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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

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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

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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 |2018-03-16T14:59:56-07:00March 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 |2018-03-12T15:02:35-07:00March 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

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Imaginology

We have been invited back to Imaginology! Click here to see all the interesting activities and events happening. Below is a excerpt from the website. Imaginology Invention + play + experimentation = learning Have you ever wondered how math can help you cook … or what causes a rainbow … or how baby chicks know

By |2018-02-27T16:42:08-07:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Imaginology

Lake View Garden Update 2/19/2018

The Lake View Garden is in its transformation stage!  In preparation for the hard work ahead of us, we stocked up on the proper tools for the job.  Equipped with pointed shovels, hoes, and pitchforks, working in the garden was extremely productive.  The space is finally getting cleared of weeds which allow the existing plants

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Yorba Linda Garden

We broke ground at the Lakeview Elementary Garden this week!  The week began with a successful teacher luncheon where we provided vegetables fresh from the Long Beach VA Garden for the staff to enjoy.  We welcomed the teacher's input regarding ideas for the garden because we believe it is essential to get as many people

By |2018-02-18T15:12:24-07:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Yorba Linda Garden