City Crop Planting Day | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 26 October 2014


Become a City Corn Crop Farmer!

Children are invited to be the farmers – planting and harvesting the crop, getting hands-on in the garden and discovering the joy of growing fresh, healthy food.

The 2014 City Crop is an heirloom True Gold sweet corn!

During the day children will come along to a one hour session where they will plant a True Gold heirloom corn seed in the City Crop.  Seeds are provided on the day.  When they have finished planting their seed, the children can help The Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide to create the scarecrows who will be watching over the crop.

Bookings close Thursday 23 October 2014 – click here to book.

If you haven’t already, sign up to the City Crop e-Newsletter and visit the City Crop blog where you will find all the corn information, facts, tricks and techniques required to become a City Corn Crop farmer in the Adelaide Botanic Garden or at home. Click here for details.

This event is proudly supported by ElectraNet and the Diggers Club. The Botanic Gardens of South Australia and the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA have connected people with plants and agriculture for 175 years.  This event is a celebration of their shared history.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Botanic Gardens of South Australia website.

What:  City Corn Crop – Planting Day

When:  Sunday 26 October 2014  |  10am – 4pm

Where:  Adelaide Botanic Garden | City Crop – M20 on the Visitor Map, North Terrace, Adelaide

Who:  All Ages

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