Category: Community Gardens in New Communities- 2013


Day 7- Service Projects (First Day)- Varkplaas & Vaatjie Primary School (PHOTOS)

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Service Project Presentation 2013: Melkbosplaas Community Gardens (VIDEO)

Melanie and Aubrie present their service project on building gardens in the Melkbosplaas communities.

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Service Project 2013- Community Gardens- Update #6

Aubrie and I are finally ready to go explore stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s because we received vital information from Tamarin about moving forward in creating a sustainable structure for the community gardens.  We found out that the land…

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Service Project 2013- Community Gardens- Update #5

Melanie and I decided that we would be planting onions and tomatoes in the community gardens. I also asked my dad for some advice, and we will be planting with the sticks in order for the plants to plant upright….

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Service Project 2013- Community Gardens- Update #4

Aubrie and I kept in touch over spring break and decided that we are definitely going to stick with planting just onions and tomatoes in the gardens and concentrate more on sustainability than adding more plants that they will have…

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Service Project 2013- Community Gardens- Update #3

Melanie and my goal is to go to Home Depot and receive professional help to determine how to build a sustainable structure for the gardens, but we have not gotten there yet.  In the meantime, we looked on garden websites…

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Service Project- Community Gardens- Update #2

Aubrie and I received an email back from Tamarin regarding our questions about the community gardens.  She said that the two community gardens are near each other called Melkbosplaas 1 and 2 in Melkbos. Plaas means farm. We are going…

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Service Project 2013- Community Gardens- Update #1

Today Melanie and I met up and talked about our future plans for the community gardens in South Africa. Our goal is to plant two gardens in two different communities that will sustain for the community to upkeep it. We…

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