MARCH 2, WEEK ONE - WINTER SEED SOWING
Anne Djupedal Gura and Wayne Gura, Co-Chairs of the WGC Conservation Committee, will help you support the environment around you by making a “mini greenhouse” where you will sow native plant seeds to take home to care for over the winter.
MARCH 9, WEEK TWO - POLLINATOR PATHWAYS & GROWING YOUR OWN NATIVES
Jackie Algon, member of the WGC and chair of the Wilton Conservation Commission, will teach you about the different types of pollinators and their importance. You will learn about the Pollinator Pathway and how to get on it!
Dave Havens, a retired science teacher from St. Luke’s School and Wilton Go Green Board Member and Vice President of the Norwalk River Watershed Association, will show you how to “upcycle” to make your own growing pots and you will grow native, pollinator-friendly flowers or vegetables to bring home.
MARCH 16, WEEK THREE - GARDEN ART & FLORAL ARRANGING
Dana Wolfson, member of the WGC and local art teacher, will lead you through a few garden art projects using recycled materials that you have around the house.
Gretchen Kilmartin and Michelle Klink, members of the WGC, will teach you some simple floral arranging techniques and you get to take your arrangement home with you!
MARCH 23 - WEEK FOUR - RECYCLING, ZERO WASTE & BACKYARD COMPOSTING
Tammy Thornton, President of Wilton Go Green, will take you through food and household items that can be recycled. There is so much to learn about how to properly recycle. Also, learn about the NEW food scrap recycling initiative. Learn how you can get your kit.
Jackie Algon, member of the WGC and chair of the Wilton Conservation Commission, will talk to you about backyard composting and you will meet her pet worms and see how they are making their own compost!