden Club
February 25: About Culinary Herbs
Will help you decide what herbs to start for growing in the garden or pots. We'll review the culinary uses of common herbs (and a few not so common), including herbs in ethnic cooking and pairing herbs to various dishes and main ingredients.
Presented by Rosita Caridi-Miller: Chef and Owner of Cebi Deliziosi
March 3: Wake up Your Garden
Winter is finally over and it's time to celebrate!Learn the basic tasks that will help prepare you and your garden for spring.
Presented by Beth Warren - Cornell Master Gardener / Henrietta Garden Club
March 10: Pesticides Man-made and Natural
Learn what defines a pesticide, and why and how they are used. Examples of both synthetic and natural pesticides available to the homeowner will be given.
Presented by Beth Warren
March 17: Soap Making with Herbs
Presented by Beth Byrne - Member of Board of Directors at Hand Crafted Soap Makers Guild, Past President of Henrietta Garden Club

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

This event could not be possible without the volunteer efforts of many people. Thank you to the volunteers of the Tinker Homestead Museum, The Boy Scouts - Troop 481 for running the Haunted Barn, the Cub Scouts of Pack 332 for staffing the refreshment stand in the horse barn, The Friends of Tinker Nature Park for leading the woodland wander and providing treat bags for the children. Also, thank you to the students of R-H National Honor Society who wore the woodland costumes and entertained the children along the woodland wander.

Funeral display in East Parlor
Witch's Kitchen

Ghoulish Butcher
Welcoming zombie to the haunted barn
Vampire bat - new addition to the haunted barn.  


 Thank you to the Scouts and Parents of Pack 332 who volunteered to do some fall clean up at the Hansen Nature Center. They weeded the garden beds and the amphitheater giving the grounds a needed sprucing up