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Since the children's Square Foot Garden began in 2016 at the Stackhouse Education Center, I've lamented the lack of full day sun in certain parts of the garden. Over the years we've trimmed back a few branches on the giant black oak and adjusted our expectations and made due by growing leafy greens and root vegetables in the areas which get less than 6-8 hours of sunlight. And despite the less than ideal situa...
A Look Back!
Let's Get Growing and Kids Can Cook! Program highlights.
A special look back at the Let's Get Growing! and Kids Can Cook! programs at Reeves-Reed Arboretum.
As all the children's programs wrap up for the season at the Stackhouse Education Center, the gardening and cooking programs have also ended. The sounds of children's laughter, and squeals of sheer...
Why Garlic and Potatoes?
I've been on a quest to master the art of growing garlic, and potatoes are simply fun for children to grow and harvest.
This quest to grow garlic began in 2017, when I planted the first garlic crop, in the Reeves-Reed Arboretum's Square Foot Garden, and harvested dismally tiny garlic bulbs, in the summer of 2018.
The second planting...