The Mary C. Moore Public Library is participating in Earth Day this Saturday, April 22. They a list great activities planned out to help you begin the garden of your dreams. If you’re not very much of a green thumb, local experts will also be available to give you some advice as well. 

“We’re just trying to do out best to promote growth and help the bees,” said Christina Petrisor, Head Librarian. 

The Mary C. Moore Public Library will be offering four events this Saturday including:

  • 10-11am Kid’s Earth Day Actvities with Miss Mary (ages 3-5)
  • 10-12pm Seed Starting Workshop with Carol Spencer including info and hands-on experience ($5 for Individual, $10 for family)
  • 10-4pm Lacombe and District Garden Club Seed Library Launch 
  • 1-4PM Earth Day Crafts and Activities for Families 

Petrisor says there is lots of great knowledge to soak in from their local green thumb, Carol Spencer. 

“I would consider her a local expert and on Saturday in our brand-new Kinsman Room in the LMC (Lacombe Memorial Centre), 10:00 AM to noon seed starting workshop with Carol. If you do not know her, I encourage you to come out and meet her. She has got extensive experience in gardening and well as trees and arbory,” she explained. 

She adds that you don’t need to bring your own seeds to the seed starting workshop. 

Throughout the summer months anyone with extra seeds from their garden is welcome to donate them to the library’s seed collection.

“Anybody who would like to come out and get seats so that they can get them started at home or however they're doing it, whether they're doing it outside this early, please stop by. We're very grateful to the Lacombe and District Garden Club for partnering with us this year. We've also had Hannah’s Seeds make a donation to us as well for our seed bank, and we're receiving donations as well as you can drop off donations,” explained Petrisor.

Anyone is welcome to attend the events at the Mary C. Moore Public Library which is located in the Lacombe Memorial Centre.