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Teen garden training program, Nebraska

  • Subject: [cg] Teen garden training program, Nebraska
  • From: Don Boekelheide dboekelheide@yahoo.com
  • Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 20:04:41 -0800 (PST)

The North Platte Bulletin, North Platt, Nebraska, USA
Registration open for gardening program for teens 
North Platte Bulletin Staff
Applicants are wanted for the Roots Project, a
gardening training program for young adults who are
13-18 years old.
The 2006 program year begins Feb. 17.

Community Minded Just Like You

Participants will attend 10 workshops beginning
mid-February and ending in June. The group will plan,
plant, and tend a vegetable garden at the Lincoln
County Historical Museum, as well as a perennial
flowerbed there.

The Roots Project is in its third year. Local master
gardener volunteers teach pre-season workshops
February-June about gardening and plant basics.

Scheduled workshops include Companion Planting, Basic
Garden Tools, Soils, Garden Maintenance basics, and

Workshops are an hour long and are held one to two
times per month.

After completing the workshops, participants will be
able to put their new skills to the test in the
vegetable and perennial flower gardens at the museum.

Supervision and transportation assistance are
available for summer work hours. Interested teens can
call Angela or Jennifer at 534-8100 to receive an
application The Project utilizes Lincoln County LB640
funds to provide a hands-on learning and service
project for their community.

The American Community Gardening Association listserve is only one of ACGA's services to community gardeners. To learn more about the ACGA and to find out how to join, please go to http://www.communitygarden.org

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