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Tucson’s Birthday Family Activity

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

| $3 - $4

Create seed balls using a mix of Old Town Tucson Wildflower Seeds. Each participant will learn how to make 5 seed balls to take home.

 

Seed balls are ideal for Tucson’s arid climate.  All the nutrients needed to grow are inside the ball. The clay/soil mixture surrounding the seeds protects them from drying out, blowing away, or being eaten by birds. When the monsoons come, rains “melt” the seed balls, letting the seeds grow into beautiful wildflowers, like the ones growing in the early days of Tucson.  Let your seed balls dry in the sun for a couple of days. You can scatter them now, or wait until spring. 


Details

Date:
August 19
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$3 - $4
Website:
http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/event/tucsons-birthday-family-activity/

Venue

Arizona History Museum
949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tucson, AZ United States

Organizer

Mary Ann Ruelas
Phone:
(520)617-1154
Email:
maruelas@azhs.gov
Website:
arizonahistoricalsociety.org