Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Time: 2:00 PM EDT
Location: PHJC Greenhouses, 9819 Union Road, Plymouth, IN 46563
Admission: Free! Open to all families

Join us at the PHJC Greenhouses for a delightful afternoon of learning and fun with our Family-Friendly Greenhouse Tour and Seed Planting event. This educational outing is perfect for families who want to learn more about sustainable gardening and the benefits of biochar in agriculture.

Activities Include:

  • Seed Starting Workshop: Discover how to start your vegetable garden with our step-by-step seed planting demonstration. Choose from lettuce, tomato, or cucumber seeds and learn the basics of planting and caring for your new seedling.
  • Biochar Demonstration: Learn how to make and charge biochar using simple tools like recycled cans. Understand the role of biochar in improving soil health and how it can be a sustainable method for carbon sequestration.
  • Biochar Inoculation: Watch live demonstrations on how to charge biochar with various materials such as food scraps, grass clippings, and manure to enhance its properties before adding it to your garden.

Why Attend?

  • Educational Fun for Kids: An engaging learning experience that teaches children about the basics of gardening and the environmental benefits of using organic materials.
  • Hands-On Activities: Get your hands dirty with practical demonstrations and take home your very own planted seed.
  • Contribute to Sustainability: Learn about innovative ways to utilize everyday waste to enhance your garden and contribute to a healthier planet.

Volunteer Opportunities: We’re looking for volunteers to help us make this event a success! It’s a great way to give back to the community and learn about sustainable practices. Please contact us if you’re interested in volunteering.

Safety Note: All activities are designed with safety in mind, and all necessary precautions will be in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Join Us: Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about sustainable gardening practices and spend a wonderful day out with the family at our picturesque greenhouses. We look forward to welcoming you!

Contact Information: For more information or to volunteer, please email Sam Tepes at or call us at (574) 935-1420.

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