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3rd Grade Visit- Worm Towers! More Adult Volunteers Needed

On a beautiful warm South Florida day about one hundred 3rd graders from Tedder elementary came bouncing through the gates to enjoy over an hour’s worth of learning and fun at the Garden and Fruit Forest. As you can see … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Rick Don Coffey

UPDATE: Memorial Service for Rick at Parkway United Methodist Church (site of the garden as well) on Tuesday, April 13th at 7PM Rick Don Coffey was killed in an accident on Friday April 2, 2010 while riding his bike at … Continue reading

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Black Hen has arrived

Old fashioned Black Hen organic fertilizer (otherwise known as dried chicken poo)– Good for fruit trees now that warm weather is sort of here.– Old time farmers would probably scratch their heads and say, “You had to buy this stuff?”

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Tedder Elementary Field Trip 3/23/10

On a gorgeous Tuesday morning almost 100 2nd graders ambled the few blocks from their school to the garden to follow up on last year’s visit and learn new things as well. This visit included Sunflower circle revisit with new … Continue reading

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Green Beans for Pantry- Workshop for the Community

Check out what’s starting to grow like crazy in the food pantry plots, green beans! Tasty local organic green beans for hungry folks who visit the Saturday food pantry. As a point of comparison check out similar items at a … Continue reading

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Great sunny workday on Saturday

Thank you marvelous volunteers! What a great day of projects and sunshine at the garden! Remember the work list? Everything got accomplished: 1) The new Food Pantry plot was dug and de-rocked (2 bins of rocks!) 2) Banana circles got … Continue reading

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