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Inspirational Compost! April 3, 2015

Filed under: Environmental Education,Gardening,Inspiration — explorergarden @ 6:35 am

This week was a week to deal with our compost in the school garden:

  • moving a bin — and finding a million mice;
  • aerating the large pile
  • watering the pile
  • writing about everything we saw.

Here are some of the things we wrote about. Compost is very inspirational! Who knew?


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Cleaning Out the Compost, we found…

Filed under: Everything Under the Sun — explorergarden @ 6:21 am

Someone had been throwing household waste on top of the school compost bin, without burying it. You can guess how many mice were living underneath the bin when we moved it to consolidate bins….IMG_3431 IMG_3432 IMG_3433 IMG_3438 IMG_3440


A Flutter, Like a Leaf Falling Sideways —

Filed under: Everything Under the Sun — explorergarden @ 6:17 am



Ladybugs– Guardians of our Sunflower House

Filed under: Everything Under the Sun — explorergarden @ 6:14 am

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Caterpillar in the Sweet Peas

Filed under: Everything Under the Sun — explorergarden @ 6:12 am

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Big Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Filed under: Everything Under the Sun — explorergarden @ 6:09 am

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