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The Secrets of Straw Bale Gardening (Traverse City)

Sponsoring Organization: The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park

Date: April 18

Start Time: 7 pm

End Time: 9 pm

Location : The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park 1490 Red Dr, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Description of the Event: 

Join us on Wednesday, April 18th, from 7:00pm-9:00pm for a fun evening learning the secrets of straw bale gardening with Carlleen Rose!

There is no fee for this class. Free will donations are greatly appreciated and will support The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park.

Straw bale gardening is a variation on container gardening that allows anyone to grow a beautiful and productive garden without the labor of a traditional garden.

"Do you love to garden but don't want to spend hours bending down to weed? Would you rather relax in the garden sipping wine and telling stories with good friends? Me, too! That's why I love straw bale gardening. I no longer have the time or energy to have a large garden the traditional way but I love fresh food and the joy of watching plants grow. Join me and let me share with you the secrets of straw bale gardening. Your garden will soon become a conversation piece for the whole neighborhood!" - Carlleen Rose

About our presenter, Carlleen Rose:
Carlleen Rose is the owner of The Old Pioneer Store and Emporium and Kilwins Big Rapids. These two businesses are located in the heart of downtown Big Rapids. She is active in her community, having served as City Commissioner, DDA board chair, DBA President and Chamber of Commerce board member. At present, she serves on the Big Rapids Housing Commission. Carlleen is also the host of a Friday radio show called Focus on The Band of Locals.

Being semi-retired, Carlleen enjoys spending her free time talking about what she loves most: spending time outdoors in her straw bale garden and relaxing with friends at the family farm.


Education Credit Hours: 2

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