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First Graders Whack the Weeds and Dig into Soil October 25, 2010

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Ms. Schultz’s first graders found out there’s a little “un-growing” to do before they can start growing their vegetable gardens. After a first session finding the wonderful critters and plants that live in the garden in a scavenger hunt, last week the gardeners began exploring what is already growing in their plot — and pulling it out. Weeds, weeds, and more weeds needed to vamoose before vegetable seeds could find a friendly home. So, out with the weeds! And next time, in with the seeds!