Tag Archives: Stanley Elementary School

What have we been up to this spring?

The past several weeks have been a very busy time for Healthy Waltham. With the weather continuing to warm up and seeds and seedlings (started indoors in February, March, and April) needing planting and care, we’ve been doing a lot … Continue reading

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Carrots ‘n Swiss Chard @ Stanley Garden Club

After realizing the difficulty of freehand-seeding carrots in the garden, Cece and I decided that there had to be an easier way to plant carrots in nice, evenly-spaced rows. If you’re not familiar with these seeds, they are about the … Continue reading

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Learning the Parts of a Plant

Cold winds and a recent snow shower didn’t deter Stanley Garden Club from meeting last week and getting even more seeds planted, though the chilly temperature did keep us indoors. We got our hands dirty as we added some water … Continue reading

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First Outdoor Planting @ Stanley

Yesterday was the perfect occasion to start our outdoor garden work; the weather was mild and sunny, and the kids could hardly wait to fill up some of our empty garden beds with new plant life. But first, we checked … Continue reading

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Searching for Signs of Spring

This is a very exciting time of the year for any New Englander with a green thumb, including some of our city’s youngest gardeners found at Stanley Elementary. With most of the snow melted away, a walk around our garden … Continue reading

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And so the seeding begins!

Though winds blew briskly Tuesday afternoon, thoughts of early spring warmed our inner green thumb during the garden club kickoff at Stanley Elementary’s after school program. With the eager assistance of several students from grades 2-5, Cece and I helped … Continue reading

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