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5 Senses in the Garden

Since joining the Schoolyard Gardens team as an AmeriCorps service member, I’ve had the opportunity to garden with so many curious and hard-working students. We’ve shared in abundant summer harvests, planted fall crops, carefully thinned and weeded garden beds, watered plants with care, and carried armloads of mulch to spread around our plants. Tending our […]

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Spotlight: William Southern Elementary

The after-school garden club at William Southern Elementary has been working hard in the garden this spring! Earlier this season, the group braved the cold weather to plant seed potatoes, arugula, turnips, carrots, and lettuce. Although it was difficult for the kiddos to imagine these veggies sprouting in the frigid soil, we talked about how […]