Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542
Age 14 & Over
$15.00 Per Person
The great outdoors begins in your own backyard. Join us for our new programming series "Gardening for Diversity". This 6 part program kicks off on Monday, March 29th at 7:00 p.m. at Hitchcock Nature Center. Our first session will examine the benefits of diverse native plantings, working within city ordinances, site mapping & early plant selection.
Gardening for Diversity is a 6 part programming series that will walk participants through creating your own diverse native gardens through a mix of classroom learning & hands-on gardening exercises. Each session will cover different aspects of native gardening, from planning to planting to maintaining, & is perfect for beginning gardeners & anyone who is looking for new ways incorporate native plantings in your own garden.
The series will kick off with two classroom sessions at Hitchcock Nature Center to give attendees a good foundation for planning their own diverse native gardening projects followed by 4 outdoor sessions at Narrows River Park where attendees will enjoy hands-on work as they plan, plant, & maintain a native garden with guidance from our staff. Attendees are not required to attend every program session but each programming session will build on the next & our recommendation is to attend as many as you are able to for the best experience.
Cost is $15.00 per person per session & includes program materials & admission to the park, we ask that participants be age 14 or older please. Online pre-registration is required as space is limited. Pre-registration will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 26th. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.
*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.
Due to COVID-19 the format of this program has been adjusted.
This event is not pet friendly, service animals are always welcome. Please meet at the Loess Hills Lodge. Weather Permitting.
Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.