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Summer Solstice in the Herb Garden

Friday, June 21, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center
124 Comstock Knoll Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

NOTE: This event is sold out.

Some ancient cultures believed that herbs gathered for healing or magic on the Summer Solstice, or “Midsummer”, were the most potent. Come celebrate the longest day of the year and official start of summer with a tour of the Robison York State Herb Garden. We’ll learn about the Solstice itself, some seasonal plant lore, and the best techniques for growing and harvesting herbs in your own garden. We’ll finish with some refreshing herbal “sun tea”.

Fee:                       $5-10 suggested donation. Pre-registration required.

Instructor:           Pam Shade, herb garden curator and Kevin Moss, adult education coordinator

Location:             Meet at the Nevin Welcome Center

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Event Type

Tour, Class/ Workshop

Departments

CALS Communications, Cornell Botanic Gardens

Website

http://www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

Cost

$5-10 suggested donation

Hashtag

#gardentour

Contact E-Mail

km274@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Kevin Moss

Contact Phone

607-254-7430

Speaker

Pam Shade, herb garden curator and Kevin Moss, adult education coordinator

Speaker Affiliation

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Dept. Web Site

www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

Open To

Public

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