Perspective on Parenting: Going green with your children

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FILE - Laura Washington is the GM (Garden Manager) of the Community Garden in Pottstown. She is shown watering the numerous tomato plants that she helped to grow. Photo by Kevin Hoffman, The Mercury FILE – Laura Washington is the GM (Garden Manager) of the Community Garden in Pottstown. She is shown watering the numerous tomato plants that she helped to grow.
Photo by Kevin Hoffman, The Mercury

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We may have said goodbye to St. Patrick’s Day, but the area is gearing up for a month of green in April.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and other local organizations will be hosting a variety of green events, from community cleanups to Earth Day and Arbor Day activities. The first full month of spring marks a lot of annual rituals for many of us of, from spring cleaning to planting a vegetable garden.

This photo provided by courtesy of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden shows wild ginger (Saruma henryi) in bloom in Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Rock Garden, in Brooklyn, in New York. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Rebecca Bullene) This photo provided by courtesy of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden shows wild ginger (Saruma henryi) in bloom in Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Rock Garden, in Brooklyn, in New York. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Rebecca Bullene)

I’ve found that gardening…

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