“W” is for “Wonder”

“The caterpillar turned into a butterfly!” “I didn’t know worms had two hearts!” “Miss Anita, can you say the word ‘chrysalis’?” “The seeds are so small, there’s a thousand of them!” “Miss Anita, can you say the word ‘chrysalis’?” Working with Plant the Seed in Metro...

Plant a Seed of Kindness

When we work with the students, teachers and community surrounding our garden programs, we do more than put seeds in the ground and wait for veggie sprouts to pop through the soil. In the springtime, we wait with bated breath, checking each day to see which seedling...

Butterfly Magic

At Casa Azafran Early Learning Center, we love insects. Earlier this fall, students in the garden classes learned read the book Not a Buzz to be Found: Insects in Winter by Linda Glaser. The book taught us about what insects do when weather conditions outside are not...