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Gardening Basics for Health and Wellness


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Every Third Tuesday of the Month | 4:30 p.m.

Did you know gardening has health benefits? Gardening can build self-esteem by accomplishing new tasks! The physical benefits from the manual labor work your heart and even the bacteria that lives within the soil can increase serotonin and reduce anxiety. The Peoria Riverfront Museum will host Hazy Day Cultivation for a beginners gardening series on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30pm.

Ticket pricing: $10 per adult

  • Tuesday, May 16: Seed Starting, Transplanting, and Propagation- CANCELED
  • Tuesday, June 20:  Container Vegetable Gardening and Five-gallon Bucket Decorating
  • Tuesday, July 18: Soils, Compost and Microbiology
  • Tuesday, August 15: Herb Harvesting and Drying, Vegetable/Fruit Harvesting and Storage, and Seed Collection

For more information reach out to director of education and engagement Victoria Zamora.