Home & Garden Digest – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Home & Garden Digest – Santa Cruz Sentinel


Mercantile hosts Wintertime Solstice Collecting

Sign up for Kellie Rice for a seasonal Winter season Solstice Gathering from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at The Felton Mercantile, 6257 Highway 9, Felton.

Acquire with kindred spirits for ritual, crafting, food stuff and folklore. Attendees will find out the importance of the solstice to our ancestors and partake in observances and crafts to honor the mild in wintertime whilst embracing the chilly and dark. Each individual participant will walk absent with various goodies that they can then incorporate into their own observance of the solstice on Dec. 21.

Tickets are $20 and are readily available at the door or on Eventbrite.


Building neighborhood at Felt Avenue Park

Be a part of Yadi and close friends for some Labyrinth beautification from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Felt Avenue Park. Let’s construct local community at Felt Avenue Park by caring for the Park Entry Labyrinth. Provide gloves and your smile. Neighborhood occasion hosted by County Park Buddies.

For tickets and facts, take a look at eventbrite.com.


Arboretum early hen Saturday on deck

Early Chicken Saturday morning is a particular time in the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, great for chicken looking at, photography and tranquil satisfaction of mother nature. Early Chook Saturday is the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 7-9 a.m.

The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum opens its gates early just for our members and volunteers. Want to sign up for the arboretum? To turn into a member, pay a visit to arboretum.ucsc.edu/support.


Stroll among the majestic Sequoia Sempervirens

Redwood Grove Guided Wander will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Henry Cowell Redwoods Condition Park, 101 Major Trees Park Street, Felton. Sign up for a docent for a walk by the oldest trees in the park at midday each Saturday. The redwood loop is an simple .8-mile walk. If you have ever questioned how these trees endure fire, live so extensive, get so tall or whatever is on your thoughts, this is a wonderful way to locate the solutions.

All ages are welcome and the tour is totally free. Parking is $10. Satisfy in entrance of the website visitors heart. For details, visit, parks.ca.gov.

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Santa Cruz Garden Trade established for Saturday

Be part of fellow gardeners for a totally free month to month Santa Cruz Backyard Trade Saturday from 8 to 9 a.m. Dec. 24 in the Santa Cruz Reside Oak Grange parking great deal, 1900 17th Ave., Santa Cruz.

Gardeners are inspired to convey their added volunteers, cuttings, seeds, bulbs, succulents, houseplants, veggies, contemporary flowers, informational content, any yard-associated goods, to trade in just our garden local community. You do not want to carry one thing in get to get anything. Marigolds, Cosmos, Favre, Sunflower and many other seeds are obtainable. For questions, call 831-515-7162 or electronic mail [email protected].


Library retains month to month Little ones Story & Adventure Hour

Local community Working day UCSC Horticulture Library hosts Youngsters Tale & Experience Hour from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of just about every month. The journey begins at the Jean & Invoice Lane Horticultural Library on Arboretum Street, Santa Cruz. Enjoy stories about plants, animals and the purely natural world, adopted by members grabbing a naturalist backpack and heading out into the area for some exploration.

Kids of all ages are welcome to show up at but stories will be geared toward kids ages 3 to 6. Free to all individuals. For directions visit, arboretum.ucsc.edu.

The Back garden Digest is compiled by Jesselyn Rego. To post objects for the calendar such as events, meetings, assets, or everything garden similar, e mail [email protected].