Register for several events

Create a Fairy or Gnome Garden

Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center | directions

Build and take home your own fairy garden, house and fairy/gnome. You can also help plant the fairy garden in the Edible Classroom.

Materials, plants and containers are provided.

Open to all ages. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Taught by Jen Kardos with Backyard Abundance. 


Recreation Center Edible Classroom Plants

The class is held in the Edible Classroom at the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center.  


The fee for the class is $15.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website.

Please register soon: the class is limited to 15 people and is likely to fill up fast.

What to Bring

Fairy GardenPlease wear clothes that can get a little dirty.

Growing Hope Event Series

This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.

Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.

Sponsors and Partners

Recreation Center Edible Classroom StudentsThank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationIowa Department of AgricultureACE Mentor ProgramUniversity of Iowa Community Credit UnionBeisser LumberField to FamilyHy-VeeHills BankKing's MaterialNew Pioneer