Junior Botanist Club - Fall - English (7 sessions)


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Junior Botanists Club

Does your child notice the plants around them everyday? At Sage Garden we want our junior botanists to connect with plants in a hands-on, fun-filled environment that emphasizes connection to the natural world. Each week the young botanists will meet new and fascinating plants, dig into a cool growing activity (to take home!) and get rooted in a topic using stories, games and crafts. Everything from spicy tropicals to pollinator-friendly native plants will be showcased, with an emphasis on decorative, edible and useful botanicals. Not only will our budding botanists develop new skills with home and garden planting techniques, they will have the opportunity to learn cool greenhouse tips and tricks that take their savvy to a whole new level!

Junior Botanists runs every second Sunday, with an English language session from 1-2 pm and a French language session from 2-3 pm. Ages 5 - 12. Pre-registration required. All activities take place at Sage Garden.

About the Teacher

Suzanne M. Simpson holds a Masters degree in Education from the University of Manitoba. She has teaching experience with children ages 5-12 and is a mother to two young girls. Suzanne believes strongly in empowering children to understand the natural world around them. As a Master Composter, Master Gardener and LEED Green Associate, Suzanne brings expertise and enthusiasm to the learning experiences she provides for children. Outside of the Junior Botanist program, Suzanne works at Sage Garden Greenhouses in our Horticultural Support Services for Schools program, as our school consultant/educator.

Suzanne Simpson, Sage Garden Greenhouses

Sunday, September 23 (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, October 7 (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, October 21  (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, November 4 (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, November 18 (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, December 2 (1 - 2 pm)
Sunday, December 16 (1 - 2 pm)



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