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Easter Eggs

With cool wet weather, topped with scattered flurries, it’s hard to imagine that Easter is in two days!  We felted Easter Eggs this week after school.  This project turned out to be a great way for our mixed-age group to make … Continue reading

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Winter & Valentine’s Crafts

Well, we just lost what little snow we had.  Our first week of February’s forecast is full of highs above freezing.  If we can’t play in the snow, we might as well pretend it’s cold out and do some cozy … Continue reading

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Felting Acorns in November

Sometimes, it truly makes sense to re-post a blog entry from the same time last year.  There is beauty to seasonal rhythms, and activities that were perfect in November a year ago are likely just right this November too.  Felting in … Continue reading

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Seeds!

Seeds surround us as we transition from summer to winter.  For gardeners, this means that it’s the perfect time to save seeds to plant next year.   Try letting some of your leafy vegetables, like lettuce and cilantro, flower and make … Continue reading

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In Appreciation of Forests

This past weekend I took some time to browse through past blog entries.  I noticed certain seasonal rituals and appreciations repeat themselves year after year.  Every fall, right about now, I renew my love of the forest and trees. As … Continue reading

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Green Thumbs Camp: August 2015

When it comes to summer camp, pictures speak better than words.  The photos below illustrate our wonderful week in the Charlotte Central School gardens and an amazing field trip to Philo Ridge Farm right across the street from the school. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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