Date(s) - May 18, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Honoring Black history is to recognize contributions and legacy of African Americans. This program will focus Black horticulturists, botanists, ag scientists, farmers and inventors.
Participants will enjoy open conversations, sharing experiences, stories and ideas highlighting plant heritage. A Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden project will take place with volunteers assisting with germination, planting, tending and harvesting through the season. The Seed to Bloom garden beds will reflect heritage crops.

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April 13, 2023 Plant cool weather crops Location: Botanical Garden

May 18, 2023 Plant warm weather crops Location: Botanical Garden

The garden is located at the intersection of SR 42E and Wilberforce Switch Road across from the Central State main entrance. Parking lot is on Wilberforce Switch Road.

Reservations can be made by emailing CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Extension Associate Clare Thorn [email protected] or by calling 937-376-6627. This program is for adults 18 and over.