Get Growing! is accepting registrations for the 2011 summer gardening program at Troy Howard Middle School.

Get Growing! is an experiential program open to all students entering grades 6-8 in the fall.

Jon Thurston, THMS Garden Project coordinator oversees the summer program. Explore cool insects and how to keep them in control, the art of organic gardening, plant life and much more in the THMS garden.

Plus, discover inspirational methods of preparing and eating a variety of vegetables and meet people in the community who will share their knowledge about gardening and cooking.

Get Growing! runs Monday and Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program begins June 22 and ends Aug. 4. The fee for the six-week program is $20. Scholarships are available for families needing assistance. Space is limited.

For more information and to register, contact Ellen Sawyer at 338-3320 and The registration deadline is June 20.