Did you know that a garden can be Jewish?
Join us on Thursday, November 18th at 7:00 pm as Rabbi Michael Birnholz enlightens us at this virtual event from his Biblical Gardens in Temple Beth Shalom in Vero Beach. A biblical garden is a cultivated collection of plants that are named in the Bible. Some biblical gardens are even designed to tell stories from the Bible including how people lived in Biblical times. The gardens on Temple Beth Shalom host all seven varieties of plants listed in Deuteronomy 8: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, dates, and olives. Rabbi Birnholz has expanded the gardens to add the spiral-shaped Five Senses Garden, the Chicken Soup Garden, and the flower-shaped Pollinator Garden, among others.
Rabbi Birnholz holds the title of “Master Gardener” attained from the University of Florida. Rabbi Birnholz is knowledgeable and entertaining about tying everyday events, such as gardening, to Jewish values, culture, history, and celebration. He has a multitude of stories to share, as well as his gardens.
After the talk, you will get a chance to try out your green thumb by planting your own mini–Jewish Garden! All registered participants will receive a bag containing mini pots, potting soil, and seeds. You will be sent directions on how/when/where to pick up these bags after registration.
Cost is $18. Register now!