Saturday, May 30
Where: Johnson Hall State Historic Site, Johnson Hall, 139 Hall Ave, Johnstown 12095
Cost: A materials fee of $10 will be charged
Johnson Hall State Historic Site will be hosting a gardening program on Saturday May 30th at 10:30 am. Join NYS Parks and Historic sites staff to learn how to create and make the most of straw bale, container and raised bed gardening, all of which may be utilized in spaces of various size. The program will further examine how to simply make your own compost and the use of heirloom fruits, vegetables and flowers as well as eighteenth century cultivation methods and the types of fruits, vegetables and flowers that were being grown in the gardens of Sir William Johnson at Johnson Hall. Each participant will receive a small container, two packets of heirloom seeds and a resource binder of sources for heirloom seeds and plants, composting and garden development, as well as a copy of “chiefly Enclosed in Board Fences” a history of Sir William’s Garden at Johnson Hall by Wanda Burch. Light refreshments will be served following the program.