Life Skills


How does your garden grow? Learn how to develop compost that can be used as a soil amendment or to grow plants by constructing your own tumbler style composter. Please bring your own power drill, drill bits (1/4, 1/2 and a small drill bit to prepare hole for wood screw) and a Phillips head drill bit for wood screws. Remember to have adequate transportation to haul your finished project that will be 3/5 feet deep x 31 inches wide by 4.6 feet in height. For $100 you choose the best month that fits your schedule to make your tumbler style composter.

Session 1: May 26, 2022
 Session 2: June 23, 2022 Session 3: July 28, 2022
 Session 4: August 18, 2022
Essig Rec Center5:30 pm-7:30 pm18+$100

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f you would like to harvest rain water for your garden and landscaping needs then this is an opportunity for you to construct your very own rain barrel. This old ideas is making a big splash! Please have the proper transportation to take home the barrel home as they are approximately 53 gallons measuring 42 inches in height and 24 inches in diameter. Choose the session that fits into your busy schedule

Session 1: May 5, 2022 Session 2: June 2, 2022 Session 3: July 7, 2022 Session 4: August 4, 2022

Essig Rec Center5:30pm-7:30pm

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Do you love beauty, enjoy flowers and like the idea of leaving less of a carbon footprint? Join us for a floral design workshop featuring locally grown flowers. Flowers that have been grown with the idea of replenishing the soil and protecting the environment will be used. We will use floral design techniques such as balance, shape, texture and flow. Supplies will be provided for all workshops, but feel free to bring your own foliage, flowers or tools to use or share. Each student will need to bring their own container so they can take their design home.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022: Let’s Make a Bouquet Wednesday, June 29, 2022: Independence Arrangement Wednesday, July 20, 2022: Summertime Arrangement

Essig Rec Center6:00pm-8:00pm
8 & up
$50 per workshop

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