Lehman Township, Dingmans Ferry - Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will present a garden series beginning February 24, 2013. Participants will learn low-cost, easy ways to start seeds, create a butterfly garden, and compost. The cost is $10 per session or $25 for all three sessions and pre-registration is requested.
Session 1, "Starting Seeds Inside", will be held Sunday, February 24 from 10:00am-12:00pm. This program will discuss garden maps and starting "cold crop" seeds indoors. "Butterfly Gardens" will be held Sunday, May 5 from 1:00-3:00pm and will teach participants how to provide the correct food, water, and shelter to increase the variety of butterflies visiting their gardens. The final session, "Composting," will be Saturday, July 27 from 1:00-3:00pm. Participants will learn about the advantages of composting and how to begin creating this environmentally-friendly fertilizer.
For more information or to register, call PEEC at 570-828-2319.
PEEC's mission is to advance environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park. PEEC provides unique, year-round environmental experiences to families, school groups, scouts, and nature enthusiasts of all ages. The environmental center is located near mile marker 8, within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, in Dingmans Ferry, PA (Lehman Township). For more information call (570) 828-2319 or visit PEEC on-line at www.peec.org. PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!