Atwater Elementary Check-In

Atwater Elementary Check-In

I visited my new school garden at Atwater Elementary for the first time.

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I was impressed by how well maintained it seemed to be. The herbs and trees were thriving! Some vegetables took a hit with the summer heat, but I’m confident we can get it looking beautiful before classes start.

Time to start pulling weeds and puttin’ in seedlings!

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This friendly scarecrow is so retro at this point, he might be in style again.

Needless to say, I’m excited to get started at Atwater Elementary!

Until next time,

-Ranger Natalie

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