2 results for month: 07/2010


GTGK Members Summer Garden Tour & Lunch Saturday July 24th!

We are inviting  members to attend our first Members' Summer Garden Tour and Lunch from 10:00 am to 1:00pm on Saturday July 24th. We want to show our appreciation for your support, and get you all together for a great morning tour of two of our gardens, at Rose Ave. P.S. and Winchester P.S. followed by a tasty lunch. Let us know by July 22nd at noon if you plan to come and if you plan to bring a guest. For more information and to RSVP please contact Sunday at sunday[AT]kidsgrowing.ca. Interested in becoming  a Green Thumbs Growing Kids member? Please go to our main website to download our membership form and to get more details. By ...

Building earth blocks and building muscles

Lots of heavy lifting at GTGK last month! We've successfully built one garden earth brick bed at Winchester P.S., two at Rose Ave. P.S. and one at Gabrielle-Roy.  The same students (grades 4, 5, and 7) that got to go to Fifth Wind Construction and see how earth block bricks are made in May were responsible for building them at each of their respectable schools. These building blocks are made out of earth - "structurally sound, and environmentally-friendly". They look fantastic and not to brag or anything (totally am) but my arms are a bit more buff (I call them dumplings)! We'll be building more of these earth block beds with the youth that we ...