Hot Frame Gardening Workshop
Americana Academy Workshop: Hot Frame Gardening
Saturday, April 23 • 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Jump-start your garden with this ancient technique that can beat the late winter cold! You will first construct your own 3 ft x 2 ft frame to take home, then learn how to set it up by working on the hot frames in our own historic gardens. We'll even send you home with a hand-picked variety of heirloom seeds and seedlings to get started right away!
Duration: 4 hours
Location: Creamery Classroom / Lippitt Farmstead garden
Class Fee: Members $30, Non-members $40, Juniors (12-16) $25. Hot frame kit $55.
Requires advance registration, please call (607) 547-1461.
Please wear comfortable and warm clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Bringing gardening gloves is recommended.
About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to soap making and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!