We are very excited to share with you the introduction of the Grow Box. The Grow Box is a subscription box program that delivers garden fun for families right to their door. The Grow Box gives youth and their families the opportunity to explore their backyard or the natural spaces near them with guided activities designed to develop their science skills. You’ll grow plants together, search for seeds, observe pollinators, and get creative with the hands-on activities in each box.
The Grow Box will be delivered to your door packed with engaging, hands-on activities for your family. Inside you’ll find plants or seeds, tools for outdoor exploring, an activity book packed full of information including plant profiles from the JC Raulston Arboretum’s gardens and fun garden games, and a garden journal to document your garden adventures.
The September/October box is on fall gardening, seed saving, strawberries and more. The box contains the materials for the project, a "magazine" with hands-on activity instructions, a 4-H postcard, plant notebook and all supplemented by some online resources.
Only 50 boxes will be delivered each month across the state so order yours soon! Read more here.