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Prairie Garden Club Schedule
Free to attend and participate. All meetings are on the 4th Thursday at 6:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). For location and more information please contact Roberta Bolton.
* Cheyenne Bonsai Society
Meets on the Second Saturday of each month at 10:00 am. Free. Open to the public, open to beginners. For more info contact Bob.
Turf experts all agree, if you regularly mow your lawn, you should let your clippings drop back to the ground. Because clippings are 90% water they readily break down into organic matter that feeds the soil and improves soil texture.
In dropping your clippings you are also reducing the need for lawn fertilizer. Therefore you can reduce the total amount of fertilization by 25% because the decomposing grass clippings break down and add fertility to the lawn. Over time you will notice that your lawn has better water holding capacity and a general increase the overall health of the lawn.
Of course, you should only drop clippings when you mow regularly and don’t remove any more than 1/3 of the total length of the blade when you mow. If it is longer than 1/3 and the mowing interval has been more than a week, then it would be a good idea to pick up your clippings.
If you are having a bumper crop of zucchini, consider trying one of the many ways to preserve it for winter use. One of the easiest ways to preserve it is to grate it and place in a freezer bag and freeze it. Then it is ready to add to most any appropriate recipe. Zucchini can also be sliced thin and dehydrated in a food dryer. Zucchini can be pickled and canned, or even made into a relish.
For fresh eating try thin slices with a bit of olive oil on the grill!
Every Friday, 11:00 a.m. For pre-school aged children, books and projects are based on a weekly theme. And occasionally we dance.
Please click PSCV September 2017 to view our schedule of drop-in public programs.
Please click PSCV October 2017 to view our schedule of drop-in public programs.
Saturday, October 7 – 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Whether you’ve never drummed before or you regularly play music, join Drum Cheyenne at the Paul Smith Children’s Village to build community through the power of music. This is not a performance for an audience, this is a participatory activity – focused on adults. Drumming is not for spectators. Drums are available to borrow, or bring one if you have one. A suggested donation of $10 allows for the purchase of additional African drums for the group. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Botanic Gardens, 616 S. Lions Park Dr. www.botanic.org or 637-6349.
It is bulb planting time! Tulips, daffodils and other spring bulbs are easy to grow in Cheyenne. Get the best quality of bulbs for a low price by participating in the Laramie County Master Gardeners bulb sale. Download a bulb order form, here, or contact Master Gardeners Kathy Shreve or Barb Sahl. Or call Kathy Shreve at 307-514-0268.
All order forms must be turned in no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, September 22, 2017. Payment must accompany your order. Please see the order form for additional information
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