We invite you to come play in the herb garden at the Token Creek Eco-Inn this Monday, July 21 at 6:00 pm (or whenever you can get there).
We will be learning about chamomile. There is a bunch blooming in the garden at the moment. Since it’s the flowers that are used medicinally, we can harvest it Monday night. According to David Hoffmann, in the New Holistic Herbal, “chamomile is renowned for its medical and household uses”. Come find out what they are.
We have a totally new schedule for the remaining times in the garden.
Wednesday 8/6 - Elaine speaks about hyssop
Wednesday 8/20 - Lola speaks about calendula
The rest of the dates and topics for Sept & Oct TBA.
Location: Token Creek Eco-Inn, 3919 Gray Road
DeForest, WI, 53532, WI
(608) 513-0016Please note that Gray Road NO LONGER goes through to Hwy 51.
Take the Windsor Road exit off Hwy 51, and drive about a mile. Turn left onto Portage Rd. Drive about 1/2 mile. Just before you get to Gray Road, turn onto the grass “driveway” (just past the pine trees). Please do not park in the Eco-Inn asphalt driveway.
What to bring?
Gloves, water bottle, hat, perhaps a trowel or other weeding tool. We have some hand tools and shovels for weeding. No gardening experience is needed. If you can’t arrive by 6:00, come later.
Monthly Guild Meeting and Work Project
We will be building a hugelkultur bed on the property of Penny outside of Cottage Grove. Because of our outdoor meeting and work project, we will be meeting at 5:30 and going until dark or the mosquitoes chase us away. Everyone is welcome.
5:30-6:00 pm: Potluck (Please bring your own dishes, utensils, cups, etc. plus a dish to pass – or just come in and share the abundance.
6-8:30ish: Hugelkultur Construction Please bring gloves, hand saws, shovels, and water to replenish yourself. Your choice of bug juice is highly encouraged, plus appropriate clothing.
Here’s a map- quest from my home to Penny’s. Her address is 2274 Uphoff, Cottage Grove.
Please carpool if possible.
Questions, help? Call Kate at 213-2230.
Come join us for fun in the Herb Garden and doing some learning about Thyme.
6 pm – dusk or the mosquitoes chase us away.
Bring gloves, a trowel, shovel, weeding tools, kneeling mat, pruning tool, or whatever you need to help us do a little maintaining of this large Educational Herb Garden.
There are many herbs in the garden that can be harvested right now. Spearmint, white sage, calendula, yarrow, and much more, so bring bags or containers to put your harvest in to take home.
Token Creek Eco-Inn, 3919 Gray Rd, DeForest, WI 53532
Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun. Many hands……………….