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Friday, April 16, 2021

garden

Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Triangle Elementary teacher awarded $2,500 grant for garden

Jacqueline Holmes, a fourth-grade teacher at Triangle Elementary School, has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) Teaching Gardens Network grant program. The program received applications from almost 500 schools nationwide. Triangle, through Holmes’ application, was…
To the plant I killed in three months

To the plant I killed in three months

Sorry, Song of India, but life goes on—probably. Story: Rheya Tanner Dear Tilly, Remember when we first met in the garden section at that Lowe’s? You flaunted your lush, slender leaves at me, vibrant with greens and yellows—the incarnation of…
Celebrating the harvest

Celebrating the harvest

Thanksgiving side dishes hold special memories for someone whose childhood home had a summer garden.   I grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in a house with a huge backyard so my father could have a garden every summer. Unfortunately, I have…
Her passion blooms

Her passion blooms

A stay-at-home mom finds success as an organic gardener and writer of entertaining children’s books about garden adventures.  Dianne Venetta relishes serene early mornings in the 1,000-square-foot garden behind her Leesburg home where she grows Hungarian wax peppers, sweet onions,…
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