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Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Gardens

Presented by: The Conservation Foundation

Have you ever wanted to grow your own garden but didn't know how to start? Our seed starting workshop will show you step by step how to plan, start and take care of seedlings while learning about the role healthy soil plays in creating healthy plants and people!

Materials List

These are the materials you will need to follow along with this activity.

  • Cardboard egg carton
  • Plastic wrap
  • Soil
  • Seeds you want to grow
  • Water
  • Markers
  • Popsicle sticks

Safety Considerations

There are no safety considerations for this activity.

About The Conservation Foundation

The Conservation Foundation

The support of more than 5,000 members and 500 volunteers helps us carry out our mission to improve the health of our communities by preserving and restoring open space and natural lands, protecting rivers and watersheds, and promoting stewardship of our environment in northeastern Illinois. The Conservation Foundation focuses our work in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties where we have helped preserve more than 35,000 acres of open space, and we also go where we are needed in LaSalle, DeKalb and Grundy Counties.