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How to Harvest Tomatoes

One of my favorite things about summer gardening is all of the tomatoes! Cherry, yellow, large, heirloom, purple, determinate, indeterminate, paste… the varieties seem endless and the flavors are delicious! Need some tips about harvesting and storing tomatoes? Check out this short video. Harvest Highlights: Harvest tomatoes when they start turning red (or orange or […]

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A Look at the Garden from an Ant’s Perspective

Summary: Today’s lesson, An Ant’s Perspective is appropriate for students of any age. Younger children will enjoy pretending to be an ant and exploring the garden, while older students will be able to think more critically about the complexity of taking on a different creature’s perspective. This activity encourages movement and is accessible for students […]

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What’s Eating My Plants?

Have you noticed holes in the leaves of your broccoli, cabbage, kale, and/or collard plants? Are you wondering what could be eating your veggies? The culprits are likely caterpillars! These caterpillars, also known as loopers, are big fans of vegetables in the brassica family (that includes your broccoli, cabbage, kale, collards, brussels sprouts, and cauliflower) […]