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GRACE WINS BY MATTHEW WEST
Tivoli Village celebrates Easter with a petting zoo featuring bunnies, chicks and ducks, and photography options will be available with real bunnies April 18th & 19th. The fresh52 Spring Festival takes place April 19th, featuring fun for the whole family! Enjoy arts and crafts for children, live music, a beer truck provided by Chicago Brewing Company and jerky eating contest for adults. Enjoy chef demos and DIY workshops. Master Gardeners will also be on-site providing live gardening demonstrations and displays.
Master Gardeners live demo topics to include:
• “The Tea Goddess” – featuring fresh and dry herbs. They will demonstrate how to store herbs and make teas from them.
• “Enabled Vertical Garden” will be built from scratch.
• Lavender display, its uses, etc.
• Creating and discovering the joys of terrariums. Topics include selecting the appropriate containers, specific plants and supplies for a successful terrarium.
• Design and build a decorative and edible living wreath.
• How to divide your garden plants.
• Demonstrate how to make natural pesticides and discuss garden pests, such as aphids, ants, and of course the ugly “tomato hornworm”.
• How and why of composting, including vermicomposting with “red wiggler worms”.
• Container planting with fillers, thrillers and spillers
WHEN: Easter Petting Zoo: April 18, 2014 from 10 am - 2 pm and April 19, 2014 from 10am - 4 pm
Spring Festival: April 19, 2014 from 9 am - 4 pm