Garden Commons garlic planting & sweet potato harvest party

When Nov 02, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Garden Commons & Urban Studies Garden
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Friday, Nov. 2nd, 12pm-1pm at the Garden Commons at the Cultural Center
Friday, Nov. 2nd, 1pm-2pm at the Urban & Public Affairs Garden (426 W. Bloom St.)

Sweet Potato Harvest 2017 at Garden CommonsJoin us in UofL's organic garden and greenhouse for our group workdays! Learn (by doing) how to grow hyper-local, super-delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruits! November 2nd will feature our annual garlic planting & sweet potato harvest party! It is super easy to plant everyone's favorite seasoning and to pull up those giant, delicious orange tubers! We'll start at the Garden Commons next to the Cultural Center at noon and then move over at 1pm to the garden behind Urban & Public Affairs (426 W. Bloom St., behind Bettie Johnson Hall). At both gardens, we will pull sweet potatoes and clear out some space to plant cloves. Come to either garden or both and be ready to fight the vampires!
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Anyone can work in the garden any time, but we'll gather together in the Garden Commons every Friday throughout the fall (Aug. 24 - Nov. 30) from 12pm to 1pm to harvest, plant, weed, and water. No prior experience necessary. Tools & gloves provided. The Garden Commons is open to participation any time from students, staff, faculty, and community members. Everyone who comes is welcome to share in the harvest! Connect with us and get all the details on our Facebook Page.

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