White Memorial changing in September
We never stopped growing food and working in the garden over summer vacation. We even had some parents come to some classes over the summer. The parents learned why we do no-till in the garden, weeded, and fixed up the beds. They learned about and how to sheet mulch with cardboard and mulch, and planted blue corn. They were also amazed when they learned about the anatomy of a flower! It was a wonderful summer with them and our summer kids!
Now in September, we are back to our regular after school garden classes!
So far, the members have enjoyed lots of sorrel! They learned about seasons, made native seed bombs, and even helped the garden with some weeding! We have also been slowly harvesting some of the blue corn that was planted by the parents. As the cooler season starts to come in, we are also slowly taking out the warm season veggies. Once everything is taken out, we will be working on a good sheet mulching once again!
Getting Seedlings planted in the garden.
Mother and son watering the seedlings
Before sheet mulching.
After…mulch on top!
The first harvest of the blue corn. These ones didn’t come out so blue.
Enjoying the sorrel!
Native Seed Bombs in the making!
Learning about cool and warm season plants.
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