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Mounts Botanical Garden Offers Fun & Educational GARDEN-TO-GO for All Ages

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - eTradeWire -- (West Palm Beach, FL – July 9, 2020) Perfect for families seeking fun and educational things to do this summer, Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden is now offering GARDEN-TO-GO, 12 amazing projects and activities for people of all ages.

Available for purchase at the Mounts Gift shop ($20 for members, $25 for nonmembers), each GARDEN-TO-GO package includes a Garden Guide with information and instructions for a dozen different creative learning experiences:

+ Garden Themed Projects: Make a bird feeder, build a bee house (to attract garden pollinators), creative garden markers, how to make a rain gauge, and build a bee bath.

+ Gardening Activities: Indoor potato gardening, kitchen scrap gardening, and creating garden themed snacks.

+ Art Projects: Have fun with sun prints, create leaf print art, make your own plant holder, and create flowers & butterflies with coffee filters.

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"Each GARDEN-TO-GO package includes yarn, a succulent plant, soil, coffee filters and sun-print papers," says Diane Robaina, Youth Program Manager at Mounts. "The remaining project supplies can be easily found around any house. And we encourage all participants to use #mbgardentogo when they post to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, so we share on our pages."

Mounts Botanical Garden is now open to the public 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. The Mounts Gift Shop is located by the entrance on North Military Trail.

In compliance with county, state and public health department recommendations, during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mounts Botanical Garden has safely implemented new Policies and Guidelines. For example:

+ Entrance to Mounts continues to be limited to no more than 100 people at a time.

+ social distancing is required throughout the garden.

+ All picnic tables have been removed.

Visitors to Mounts are strongly encouraged to review the new policies and guidelines at www.Mounts.org/Reopening prior to arrival.

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Admission to Mounts has been reduced to $10 (general); $5 (children 5-12), and free for members.

Two family-friendly and ecology-conscious exhibitions are still in place at Mounts Botanical Garden:

+ Ribbit the Exhibit, which features a collection of larger-than-life frog characters, is expected to remain until mid-July.

+Cutting Corners: A Stickwork Exhibition is a massive, willow sculpture located in the Great Lawn area.

Updated program information about Mounts can be found on the Garden's official website at www.mounts.org.


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GARDEN-TO-GO at Mounts Botanical Garden

Available for Interview:

Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

561.233.1730

rwolberg@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net


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