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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Nothing Motivates Like Oversized Produce

I love this story from the LA Times about getting kids interested in growing and eating vegetables.

GARDEN BRIEFS

Family's home-grown cucumber is a whopper

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The Segee family in Leimert Park has discovered a simple way to get
daughters Jai'Neil, left, Dee'Anna and Jai'Lynn excited about growing
their own food: cultivate a 28-pound cucumber.

Although the vegetable they grew and recently harvested may not land in
the Guinness World Records book -- they say they've been beaten by a
59-pounder grown in Australia -- mom Tiffany and dad Vernon are content
knowing that Dee'Anna, 10, and Jai'Neil and Jai'Lynn, both 5, are now
interested in gardening.

1 comment:

TheMartianChick said...

Passing the gardening bug on to the next generation...That's what it is all about!! Never underestimate the power of family!