Talk-n-Walk Nature Series - Fairy Gardens

  • August 02, 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 99 Harrison Court Melbourne, KY 41059

Organizer: NKU's Research and Education Field Station

When: Wednesday, August 2, 6:00 - 9:00 PM 

Talk-n-Walk Nature Series 
Northern Kentucky University’s Research and Education Field Station(REFS) 

Fairy Gardens – Dr. Maggie Whitson 

Class will include:

 - A brief presentation on fairy gardens & making miniatures using natural items

 - Handouts with instructions for making mushrooms, bird feeders (fairy birds only) & other items with acorn cups, honeysuckle twigs, & easy-to-find supplies.

 - Weather allowing, a hike* around the station to see the plants that provide materials 

 - A work period to make example items to take home**


• Class size: Limit of 15 people

•Fee: a $10 donation to NKU REFS

•REGISTER** by e-mailing REFS Acting Director: Dr. Richard Boyce,

Please e-mail at least 12 hours before the event to allow response regarding class space.

*The trails may be muddy and the fields may be buggy, so wear sneakers or boots and plan to douse with bug spray.

**Some tools and supplies will be provided, but you'll spend less time waiting to glue stuff if you bring your own glue-gun or a tube of gel-type, stiff & permanent craft-glue

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