Green Thumbs Camp, June 2015

What a week!  Our small but sweet group did a lot of garden work, found plenty of time to play, and made detailed garden journal entires, seed bombs, beautiful painted pots, and delicious snacks along the way.  Check out some images from the week:

Many hands make light work when it comes to moving a big pile of compost.

Many hands make light work when it comes to moving a big pile of compost.

A lovely visit to Philo Ridge Farm.  How lucky to have our school so close to a farm (see it across the road?).

A lovely visit to Philo Ridge Farm. How lucky to have our school so close to a farm (see the school across the road?).

After calculating how much pig food we needed and weighing it out using a scale, we're off to feed the pigs!

After calculating how much pig food we needed and weighing it out using a scale, we’re off to feed the pigs!

Examining pig slop.

Examining pig slop.

It's good to water plants, but it's especially fun to water campers.

It’s good to water plants, but it’s especially fun to water campers.

"Green!"

“Green!”

"Thumbs!"

“Thumbs!”

Want to learn more about gardening with children?  Check out these Tips for Gardening with Kids and this post about the importance of spending time outside.

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