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Watch us grow - First graders explore gardening

 

October 4, 2018

Sheila Devins

The first graders are happy harvesters with their crop of tomatoes.

SEELEY LAKE - Some of the youngest students at Seeley Lake Elementary have been some of the most successful gardeners. For the past four years Seeley Lake kindergartners have planted vegetables in planters in the courtyard of the school, then harvested them as first graders.

The first year they actually started as pre-kindergartners, working with teacher Sheila Devins moving rock and soil from outside into courtyard planters that maintenance man John Devins built. Then they planted carrots that they harvested the following fall when they started kindergarten. As kindergartners they were ec...



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