Kids in the Garden

We are happy to be able to offer classes for children Tuesday- Friday (excluding the months of March – May). Programs are designed for students ages 8-12. These classes last approximately 60 – 90 minutes. There is a $10.00 fee for each student. Classes are limited to a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 25 students.

Classes must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

If you are interested in scheduling a class, please email us at [email protected] or call 205-646-0069.

Class Choices include:

Gardening for Birds
Do you want to create a habitat that will attract more birds to your yard? We will learn what it takes to create a garden that birds will “flock” to! We will also learn how to use binoculars, and how to identify birds that you may see in your yard!
Each student will take home a field guide for Alabama bird identification and many other resources that will help them become citizen scientists in the great out doors!

Nature Journaling and Crafts
Nature is truly amazing! In this class, we will learn how to use all of our senses to explore nature. We will also learn how to record the wonders of nature using pictures, words and numbers!
Each student will take home their very own plant press and nature journal!

It’s Berry Pickin’ Time
(This class is only offered in June and July)
Come on over and learn how blueberries are grown, then go out into the field and pick your own blueberries to take home.

Gardening for Pollinators
In this class, we will learn about pollinators, their importance and how to grow plants that will lure those pollinators to our gardens!
Each student will take home their own trowel, seeds, and a plant that is sure to attract pollinators to your yard.

Garden Critters
Is there such a thing as a good bug? Is there anything cool about a worm? In this class, we will learn how some insects and worms can be great garden helpers!
Each student will get to create their very own worm composting station to take home.

Recycle, Repurpose, and Reuse in the Garden
In this class, we will learn how we can recycle, repurpose and reuse common household materials in our gardens!
Each student will create an extremely cool houseplant container that you will get to take home (including the plant)!

Tree Detectives
Come and enjoy hands-on activities and fun games as we learn to identify trees commonly found in Alabama’s woodlands! We will also learn how the inside of a tree tells its story!
Each student will create crafts out of wood slices to take home!