Want to learn more about gardening? The Sycamore History Museum is partnering with Master Gardeners to offer a series of free programs throughout the growing season. The first class is this Wednesday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. All classes are lead by well-trained Master Gardeners. The talks include a variety of tips, suggestions, and hand-outs. Classes are on the second Wednesday of the month May through September (except in July) at 10:00 a.m.
The first class is “Sustainable Landscaping 101″ with Candice Miller. During this session, learn about various aspects of sustainable landscaping including how to achieve energy efficiency in your home through proper planting, sustainable weed control and pest control techniques, proper mulching techniques for moisture conservation, and water efficient landscaping ideas, among others.
Kick off spring with the Sycamore History Museum’s Garden Story time on Thursday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m. with “Seeds are Fun!” Join the their two wonderful storytellers for stories, crafts and songs. This program is free for 3-6 year olds (siblings are welcome). Registration is recommended (for one or all of the programs). Call 815-895-5762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other dates include: May 16, June 13, June 20, July 11, July 18, September 12, and September 19. The Sycamore History Museum is located at 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL.