Healthy Yards Earth Day Festival 4/26/20

Sunday, April 26, 2020
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Bedford Hills Train Station

RAIN OR SHINE!

Join us for music, food, family-fun, supplies, and info to help you to have a HEALTHY YARD this year, including:

  • Plant and Seed Swap
  • Free Pollinator Plants
  • Make Origami plant pots and seed for wildlife
  • Info on Landscaping Without Chemicals
  • See Live Animals
  • Composting Tutorials
  • Kids activities
  • Learn about Gardening for Pollinators
  • Become an iNaturalist Data Collector
  • Food from local vendors
  • Visit tables of local organizations and businesses who offer pollinator friendly services and others!
  • Rain or Shine!
Music from Annie and the Natural Wonder Band!
     
Chemical-Free Lawns Learn about how to have a healthy lawn without chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Take the No-Pesticide Pledge
with the Great Healthy Yard Project
Learn how a pesticide-free and chemical-free lawn will protect our drinking water and our health.
Composting and Leaves
with
Bedford 2020 and
Leave Leaves Alone
Sign up for Community Compost or learn the tips and tricks of composting at home and leaf mulching.
Native Plants vs. Invasives
with the Native Plant Center
What are invasive species? Why are natives better? For a healthy yard, you’ll want to know!

Plant and Seed Swap

Swap and share with your
neighbors! 

Click here for more info.

Seasoned gardeners,
try something new!
And offer some of your
“extra” to others.

Beginners,
come by and we can
help you get started
with healthy yard-friendly
seeds and plants.

Click here to learn more about what plants and seeds to bring and how to bring them.

How to Talk
to Your Landscaper
Get tips from professional landscapers on how to communicate better practices to your landscaper.
Branch Out!
with the Bedford Garden Club
Trees are natural pollution-control devices. We will have info about trees and FREE saplings available for you to take home and plant.
Vendor
and Organization
Tables
Nurseries, landscapers, and organizations who can help you have a healthy yard!

This is a zero waste event, please do not bring non-recyclable or compostable items and recycle or compost all refuse.

Click here to learn more about Healthy Yards