July 27, 2021

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Aliquippa method gives at-household gardens to young children

ALIQUIPPA — Minor fingers thumb by way of soil, digging small holes in a garden box.

Each individual hole is the upcoming home of a collard or cucumber, or some lettuce and tomatoes. What starts off off as seeds transforms just about magically into seedlings mere months later. 

To young children, maybe it is magic. But as a substitute of a magic wand, the top secret substances are soil, h2o and the sun. 

Much more than 30 children in Aliquippa are getting minimal eco-friendly thumbs many thanks to a garden undertaking structured by the Household Life Center in Aliquippa.

Instead of touring to a group garden, the youngsters get to deliver small gardens to their residence.

John Thomas, vice president of the Loved ones Life Middle and back garden software coordinator, reported he, alongside with his coworker Brandon Bell, wanted to get kids involved in gardening, but COVID-19 threw a wrench in that plan.