Winter Strategies for the School or Home Garden

September 6th, 2016

By Paul Pagoda, “Farmer” Paul, School Garden Educator at Colfax K- 8 and the Montessori School A pretty big obstacle we face in designing school gardens is that the students are away on summer break during what some might call our peak growing season of June-August. This challenge led us to choose certain crops and gardening methods to extend our school… Read More »

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A Big THANK YOU to our Summer Care Volunteers!

August 22nd, 2016

While it may seem that our school gardens are quiet as the kids enjoying their summer vacations, they are truly teeming with activity: plants standing tall at the height of their growing season, busy bees and butterflies pollinating our flowers, and most importantly, our Summer Garden Care volunteers spending their time weeding and watering the garden in exchange for fresh… Read More »

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