A Gorgeous Garden Day Grows Community

The weather was perfect as the community came together to prepare our gardens for the fall. Garden Day is a wonderful tradition at MSR and one of the ways we prepare our students to be stewards of the earth. It is also an opportunity to strengthen our community, as parents, staff and students worked side-by-side in our lovely gardens. Many thanks to all those that helped to make Garden Day a blooming success! Special thanks to MPSA volunteers, as well, for weathering the rain during the plant sale and to all those that purchased plants!

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Having fun with dirt on Garden Day
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Parents and students work side-by-side
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Heading to the mulch pile for another load
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A boy carries a bucket of rosemary clippings
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Shoveling the mulch is hard work
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Children love to work in the garden
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The start of the day was a little chilly
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It takes a community to raise a garden
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If you don't have a shovel, use your hands
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Trimming and clipping until it is just right
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Another little helper carries a load of mulch up the hill
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The children love to find earth worms
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This little boy loved using his wheelbarrow
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Many hands make light work
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Everyone gets in the act
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Even the Toddlers love to help at Garden Day
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Stop and smell the flowers