It's Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden

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Candlewick Press, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Want to grow what you eat and eat what you grow? Visit this lively, flourishing school-andcommunity garden and be inspired to cultivate your own.

At an elementary school in Santa Fe, the bell rings for recess and kids fly out the door to check what’s happening in their garden. As the seasons turn, everyone has a part to play in making the garden flourish. From choosing and planting seeds in the spring to releasing butterflies in the summer to harvesting in the fall to protecting the beds for the winter. Even the wiggling worms have a job to do in the compost pile! On special afternoons and weekends, neighborhood folks gather to help out and savor the bounty (fresh toppings for homemade pizza, anyone?). Part celebration, part simple how-to, this close-up look at a vibrant garden and its enthusiastic gardeners is blooming with photos that will have readers ready to roll up their sleeves and dig in.
  

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Review: It's Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden

User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

Last year I read this review http://www.nonfictiondetectives.com/2... on the blog The Nonfiction Detectives. From their review I believed that this would be an excellent book for our school since we ... Read full review

Review: It's Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden

User Review  - Mary Ann - Goodreads

Colorful photographs and clear texts chronicles a year in the life of an elementary school garden in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Students help with all types of work, from composting soil to planting seeds ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

George Ancona is an author and photographer who has published more that one hundred books, some of them bilingual. He is known for his exquisite photography and close-up looks at a variety of cultural subjects. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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