Few words today. The gardens are coming to life. and they are beautiful. Pictures don’t do them justice. Next time you are by Topsham Public Library, take a few minutes and enjoy.
Posts Categorized: Garden Programs
Guest Blogger Keith Spiro and Tai Chi at Topsham Public Library
As part of the summer reading program at Topsham Public Library, Tai Chi was offered on Saturday morning July 1 and July 8. Library Champion (and Official Photographer), Keith Spiro was one of the participants and he has written this week’s blog about his experience. Thank you, Keith! With soft meditative music in the background,… Read more »
Do You Enjoy Tea?
The garden volunteers are at it again! There are bags of library-grown tea available for free to our patrons! Check out the basket next to our suggestions box! The following information is provided by Eli Arlen, a garden volunteer. Most of the plants are perennial, so you can grow and harvest your own tea year… Read more »
Our Garden is Yielding Results!
Below is an update by Jim Demosthenes about the gardens at Topsham Public Library. The gardens are maintained by a talented group of volunteers. Our demonstration gardens behind the library are producing vegetables to help support food security needs in our community. Last October seed garlic was planted on the keyhole garden, a round mounded garden… Read more »
Garden Work Day May 28th, 2015 @ 1 to 4 PM
Sorry about the last minute announcement, but… Tomorrow afternoon, Thursday May 28, from 1 to 4 we’ll be having a work session in the TPL gardens. We’ll be concentrating on prepping the Edible Forest Garden. For that task, in addition to helping hands and strong backs, we could use 1. Compostable organic material that you… Read more »
Celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor weekend with us!
Bring your family to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature this winter right here at the Topsham Public Library… Saturday, February 14th-16th is the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and we are hosting two events on Saturday the 15th: From 9:15 on will be a hands-on exploration and identification of the trees along the library’s… Read more »
Nature Journaling Photos and Resources
Here’s a glimpse of our Intro to Nature Journaling workshop held this past Saturday: Micro-worlds were unveiled, often overlooked details noticed with new eyes and excitement, and maybe even a new species of spider discovered! Thank you to all who joined us. What a perfect it day it was to be out exploring the gardens!… Read more »
A Great Day and Another Coming Up…
Last month the Topsham Public Library Garden Committee hosted a Garden open-house and what a lovely day it was! The weather was perfect, volunteers were hard at work, children played, laughed and made some nature crafts and we even made a few new friends. We call that a success! Thank you to all… Read more »
It’s Getting Greener!
Have you noticed? It’s greening up outside and it’s beautiful! Go ahead… While you’re at the library, take a stroll around our gardens. There are some lovely flowers blooming and all sorts of new growth. And speaking of new growth, have you ever noticed how many different shades of green there are? The… Read more »
Lately we have been reading lots of garden-related stories: Seedfolks, Rose’s Garden, Plant a Kiss, and more. But these stories are not just about planting gardens. They are about so much more, like planting seeds of hope for a future filled with beauty. About the power of nature. About how simple gestures bloom into something… Read more »