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Browsing Archive: April, 2014

The New "Slope" Garden

Posted by elden sandy on Sunday, April 20, 2014,
In April, after the other garden beds were planted, the Garden Club planted a new garden which replaced a mostly-dead lawn on the slope at the west end of the school building. Gardening here is an experiment because the garden only has direct sun between mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Twelve students prepared the soil and planted 21 patty-pan squash seedlings, as well as seeds for cucumber, pumpkin and watermelon. Then Mr. Sandy installed a drip irrigation system for watering the plants.This ...
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Spring Planting

Posted by elden sandy on Sunday, April 20, 2014,
We've had a warmer than normal February and March in Camarillo with a few days above 80 degrees. During March, all classes kinder through grade 5 came to the garden so that students could have a science lesson on planting and caring for a garden. As part of the garden experience students planted seeds or seedlings in the garden. The pictures (courtesy of Mrs Vander Linden, grade 5 teacher) show Mr. Sandy with the grade 5 students in the garden on March 5.



Preparing Callie and Taylor who will ...
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