Learning From More Than Books

school-garden-signThe children whose school garden this is have been learning something more than reading and writing. Yesterday, thanks to a friend, I was able to visit and see school-garden-pumpkinwhat they’ve been growing in a beautiful garden, which is now somewhat past its prime, but still producing

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school-garden-flowersas well as lessons. The plant below, I’m informed, is okra

okraand this next is a pumpkin blossom. This garden obviously wants to keep on going.

pumpkin-blossomAfter that pleasant visit, I went on over to Whole Foods for some provisioning of my own and found that they were into the school garden spirit too.

whole-foods-garden-icon-thrand had some lovely produce of their own to display.

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I was glad for all of it, and for these flowers too.

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