come learn with us

Sunday, September 3, 2017, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

FEASTIVAL Open House

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Fun with food, learning and lawn games, rooted in the garden. Free and open to all. Harvest your own flowers and lunch greens; take home seeds, baby trees and bonsai; learn the easy, low-cost way to care for your lawn.


Sunday, August 13, 2017, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

FEASTIVAL Open House

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Fun with food, learning and lawn games, rooted in the garden. Free and open to all. Harvest your own flowers and lunch greens; take home seeds, baby trees and bonsai; learn the easy, low-cost way to care for your lawn.


Sunday, July 30, 2017, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Feastival Open House

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Fun with food, learning and lawn games, rooted in the garden. Free and open to all. Harvest your own flowers and lunch greens; take home seeds, baby trees and bonsai; learn the easy, low-cost way to care for your lawn.


Sunday, March 13, 2016, 4:00 pm

FEASTIVAL

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Harvest and sample community-grown herbs. Observe what's seasonally growing in the garden and plant seeds for next month's picking.


Sunday, March 13, 2016, 4:00 pm

FEASTIVAL

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA


Harvest and sample community-grown herbs. Observe what's seasonally growing in the garden and plant seeds for next month's picking.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 7:00 pm

CutTING Flowers workshop

Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 

Learn which flowers are best to grow for cutting, how to harvest them so they keep flowering (so you have enough for yourself and to give away to help put a smile on someone's face), and how to keep them lasting longer in your vases. REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 617-972-6431.


Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 7:00 pm

herb workshop

Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 

Herbs are easy to grow, tasty, aromatic, and full of nutrients. Learn about the perennial and annual herbs, and how to divide, sow and harvest them.  Take home herb seeds along with knowledge of the natural timing cues that will make you successful. REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 617-972-6431


Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 2:00-6:00 pm

children's garden workshop

Lemberg Children's Center, 457 Old South Street, Waltham, MA 

Plant snow peas and herb seeds. Learn how to prepare the gardens with compost and mulch for a fertile year. REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 781-736-2200.


Saturday, March 26, 2016, 1:30 pm

plant respect workshop

Piety Corner Club, Waltham, MA

Observe tree roots and vines while planting a take-home bonsai.  Walk the landscape to identify the garlic, daffodil and tulip bulbs planted last fall, while counting the many tree species on site.  Practice poking early weeks back into the soil to become fertilizer. Plant spring herb sees and help choose the types of summer cut flowers to grow. REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 617-555-1212.


Sunday, March 13, 2016, 4:00 pm

FEASTIVAL

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Harvest and sample community-grown herbs. Observe what's seasonally growing in the garden and plant seeds for next month's picking.


Sunday, February 12, 2017, 6:30 pm POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER TO FEBRUARY 19

tu b'shvat seder & potluck dinner

Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA

Celebrate the Jewish new year of the trees; White Oak's Brad Baker has developed an eduational tree display including specimens of 40 species, bonzai and visible root systems.Pick up your coupon for a free educational horticulture program and take home a small tree. Sign up here.