Thursday, May 28, 2015

Spring Planting at Tinker Homestead

Tinker Homestead would like to thank "The Garden Tinkerers" for their efforts in planting and maintaining the gardens at the Tinker Homestead. The dedication of these volunteers is reflected in the beauty of the gardens and are enjoyed by the many visitors to the park.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Earth Day at Tinker Park

Earth Day 2015 at Tinker Park included a memorial tree dedication (in memory of Teagan Hendy), wetland studies with students from RIT, a live animal show presented by WOWEE, Cornell Master Gardeners offering answering questions related to gardening and a visit from the Henrietta Pop-up Library. Prior to the days activities new touch trail boxes were built and installed by Mathew Passero, Troop 401 as an Eagle Scout Project.The programs were well attended and we would like to thank all who participated in and made the program a success.

 Pack 332 volunteered to plant the memorial tree

Dedication of Mulberry tree in Memory of Teagan Hendy (Winslow Elementary)

RIT Student explaining water run-off

Searching for pond life with RIT students

Full House for Animal Ambassadors (WOWEE)

Seed starting project

Mathew(holding box) with crew he organized to install boxes

So many book choices!

Decorating their reusable totes

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Upcoming Program

Historical Bartram's Gardens
Presented by Jim Martel, Master Gardener,
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Saturday May 9, 2015
10:00 - Noon
Located along Schuylkill River, Bartram’s Gardens features a
botanical garden and arboretum, wildlife habitats, tidal wetlands
and a reclaimed meadow.
Its' historic core is a collection of Bartram plants; species collected, grown and studied by the Bartram family from 1728 - 1850, with a focus on native plants of Eastern North America.
Free and open to the public. Call 359-7044 to reserve your seat.