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Sargent and Downing Gardens & Nursery


Sargent and Downing Gardens & Nursery

This is an educational recreation program which focuses on the areas of Gardening

  This program will also provide the City of Beacon with trees and flowers for its parks and Main Street.

Location: Settlement Camp, 724 Wolcott Avenue (9D), Beacon, NY 12508
Members: 14
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2013

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click on the Friends Page tab and fill out the form.

We are gearing up for our Raise The Roof Country Music Fundraiser Concert

The money raised will be used to buy wood and supplies to raise the roof of the building at the University Settlement Camp where we will be providing children's educational horticulture and environmental programming. We are going to do the repairs ourselves in kind.We plan to have many different types of interesting things going on for the entire Beacon and Hudson Valley communities.

     If you want to make a difference in the community JOIN US that's what we are doing!

For more info call Richie at 845-476-1660


Herbalist talk on 7/16 at sargent & Downing Gardens and Nursery; What do you think is important in education related to horticulture?

  Sat., 7/16, at 10 am. at the University Settlement Camp in the Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery there will be a FREE talk about the medicinal uses of plants in our herb garden. Herbalist…Continue

Started by Richie Cabo Jul 14, 2011.

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Comment by Alejandro Dron on September 13, 2011 at 10:55pm
Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery: A vessel to receive in order to give!
Comment by Richie Cabo on August 3, 2011 at 4:10pm

We are having a fundraiser "Raise The Roof" Country Music Festival and Square dance WRWD STYLE! There will be food and beverages, this October. We are looking for Country music talent for the Beacon Country Idle show. Please contact Richie Cabo at We are raising money to repair the roof for our new home base educational center at the University Settlement Camp. Next year we will begin new great programs for children and the community.THERE WILL ALSO BE A NEW PERMACULTURE EDIBLE FOREST GARDEN. We are accepting donations for the event. Thank you very much


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