Parks Department Announces 2020/2021 Gardening Class Series

October 5, 2020

For Immediate Release
October 5th, 2020


RICHMOND, IN. – Richmond Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the Floral Division and Greenhouse will be conducting a series of gardening classes. All of the classes will be held on Tuesday evenings at the Pavilion at Springwood Park (Waterfall Rd). The classes will start at 5:30pm and will last until roughly 7:00pm. Classes will take place on the second Tuesday of the month from October to March.

Each gardening class will cover a different topic. The schedule and topics for each class are:

  • Invasive Plants - October 13, 2020
  • Native Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers - November 10, 2020
  • Christmas Centerpiece Design - December 8, 2020
  • Plant Propagation - January 12, 2021
  • Butterfly, Bee, and Bird Gardening - February 9, 2021
  • Landscape Design - March 9, 2021

Parks Superintendent Denise Retz remarked, “These classes are a great opportunity to learn about plants and gardening, spend time with friends and family, and connect with fellow community members. We hope to see you there!”

A donation of $5 per person is requested for all classes, except for the Christmas Centerpiece Class which costs $25 per person. Reservations are requested, but they're not required. Call the Parks' Greenhouse at (765) 939-1780 to reserve your place at a class or for further details about a class.

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The mission of the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department is to provide for the positive development and well-being of the Richmond community through the provision of parks, greenways, trails and recreational programming and facilities while working in cooperation with other service providers and partners in the community to maximize all available resources.

For questions or for additional media requests, please reach out via the contact details below:
Laura Karnes
Floral Division Leader, Richmond Parks and Recreation

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