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What’s Growing in the Garden?

In summer, the Garden comes alive: Popping colors and verdant greens, busily buzzing bees, and birds twittering in the treetops. Some of these sights persist year-round; others come only once a year.  We asked Jason McClevish, ICG’s dedicated Playful Nature Explorers teacher and Facilities Manager,


Fresh & Local: Friday Farmstand with the Maples

The Maples Farmstand is open to the public for shopping every Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM. Treat yourself to freshly baked cookies and bread (with vegan options!), refreshing lemonade, and unique handcrafted items like tie-dyed bandannas and washcloths, candles, and herb bundles. And

Meet Weikai: A short story of nature play at work

by Grace Heath Weikai’s love for the garden was infectious and when his family learned they were moving this past May, they expressed that one of the hardest parts for Weikai would be leaving the garden. In the fall of 2021, ICG restarted After School

International Mud Day 2022 Recap

2022 has been an exciting year for Ithaca Children’s Garden, and the return of our community events is one of the best parts! And what a turnout there was for International Mud Day! From near and far you joined us to celebrate International Mud Day