Rowan College at Gloucester County presents this five-week class. What are you going to do with all these herbs you planted last spring? Learn the many ways herbs can be used in cooking, teas and crafts (potpourri, baskets, etc.). You will learn to make a fresh herbal arrangement, grow herbs indoor for winter and harvest herbs and create a small herb wreath. Dried herbs will be available at a minimal cost for the craft projects. There's an additional cost for plants to make a winter pot (optional).
The Continuing Education program of Rowan College at Gloucester County presents this six-week class. Each week, several native plants will be studied: history of, uses by native people in ancient times and uses now. You'll be able to taste blueberry cake and cranberry jam, and learn how to make bayberry candles. Find out which native plants will grow in dry sun, dry shade, moist woodlands or swamps and how to have them in your garden. Learn what butterflies, moths, birds and other wildlife benefit by specific native plants.
Learn the timeless tradition of making a beautiful herb/dried flower wreath. It can be made in warm fall colors or Williamsburg pastels. Owner Lorraine Kiefer has made these wreaths for more than 40 years and will share her knowledge with the class. Bring clippers.
Make a beautiful one-of-a-kind wild materal floral design in a ceramic pumpkin. Use fall farm flowers, pots, berries, leaves and grasses. Learn how the pros eat.Eat pumpkin soup, pie and cake and drink pumpkin-spiced coffee.