The Perfect Mix
Sylvia and Sofia go next door to the Browns' Farm with eager anticipation of working with the animals or plants. Instead, Mr. Brown wants them to help him make dirt. Make dirt? Mr. Brown explains how dirt is a miraculous combination of life and death and is the foundation of everything that happens at the farm.Parent Note:
This story contains a reference to the death of a pet rabbit.
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Nature School Project: Three Easy Ways to Improve Garden Soil
You may be wondering, how can you improve the soil in your garden? Maybe you don't have enough space to compost compost everything, or access to goat droppings like Mr. Brown. There are other ways you can amend soil to make it healthy and happy.