Posts by Catrina Estrada

20th Street Gardeners learn about Seeds and Bees

The gardeners at 20th Street had a lesson on seed anatomy. We harvested some bean pods and opened them up to inspect and discuss what we learned in our lesson, like finding the embryo and trying to “squish” the bean with our fingers. Then we planted some seeds and are excited to see if they…

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Garden Activities at Alta Loma!

The gardeners at Alta Loma Elementary learned about soil types and what makes healthy soil. In small groups, they rotated to different soil stations to better understand the types of soil from the lesson. They all dug into the soil, made clay “playdough” and let sand fall through their fingers. The last station for every…

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