Archive | November, 2018

Save the Date: Sachet-Making Workshop Saturday, 12.8, 4:00 to 5:30pm

15 Nov

1452645378698-e1540043846408[1]We’re upcycling garden plants and flowers to make holiday gifts!

Join us to use home-grown CVEarthlab lavender, lemon verbena, mountain mint and other dried aromatic herbs to make sachets.

Sachet-Making Workshop

When: Saturday December 8th, 4pm to 5:30pm

Where: CV Community Room at 230 Jay Street

A $3. suggested donation is requested for each sachet.  The fee covers material for one small cotton bag; proceeds will go to 2019 garden materials.

Due to limited supplies, RSVPs to are required by Thursday 12.6.  Please include the total number of participants and total number of sachets you’d like to make.*


*Depending on the response, we may be able to accommodate those who cannot attend the 4pm-  5:30pm workshop but want to collect materials and make sachets at home.  Please send a note to if you’re interested in this potential option.

Thank you!

Related: Get-Ready for a Home-Grown Herb Sachet Project!



Workday Starts at 2:30 pm Today!

10 Nov

We’re winterizing the garden this afternoon. RSVPs to are appreciated.

Many hands make light work.

Hope to see you outside.

2:30 This Saturday: Winterize the Garden!

8 Nov

Please join us to help winterize the garden on the Saturday afternoon.

We’ll clean up and close up the raised vegetable beds and containers to prep the space for winter. We will also be planting garlic to harvest next summer!  All pots that remain will be removed.

Time: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Date: Sat 11.10

You’ll need garden gloves or work glovesas well as sturdy shoes and clothes that you can get dirty. RSVP to There will be kid-friendly tasks, such as pulling weeds and planting cover crops and garlic–but any child who attends should be supervised, as there will be hardware wire, clippers, and other sharp objects around.
Thank you! —Shari, Judith, Sandy + Denise CVEarthlab’s core group

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3pm Today: Harvest Herbs for Holiday Gift Sachets

4 Nov


Rake & Bag Leaves at 10am Today

4 Nov

Benji and I will be bagging leaves for mulching/ winterizing garden from 10am to 1030am. Please join us on this beautiful morning!


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