Saturday, October 24, 2020
sunflower tops

Saving seed can give you access to your favorite heirloom varieties and ensure success next season. Learn how to harvest and store seed from your garden.
Plantain herb

Learn to gather and use plantain to treat common ailments like bronchitis, burns, rashes, insect bites/stings, ulcers, urinary tract infection and wounds.
swallowtail butterfly

Learn how to identify butterflies, when and where to look for them and how to attract them to your yard to get started butterfly watching.

Learn what you can grow as microgreens and how to start growing your own microgreens at home in nine simple steps.
Fluorescent bulb glowing under power lines

Learn how to use the induced alternating magnetic field around high-voltage transmission power lines to make a fluorescent tube bulb glow.
black walnut

Learn where to look for walnut trees and how to gather their fruits to get them before the squirrels do.

Learn how to reduce food waste in your home to curb food insecurity during the pandemic by getting creative with the food in your fridge and freezer.
Vayda with a blackberry in her mouth.

If you’re considering foraging as a hobby or even a lifestyle, use these tips to get started.

Summer is a great time for campfires, fireworks and grilling out but participants should take precautions and learn how to treat burn injuries.
kids fishing

Learn which common Midwestern fish species have the most success in pond ecosystems, and which fish work well together.