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Monitoring Growth in the Test Garden
Science and Heath specialist, Kirstin Foster organized the Test garden project to allow her students to monitor their garden throughout the year. The photograph shows one of the four stations in the garden:

  • Measuring station
  • Collecting soil temperatures
  • Collecting air temperatures
  • Taking rainfall measurements

Root and Bulb Study
My students are looking forward to digging up their bulbs next month to conclude our tulip study with a root study and to discover how bulbs reproduce. With eight years of 225 bulbs a year, we've been allowing students to take home their 'momma' bulb and any babies it has reproduced. This gives students something to look at and plant at home. It also makes room for next year's Test garden bulbs!"

measuring station
Photo: Kristin Foster