Category Archives: Horticulture

Mayliyn and the Story of Judas

Mayliyn and the story of judas.        I consistently pray for my kids as I prepare for each session. I pray Ephesians 1:17-19 for them and that God would open their eyes and hearts during our time together, especially during our discipleship time. Today, I had my high energized 7-year-old who loves to talk up…
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A Gardener’s Trick

A Gardener's Trick Hello Friends,Did you know there are two different types of plants that will produce seeds?One type of plant produces their seeds on the outside where they are exposed, like strawberries. We call these gymnosperms. The other type of plant produces their seeds on the inside and protects them within their fruits, like…
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Fall Planting Dates

Hello Friends, As August has come its time to start pulling out summer crops that are done producing and start planting for a fall crop. We cleaned out the Jeremiah Garden this last Friday and started planting in our square foot boxes.  We are fortunate here in the Central Valley of California as our summers…
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Square Foot Gardening Grids

Hello fellow CVYR friends,Below I have added the Square Foot Gardening Grids as mentioned in lesson 2 so that you can print and fill them out with your kids. Feel free to use the Companion Planting Chart to help you. I also have a Planting Calendar to help with planting seasons.Have Fun! 
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Plant Markers

Plant MarkersHi friends,I've come to find that there are really two best ways to make plant markers. I tested out other options, but over time they would break or the paint would wear off in the sunlight and rain. Paint RocksFind small rocks and either paint the name on them or paint a picture of your…
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The Jeremiah Garden’s 2018 Planting Calendar

January 1st - 5thPoppiesFlower BulbsWildflowers8th - 12thSugar Snap PeasSpinachWildflowers15th - 19thBroccoliCabbageLettuceOnionWildflowersPoppies22nd - 26thCauliflowerRadishesSpinachLettuce - 1 square29th - Feb. 2ndAsparagusBeetsSugar Snap PeasCarrotsChardBroccoliCabbage February 5th - 9thLettuceSpinachCauliflowerRadishesFlowers12th - 16thHerbsTomatoesBeetsCarrotsFlowers19th - 23rdGreen BeansCornStrawberriesSummer SquashTomatoesLettuce26th - Mar. 2ndCucumberOkraHerbsPeppersPotatoes/Sweet PotatoesStrawberriesWinter Squash/PumpkinsHerbs March 5th- 9thEggplantMelonsHerbsWinter Squash/PumpkinsTomatoesGreen BeansCorn12th - 16thTomatoesSummer SquashCucumberHerbs19th - 23rdMelonWinter Squash/PumpkinsPeppersCornHerbs26th - 30thPotatoesCornGreen BeansStrawberriesCucumber April 2nd - 6thMelonsTomatoes9th -…
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Welcome to the Jeremiah Garden & Roots!

Welcome friends, Over the past few months I have been building our horticulture program by writing up lesson plans for our session leaders. I have created a binder and as I add lessons I will be posting them for all of you to enjoy. These lessons start with the basics of how to garden. Feel…
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Lesson 2: How to plant

Hello Fellow CVYR Friends,Planting with kids is a lot of fun. Make your time planting an educational experience for your child and make it fun! Some of my favorite memories as a kid were in the garden with my grandmas. I learned a lot in the garden. Simple and practical things. Dedication, commitment, patients, and…
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