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Native Plants for Garden Week: Plant a Pocket of Prairie

When we think of gardening with children, the first thing that comes to mind is often vegetable or kitchen gardening. Have you ever considered wildlife gardening? It is a whole new way to enrich your children’s lives. In this vein, … Continue reading

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Garden Week: Exploring Decomposition with Rotten Pumpkin

In our increasingly sterile and antibiotic-filled world, it is easy to forget the importance of microorganisms and the process of decomposition to soil quality. The picture book Rotten Pumpkin: A Rotten Tale in 15 Voices by David M. Schwartz and … Continue reading

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Please Join Us for Children’s Garden Week

Are you pining for spring? Leafing through garden catalogs? Then join us this for children’s garden week this Monday, February 24, 2014 – Friday. February 28, 2014! Inspired by some new children’s books and and urge to plant some seeds, … Continue reading

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