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need some project advice

  • Subject: [cg] need some project advice
  • From: Grow19@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 09:27:21 EST

Hi friends, 
I need a little feedback on a proposed local school project to bring World  
History to life by creating four 3' x 15' theme gardens:
bed #1 -- *Americas - squash, chili peppers, corn, bush beans, pumpkin,  
echinacea
bed #2 -- *Ancient Greece - lavendar, leek, chive, basil, parsley
bed #3 & #4 -- *China & Mesopotamia - rhubarb, barley, oats
 
My concerns--  
 
* Will 3'x15' beds produce enough for the students to enjoy and learn from  ?
* Will these plants be ready to enjoy & harvest (learn  from) when students 
are there before the middle of June and after Sept  1? (they do have a good 
summer upkeep plan in place)
* Are there more representative plants for these themes?
 
All suggestions and feedback welcome.
Thanks,
Judy in Washington DC


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