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Lovelander

Location:  Loveland,, CO

Day Job:  Childcare

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Cucumbers, Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Cats, Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Children need to know where and how thier food comes to them, we do what we can!

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  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: Lovelander on June 29th, 2010 at 05:26 pm

    Good for you! We also need great teachers who know what the priorities should be! There is a school nearby that has not only started their gardens, but are doing the worm farm thing too. They are recycling the lunchroom waste and have generated several hundred pounds of great compost! Keep up the great work! WE have been teaching for nearly 50 years now, so if there is anything we can help you with, don't hesitate to ask!

 
  • Posted by: rgarr734 on June 28th, 2010 at 03:46 pm

    I agree, I am working on my degree in elem. education, and children need to know about gardening, it also helps in hands on learning whn they are able to grow their own veg. we did beans and squash at the school, we also hatched chicks for a class assignment

 
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