|*Farmer Curtis leads a discussion with our class on what's expected|
from us as we work and learn in the greenhouse as well as what
we can expect from him throughout the year.
|*Natalie demonstrates how to use a hoe. She said, "You use it to make trenches."|
|*Hailey gets ready to show the class how to use a shovel.|
"It was really hard!" she said.
|*Austin3 uses a four-tine cultivator and shows|
the class how to use it appropriately.
|*Makaiah show the class how to use a garden rake.|
"It was really easy to use," she commented afterward.
|*Bailey demonstrates how to use a spade fork. "The ground wasn't wet, |
so it was really hard to push the spade fork in the ground," she said.
|*While we have a ways to go with weeding, |
we got a lot accomplished today--it was hard work!
"It was hard to weed because there was a lot,
and they were really down in the ground," said Natalie.
|*In the middle of weeding, Jacob discovered a wolf spider!|
"While I was watering the plants, I found this giant wolf
spider carrying her young," Jacob remarked.
|*Hailey, Chesnee, Courtney,|
and Lexi cultivate the outside beds.
"The cultivator was really hard to use," Lexi admitted.
|Kenson and Chase work together to move cinder blocks.|
|Right before we left, Farmer Curtis encouraged us to try some |
sweet golden cherry tomatoes, which he described as "vegetable candy."
|Anna shows us a golden cherry tomato she picked.|
*We used these pictures to practice writing captions together as a class. The last three pictures were added after class, so I (Mrs.Allen) wrote those captions.