News: Community garden celebrates Earth Day with learning, vendors, games and music via Pensacola News Journal

Some great ideas for events that you can hold in your own community garden that go far beyond gardening itself. — Douglas

News: Community garden celebrates Earth Day with learning, vendors, games and music via Pensacola News Journal

News: Community garden celebrates Earth Day with learning, vendors, games and music via Pensacola News Journal

Saturday morning from 9-10 a.m., Tom Garner, from East Hill Edible Gardens will be teaching the Tough Weed Clinic to educate gardening enthusiast how to get rid of dollarweed, Florida Betony, and nutgrass. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the gate or online as well.

Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. over a dozen vendors will be set up around the garden to welcome Slow Ride participants and guests. While exploring and supporting local handmade goods and crafts, visitors can also tour the grounds and play lawn games before and after the bike ride. This event is free and open to the public. 

Throughout the day, Dixon School of the Arts Scholars will perform music. At 3:30 p.m. author Krissy Bystrom Emery will take the stage with story time, where she will read from her book, The Paw Paw Fruit Does the Cha Cha Scoot; she will also have books available for purchase.

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