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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Applications now open for 2012 "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award
Burpee Home Gardens | 1 Comments
 

Calling all school and community gardens! Burpee is now accepting applications for its 2012 “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award. This special program provides vegetables, herbs and other gardening resources to worthy organizations.

Do you have what it takes to win the grand prize? We’re looking for established or start-up gardens that demonstrate....

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Service through gardening
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As September came to a close, Kid Power celebrated the arrival of Autumn by participating in DC Public School’s “School Garden Week.” We had events planned at six of our sites such as a veggie scavenger hunt, making new signs for our gardens and scoping out sites for new gardens. Our students had a fantastic time and their signs and activities were....

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Friday, October 07, 2011

A plentiful summer harvest
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Kid Power's Veggie Time Gardens have flourished yielding thousands of tomatoes, zucchini, watermelons, cantaloupes, beans and basil. Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens we have been able to participate in three Farmer's Markets throughout the summer and will continue to do so through the fall.

As our Summer Time Veggie Time program came to a close, our students were....

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Wednesday, October 05, 2011

This garden visitor has decided to stay
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This 8-legged visitor has decided to stay

This summer we’ve had students, parents and teachers help maintain the garden, which was not an easy task with the extreme heat and dry weather we’ve experienced over the hot summer break. We’ve welcomed people from the neighborhood who stroll through the garden, joggers that pass by on their way to the park,....

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