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The Grizzly Garden at the Galloway Township Middle School

The Grizzly Garden, at the Galloway Township Middle School is in full bloom. The students in Mrs. Kerrigan’s class have constructed six new beds, adding an additional 176 square feet of planting space onto this years garden. 2013 Grizzly Garden 2014 Grizzly Garden Mrs. Junker, our vice principal helps to fill a new garden bed. The G.T.M.S. Garden Club planted a Granny Smith apple

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Ocean City Has Garden Fever!

Students at Ocean City Intermediate School have spring garden fever!!! To get ready for planting, students made various seeds tapes by reading the packaging instructions and measuring the distance for each individual seed or grouping of seeds to be placed on the toilet paper. Other students were busy caring for potato plants they started in class from just a piece of the potato and

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Venice Park Preschool: A Little School with a Big Green Thumb

The school garden at Venice Park School is finally underway! With the cold and snowy conditions, planting our cold weather seeds was delayed until April 7th (the past two years we planted in mid-March!). In order to prepare our garden boxes, the students helped the teachers dump in and till the new soil with rakes and tie string to separate the square feet. The

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What’s “Growing” On Absecon Marsh School Garden??

At the H.A. Marsh School in Absecon, NJ, we have been busy getting our garden ready for the spring and summer seasons. We have planted seeds, cleaned out the garden, turned over the compost bin, started a garden club and planted some cool weather crops. We are all very excited about the garden and how it teaches us that when we work together we

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