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Each month, from September to May, garden club members meet with fourth- and fifth-graders at a local school to teach gardening techniques and flower arranging. These young gardeners have grown lettuce and spinach in an outdoor garden, planted dish and succulent gardens, and made beautiful flower arrangements to take home. All projects are hands-on--albeit, often dirty hands! If you're interested in participating, please contact Debbie Ayres.
All pictures below are courtesy of Jeannette Michelson.
January: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Pesto Anyone? Junior Garden Club Chair Debbie Ayres shows students how to plant basil seeds for later transplant in the spring.
February: Will You Be My Valentine?
March: Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Youth Club mentor Jeannette Michelson and her students with pots of gold--and green!
What's the "craic"? Fun at the Garden Club with volunteer Jennifer Schwab!
Junior Garden Club volunteer Jennifer Schwab distributes carnations.
Junior Garden Club Chair Debbi Ayres shows how it's done!