February 7, 2023


WW Nature Garden School

Students harvest vegetables from the lush garden to eat.

Rooted in Learning: A Day at The Wrightwood Nature School
ByLeandra Moreno-Prince
In the backyard of a home in Wrightwood, kids are energetically picking cucumbers, tomatoes, and watermelon from a lush garden. This is just the start of another day at school, where the garden they tend to is their classroom.
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Gardening 101: August
The Community Teaching Garden in Phelan is a place-based learning facility that teaches nutrition from the ground up in a garden and orchard setting. They offer free garden classes, with a new garden topic each month...
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Be Sure To Plant Your Bulbs Correctly For Springtime Success
The weather is cooling, and that means it is time to plant your Springtime bulbs, whether they are flowers, garlic, or
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As The Days Shorten, It's Time To Preserve Your Summer Yields For Year Long Enjoyment
October brings our gorgeous High Desert Fall season and the perfect time to preserve the last of your summer ...
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Now Is The Time To Transition Your Garden, Especially If You're In The Mountains
For those who still wish to expand on your gardens, you can return to your cool weather planting and enjoy crops such as...
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Epsom Salt Can Help Your Tomatoes Grow
June gloom is a little early, and that is perfect for all your tomato transplanting if you have not completed...
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Learn How To Compost At The Community Teaching Garden
The Community Teaching Garden, located next to the Phelan Community Park, offers a free garden class on the second Saturday...
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BARN & GARDEN: The Proper Soil Is Key To Gardening With Pots
As I am writing, this Spring 2021 has officially arrived, and I believe many of you are ready to get...
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This Month At The Community Garden
On April 10th at 10am the Community Teaching Garden will have a free class on planting a vegetable garden. It...
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BARN & GARDEN: Plant Flowers In Your Garden To Deter Bad Insects & Attract Good Ones
When planting your garden this Spring, don’t forget to plant some flowers amongst the rows.   Many flowers, including marigolds,...
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Building Raised Garden Beds At The PPHCSD Gardening 101 Class
The Community Teaching Garden is offering a free class on Saturday, March 13th at 10am.  The topic of this month’s...
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BARN & GARDEN: Get A Jump On Spring, Start Your Plants Indoors In The Winter
I am sitting here soaking in the gorgeous view of all the newly fallen snow out my windows but yet...
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BARN & GARDEN: Longer Days Mean It's Time To Start Transplants For Spring
The solstice has passed, and the days are lengthening, and most of us are starting to get that gardening itch...
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BARN & GARDEN: Food Scraps Help Revive Your Soil & Create Humus
For those of you taking the Winter growing season off, this is the perfect time to amend your gardens, building...
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Creating Natural Christmas Gifts At The Next Gardening 101 Class
Looking for an interesting creative holiday gift to make for someone special?  The Phelan Community Teaching Garden will offer Creating...
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Planting A Winter Garden & Fruit Trees At The Next Gardening 101 Class
The Community Teaching Garden in Phelan will be holding a class on planting a winter garden and planting trees on...

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