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National Public Gardens Day, Friday May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the St. George Village Botanical Garden as we celebrate National Public Gardens Day with over 70 other botanical gardens across the U.S.!
There will be guided tours, and special presentations by Veronica Gordon (a 7th generation “weed woman”) at both 10 am and 1 pm, David Hayes (an industrial archaeologist who will discuss the industrial complex of the sugar and rum factory at Estate St. George) also at 10 am and 1 pm.
The volunteer plant nursery will be open from 9 am to 12 noon with a sneak peek at beautiful plants for Mother’s Day gifts.
The St. Croix Bonsai Society and the St. Croix Orchid Society will be on hand to offer tips and information with practical demonstrations beginning at 1 pm.
There will be a special “Director’s Tour” at 2 pm led by Garden Director, David M. Hamada.
The culinary arts students of the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center will offer a special gourmet lunch ($20/person for Garden members or $25/person for non-members – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED). Call the Garden for details on the menu (340 692 2874).
Keep checking back for more details.