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I went to the feed store. Because I’m living out this fantasy of being some sort of a farmer. Small scale, doable garden teacher farmer. Define that. Anywho, I went in search of pine straw, elusive pine straw to mulch … Continue reading
Yesterday, we made ants on a log with celery, sunbutter and raisins. Delish. And then we planted the base of the celery in our garden beds. The kids are fascinated by kitchen gardening. We determined what would and would not … Continue reading
Our school has a wildflower patch along the front entryway. We planted it a few years ago with the help of the Florida Wildflower Association. It’s zero maintenance, drought tolerant, awesome for beneficials and eye-catching. After all of the bad … Continue reading
Our middle school garden class harvested heads of lettuce today and made themselves salads. We added baby Swiss chard and celery that was ripe for the picking from the beds. For an interesting twist, I brought in homegrown edible nasturtiums. … Continue reading
We’re off to the Lake Mary Farmers’ Market to sell flowers and veggies from our school garden. My monkeys wanted to know why there were flowers in the fridge 🙂 To keep ’em fresh, silly.
In garden club today, we set up a full-on outdoor classroom. Our school garden is a work-in-progress, it was started last year and operates on a shoestring budget. Usually, we walk out on Wednesday afternoon to our two raised beds … Continue reading