Thursday, July 26, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

In this children’s workshop, your little one will enjoy incorporating nature into their very own handmade piece of art. In this workshop, Arboretum staff member Kim Johnson will show children how to use various seeds to create a masterpiece. All materials provided. Limited to 20 children; registration required. As children must be accompanied by an adult, there is no minimum age requirement. Members’ children $3; non-members’ children $5 (no charge for adults). Reservations requested by July 25.


Friday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Bees and gardens go hand in hand! These pollinating insects offer the benefit of increasing your yield of flowers, fruit, and seed. Pearl River County Extension Agent Dr. Eddie Smith will provide an introduction to how to get started with beekeeping. To be covered: native plants for bees, basic bee biology, choosing equipment, personal protective gear, common mistakes and valuable tips, how to grow your first colony of bees, and how to manage them throughout the year. Program is free to members; $5 for non-members. Reservations requested by July 26.