Soil testing at Gardner!

Students at Gardner last week learned about the 4 parts of soil, as well as the 4 parts of “loam”

4 parts of soil

4 parts of loam

4 parts of loam

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They then were able to test the soil themselves.

 

The garden is growing beautifully. We planted onion seedlings, as well as peppers and summer squash. Next week we will get our pumpkins in the ground, in hopes that they will be ready by Halloween!

snacking on nasturtium filled with avocado and lemon juice

snacking on nasturtium filled with avocado and lemon juice

 

Ms.Thomas talking with students about soil make-up

Ms.Thomas talking with students about soil make-up

Our soil tests have to sit and rest before we measure out the sand,silt,and clay

Our soil tests have to sit and rest before we measure out the sand,silt,and clay

nasturtium keeping our garden safe from foes

nasturtium keeping our garden safe from foes

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