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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Our school garden is sprouting more than just veggies!
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West End Middle School School Garden

Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens and the “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award, West End IB World School students, teachers and parents had another successful gardening season!

This past April, students planted a variety of tomatoes, eggplant, okra, green beans, zucchini, wat....

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Tagged: harvest kids maintenance planting vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’



Tuesday, May 01, 2012

‘Sustainable Chili’ wins 2nd place
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West End IB World School Garden Club entered the Chili Cook Off contest

West End IB World School is not only in the garden but in the kitchen, too! The Garden Club formed the team “Kids in the Garden” and entered the school’s third annual Chili Cook Off in an effort to raise money for the Outdoor Classroom and Garden Project.

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Tagged: herbs kids recipes sharing sustainable varieties vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Eating Well



Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Fertile soil is important to our garden
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A few weeks ago we got shovels then we started digging in one of our garden beds. We love to be outside digging. Then we put the dirt into a wheelbarrow and dumped it in a pile in a quiet spot back by some bushes. Then we sprinkled cornmeal on top of the dirt.

Next, we found a lot of worms in our garden bed and added them to the dirt pile. We put a hay bale on top of the dirt and the worms to make a worm farm. Before we put the hay bale on top, our teacher soaked it in some rainwater....

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Students learn to garden and blog!
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The West End Garden Club loves to DIG!

We are the West End Garden Club. It’s raining now so we decided to blog since we can’t go outside to the garden. In our garden, we have tomatoes, basil, cabbage, collard greens and okra, and a lot of other vegetables.

So far, our favorite thing to do in the garden is DIG! We also like watching the garden grow....

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Growing a community
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We have truly enjoyed our school garden and the wonderfully fresh and flavorful vegetables and herbs it has produced! Shortly after the start of the new school year, we held a family picnic. Everyone was asked to bring a dish.

With the help of our resident gardener, mom, and chef extraordinaire, Melissa Hall, the Garden Club made a tasty recipe to share:
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Tagged: basil community harvest herbs kids nutrition party recipes sharing tomatoes vegetables youth gardens in ‘I Can Grow’ Eating Well Gardening News Social Gardening



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