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Inspirations from Olivewood Gardens March 6, 2014

Filed under: Environmental Education,Gardening,Gratitude,Inspiration — explorergarden @ 6:58 am

I visited Olivewood Gardens , where I will co-teach a class in Starting and Sustaining Your School Garden on March 15. I am always so inspired by the gardens there and will bring back ideas for our school garden.

Swallowtail caterpillars

Swallowtail caterpillars

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A clever way to support blackberry bushes!

A clever way to support blackberry bushes!

Supports for berry bushes

Supports for berry bushes

Wheat, just beginning to grow strong!

Wheat, just beginning to grow strong!

The hidden world of the garden: A cool display about  insects and beneficial soil microbes

The hidden world of the garden: A cool display about insects and beneficial soil microbes

Young friends under one of many passionfruit arches. I want one of these in our school garden!

Young friends under one of many passionfruit arches. I want one of these in our school garden!

Concentric circles of herbs and strawberries.

Concentric circles of herbs and strawberries.

A tee-pea surrounded by carrots!

A tee-pea surrounded by carrots!

collecting water from the shed roof

collecting water from the shed roof

amaranth

amaranth

Another simple way to support plants

Another simple way to support plants

Tire garden -- we'll use these for our potatoetry garden!

Tire garden — we’ll use these for our potatoetry garden!

Hanging succulent gardens: volunteer Alissa Aldous helped last year's second graders make these to put on our own shed.

Hanging succulent gardens:
volunteer Alissa Aldous helped last year’s second graders make these to put on our own shed.

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2 Responses to “Inspirations from Olivewood Gardens”

  1. The Editors of Garden Variety Says:

    Lovely garden and beautiful pictures.


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