March 2011 Garden Discovery Day





Garden Discovery Day included soil pH testing, gardening clinics, children's activities and our popular 10-minute University presentations


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Sherry and Frank set up for the day It was a cool and rainy NW day
Maryanne serves hot coffee on a cool day Snacks were welcome by the younger set
Louise and Kris at the children's table The children's activities were very popular this year
the childrens table with Louise Future gardener poses for the camera
Kris helps a future gardener with the seeds sorting Louise explains the seed sorting activity
3 year old Jaqueline learns to plant a seed tiny fingers planting tiny seeds
Children planted sunflowers, corn and future gardener or future artist?
Several displays were available for viewing Children and parents loved the bug displays
Laura Eyer gave a talks on compost and worm bins volunteer recruit shows the results of the worm bin
Jane gave talks on veggies and berries Holly was the herb and leafy vegetables expert
Sherry's demos the digging fork The talk was standing room only for Raised Bed Gardening
Frank introduces Weston for his veggie garden talks Weston's tools of the trade
pH soil testing volunteers explain the results to clients Susan awaits customers in pH soil testing
Sharon explains how to calibrate a soil thermometer Saundra answered questions for visitors as they came in



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