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Holiday Wreathmaking Hikes & Workshops

Greensgathering Hike & Wreathmaking

Sun Dec 3 12:45-1:45 greengathering (optional) 2-4 wreathmaking

Two options. Come at 12:45 if you want to collect your own greens and cones.  Or come at 2 if you just want to make a wreath without hiking.

On the hike you can gather evergreens: Eastern hemlock, white pine and mountain laurel plus pine cones and winter berries (season permitting).  Return to Brown Lane barn and enjoy tea and cookies while you learn to fashion a lovely, long lasting holiday wreath.  Everyone leaves with a beauty!!  Makes a wonderful gift for someone else too!  Bring your own clippers if you have them. We’ll supply the wreath rings and wire.  Register online. $25/$22 members. Register online at

Green Cleaning Basket of Products

Sun Dec 3 10 am or 1 pm  Labelle Winery Rt. 101 Amherst NH

This workshop will teach you how to make non-toxic, natural cleaning products. You can make 4 items and create a gift basket for someone. Take home the recipes and make a whole bunch more as gifts for all your friends and family. These non-toxic products will include: Super Duper all-purpose cleaning spray, eco glass cleaner, non-abrasive bathroom scrub, and foaming hand soap all scented with your favorite essential oil. (Using products that really clean and which smell nice to you makes cleaning a happier experience). $25 pp. Herbalist Rivka Schwartz will explain the health benefits of the various essential oils. There will be wine tastings plus the café and gift shop are open also.  Register for the session you want at

Local Wildflower Bloom Book by Joan Bonnette $10

Wednesdays 9-11 am   

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers.  Join the knowledgeable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks.  Walks take place each Wednesday through June 24th.
Free for members of BBA /$5 donation for non members.  Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead.  603-465-7787.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.


Off the Couch and Into Nature!

June 8, 2013

9-Noon. Free!

Keyes Memorial Park Elm Street Milford NH

NH Children in Nature Network.

Please join us for a morning of simple, hands on activities inspired by nature. Children and families will have opportunities to engage with fields, streams and forests through fun nature based exploration and experimentation. Pediatrician Dr. Andrew Jones will be on hand to speak with parents. Come prepared to be outdoors with water, snack, sunscreen & bug spray. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate!
Pre-Register now at