Welcome To the DIG it Children's Garden

2022 Schedule   

 

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Winter in the Garden: January 14, 2022

Leaves, Leaves, and More Leaves! We read a story about a winter garden, played in the leaves, made two scarecrows, and enjoyed the beautiful weather playing in the garden.  We had 30 kids!  We also were blessed to have Rouha visit today.  Starbucks supplied cake pops and hot chocolate for today's festivities.

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Kindness: February 11, 2022

Read a book called kindness is a superpower, are snacks from smiths and Victoria sugar shack, made valentines using seeds and played in the dirt.

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Birds in the Garden: March 25, 2022

Birds children's Event.  Today we had about 40 kids.  We read and talked about birds, moved soil to the garden, painted bird houses, met Dora the chicken, and had an egg hung.  Lots of fun.  A big thank you to our volunteers and parents who help make these things happen.

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Planting Day, April 8, 2022

Wow, what a day! We had over 50 kids!  We colored 50 bags for the upcoming appreciation day, we planted our own green bean cups, we ate from ms sweet pea's garden, and read 'Lola plants a garden'.  Today would not have been possible without our amazing volunteers and donations.  Big thanks to Denise, Lori, Musick family, Victoria, Lainey, Jennifer, the Girl Scouts, and Ashley for helping with misc things.  Looks amazing everyone.

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Arbor Day and Tree Planting April 29, 2022

Arbor Day celebration! Big thanks to Neighborhood Forest for our 55 free incense cedars, dominos pizza, master gardeners Leroy, bill, Debbie, and Victoria, Lori Gunnette from MCC and all our families that attended and helped out. We had around 50 kids, they read a story about trees, painted a hand tree, learned about the history of Arbor Day and learned how to plant trees. 

 

See attached Tree planting handout

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Creepy Crawlers May 13, 2022

Creepy crawler compost day. Big thanks to joelle from blm, the Nicholson family, Crista Musick, and Steve for bringing the amazing snakes and reptiles! We had about 60 kids we talked about composting, played with snakes, painted our own snake and added dirt to our compost stew!