By Karen Dewhirst
Museum Experience Manager – Science/Exhibits
When the opportunity arose to add another rooftop teaching garden at the Creative Discovery Museum, I wanted to do something unusual. Of course, milk crates came to mind! I had seen them used on a cooking show to create a rooftop garden and tucked the idea away. Milk crates are light, easily available in large quantities, portable, inexpensive and stackable. You can create your own milk crate garden to suit any space you have available. Continue reading →
By Liza Blair
I love this time of year. The weather is warm; the days are sunny and bright; flowers are blooming; it’s a wonderful time for outdoor play and exploring nature. And, it’s the ideal time to plant a garden.
A few weeks ago, my kids helped me build our raised garden beds. My daughter held the boards while my son drilled in the screws. Once we were finished, it was time to dig out the sod and add new so Continue reading →