|It is learning time in the Louie Bacoat Historic|
|Today, there will be no playing on the pile of soil. |
There will be structured learning.
|He is 6 and is learning to use the rake.|
|It kept his attention for a while. He would prefer to|
slash the air and pretend that he is a ninja with
a special weapon.
|She is 8 and learning about the life cycle of a |
collard green.When those flowers appear, the
cycle is over unless you are going to collect the seeds
that follow the blossoms.
|It is much more fun to dig a hole and feel the dirt in |
your fingers while looking for the earthworms that
Mrs. Johnson showed him in class. It
would have been nice to find a few. That is
a good sign.
|She learned a few things about weeds.|
|He dug a really deep, neat hole.|
|A friend wanted to know what those Christmas |
tree like plants are. The answer collard greens that
should have been harvested and eaten before they
went up to seed.
|Another new member. She is also from the south. |
She too,grew up in farm country and knows what
to do with the dirt.
|Crystal Brown converses with |
a new member of our garden
cooperative.He is from the country
so he'll just have to remember what
his Parents taught him.
|No. It is time to eat them.|
|Take them home and cook |
them. It is time to start again.
|It was a rewarding day of work.|
Time for a selfie.
|Time to go home and take a couple of advil.|