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Lake View Garden Update 5/28/18

Week of 5/28/2018 This week we started to close down the Lake View garden. We pulled out all of the flower beds on the ground. These boxes contained strawberries and green beans. During the student's lunch, they helped us weed the boxes and then got to take home a strawberry plant from those same boxes.

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Lake View Garden Update 5/14/2018

Spring has sprung! The new plants in the garden are growing wonderfully, but along with all that new growth is also the growth of weeds. There will always be more weeding to do in a garden than planting, but the little hands that help us make it much more enjoyable! This week was state standardized

By | 2018-05-20T12:00:53+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake View Garden Update 5/14/2018

Lake View Garden Update 5/7/2018

This week at the Lake View Elementary Garden, we started to clear the grounds for weed cloth. We started with leveling the ground, which was almost like bedrock. We had to soak the ground in order to break through the rocky soil. Next, we prepped the soil for the students to plant vegetables and flowers

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Therapeutic Expressive Arts Summit 4/26-4/29

The Therapeutic Expressive Arts Summit at the Los Angeles Hilton was a very unique and creative event! The conference entailed 4 days of workshops that allowed for psychologists, counselors, therapists and creatives from all over the United States to explore new ways of helping their clients. As volunteers, we were assigned the task of setting

By | 2018-05-09T21:54:56+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Therapeutic Expressive Arts Summit 4/26-4/29

Lake View Garden update 4/18

Lakeview Garden: 4/18/2018 Today was the first day for us as the new Life’s Toolbox interns at the Yorba Linda Garden. Our names are Caitlin and Alliese and we will be sharing our weekly happenings with you! We were introduced to the garden on Monday and got to speak with a few teachers who were

By | 2018-04-25T16:44:34+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake View Garden update 4/18

Lake View Garden Update 3/26/18

Lakeview Elementary celebrated open house this past week.  I was delighted to host a garden booth at their open house along with a fellow intern as well as our clinical instructor.  The garden booth proved to be a success among the parents and students at Lakeview Elementary.  The booth offered participants the chance to plug

By | 2018-03-28T13:44:48+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake View Garden Update 3/26/18

Seed to Plate Garden 3/14-3/15

Wednesday (3/14) - The ICAN students and I were very successful today! The same three students from last week came in and helped pot an estimated 60 plugs that were donated by Annette. These plugs were chosen at the Plug Connection in San Diego last month. As excited as we were, we incorporated communication skills,

By | 2018-03-16T14:59:56+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seed to Plate Garden 3/14-3/15

Lake View Garden 3/9

Lakeview Garden The Lakeview Garden is growing all sorts of vegetables!  With the help of the Lakeview students we planted; red lettuce, romaine lettuce, basil, spinach, peppers, cilantro, passion fruit trees and more tomatoes.  Along with the new vegetables, we also planted flowers such as gaillardia, vinca, lobelia as well as nasturtium.  The students were

By | 2018-03-12T15:02:35+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake View Garden 3/9

Seed to Plate Garden 2/5-3/7

Monday (2/5)- Two students from the local ICan program were observed at the PV garden.  During this time, students were encouraged to participate in gardening activities such as weeding, watering, and organizing. Verbal prompts were provided to remind the students of their tasks. Gesture prompts were provided only when students perseverate on other tasks. Most

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Lake View Garden 3/2/2018

Lakeview Garden The Lakeview Garden appears to be doing well thanks to a few improvements.  It was essential to pull the weeds that were going to seed to prevent the spread of more weeds.  So, after weeks of weeding the grounds and preparing the raised beds for plants, we were finally able to plant!  The

By | 2018-03-12T14:35:47+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake View Garden 3/2/2018