The school year ended on Friday, Jun 6. This spring teachers brought their classes, grades kinder through 5, to the garden for a one-hour introduction to gardening and the experience of planting seeds or seedlings. Late in the school year, the grade 5 class returned to the garden to harvest the beets and beans that had grown from the seeds that they had planted earlier.  Almost all of the seeds planted by grade 5 grew. We attributed this to the PVC pipe collars around the beans and the sheer ...
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