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Spotlight: Celebrating 30 Garden Beds at Border Star

Winter is a sleepy time for many gardeners, but here at schoolyard gardens, we’re keeping busy! Along with garden constructions, we’re topping off beds with compost, tilling up compacted soil, and making minor repairs to raised beds. The time in between growing seasons provides us with a great opportunity to do some much-needed schoolyard garden […]

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Olathe Middle School Builds Four Raised Beds to Grow Vegetables Next School Year

Despite this week’s heat, the Schoolyard Gardens team helped teachers and students build 4 raised garden beds at Olathe’s Santa Fe Trail Middle School. The July 11 construction took about an hour thanks to the help of the school’s football team, which took a break from their practice to come help shovel soil. Karla Laffoon, […]