Minigardens to unlock horticultural creativity

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Prairie Park Nature Center to get participants to unleash their creativity through customizable gardens.

Minigardens provides participants ages four years-old and older with the tools to design and decorate their own miniature gardens. Containers, soil, plants and decorations will be provided to allow participants to put their favorite theme into a miniature garden. Minigardens is 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.

A second opportunity to create Minigardens will be held 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, July 22. Cost is $20 per participant, per session. Children under 13 years-old must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration can be done online at or at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center or the Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.