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The Guy Behind the Garden: Pat Reilly

 May 25, 2017

The Guy Behind the Garden: Pat Reilly

Pat Reilly, Landscape Installation Specialist Joined the Team: May 2012   Day-to-day activities: Most of my workdays…

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A Natural Outdoor Classroom: The Design and Installation at Harrison Elementary

 May 18, 2017

A Natural Outdoor Classroom: The Design and Installation at Harrison Elementary

Creating Happier, Healthier, More Engaged, and Environmentally Conscious Students It all started with Harrison Elementary’s…

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The Guy Behind the Garden: Chester Goik

 May 11, 2017

The Guy Behind the Garden: Chester Goik

  Chester Goik, Head Gardener Joined the Team: September 2015   Day-to-day activities:  Gardening and…

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A Natural Outdoor Classroom

 May 9, 2017

A Natural Outdoor Classroom

In 2016, Harrison Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Association gathered grant funding to have an outdoor…

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Brushstrokes of Spring Bulbs

 May 4, 2017

Brushstrokes of Spring Bulbs

After a cold, colorless winter spent longing for warmer days, longer nights and greener gardens, bulbs in…

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A Tribute to our Tomorrows

 April 24, 2017

A Tribute to our Tomorrows

It’s a simple act, but an empowering one.  A hopeful tribute to our tomorrows and…

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Green Papers

Too Mulch of a Good Thing

A spring ritual, trucks and trailers in motion, pitchforks pitching, people pushing wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow in pursuit of covering the ground around us with mulch. Has this activity become a peer group expectation or a social norm?

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