Children’s Fall Vegetable Garden Program at Hardberger Park Starts Aug. 22

Children’s Fall Vegetable Garden Program at Hardberger Park Starts Aug. 22

Calling all kids ages 7-14! Get out your .gardening tools and reserve your Tuesday mornings for the fall 2017 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program. The program, which begins Aug. 22, is an opportunity for children to learn every aspect of gardening, from planting to harvest, with help from instructors from the Bexar County Master Gardeners.

Parents of program participants are invited to a parent/guardian orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The program takes place each Tuesday from 8:30-11:30 a.m., beginning on Aug. 22 and continuing through Dec. 5.

The Fall Vegetable Garden Program is a cooperative project of San Antonio Parks and Recreation, Phil Hardberger Park, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Bexar County Master Gardeners.

Cost for the program $75 per plot; up to three children in a family may share a plot. The program is located at the Voelcker Homestead, which is part of Phil Hardberger Park East, 13203 Blanco Rd., next to the Salado Creek Greenway.

For more information about the vegetable garden program and about other activities at Phil Hardberger Park, visit www.philhardbergerpark.org or email Susan Campbell at susan.campbell@sanantonio.gov.

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