If you read the last post I made then you know what kind of angst I was having over getting anything to germinate in the greenhouse. Out of frustration I broke down and headed to McDiarmid Lumber and bought another greenhouse. This one is smaller, it snaps together, no screws and the best part is it fits in my living room taking up floor space of about 18" x 30".
Nature Club at the school has been so much fun. The kids seem very interested and excited to be there. One thing that has struck me is that some of them really don't know much about what's around them. For instance, one of the girls found a pine cone and put it in a container to show me, her partner was convinced it was poo and wanted nothing to do with it. You should have seen the look on her face when I picked it up and ripped it in half. I find it so odd that a kid wouldn't know what a pine cone looks like.
The Earth Day plant pots were a hit. I volunteered to work the planting table for the afternoon. Again, I was a little surprised that a lot of these kids didn't know how to plant a seed. It wasn't so much getting the seed in, they did fine with that, it was that they didn't know to bury it after. The other thing was that some of them were genuinely surprised to hear that green beans could be grown. Yikes.