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End of Week One: Creating our corner of the Kissena Corridor Gardens

Getting the soil ready for our community/school garden at the East-West School of International Studies, Flushing.

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Comment by Chelsea Howe on April 24, 2010 at 8:19pm
Oh wow! This is so cool! It's so uplifting to see people out in the community taking action, being productive, and making things better in whatever way they can. It looks like the (students?) are having a good time, too. A lot of people get so work averse that it's good to be reminded of how rewarding it can be to pant and sweat and ache after a long day. Thanks so much for sharing this!
Comment by Rebecca Jo Girdner on April 24, 2010 at 11:21pm
When I was visiting a local community garden, the organizer was telling me about preparing lots without plowing and that vegetables can grow fine in a couple inches of dirt as long as they get what they need. Its when they cant that they develope deep roots. I never knew this. It looks like this is your system as well. I wish you and the students much luck!
Comment by sunnydupree on April 25, 2010 at 6:44pm
Awseome!!!!!!!!

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