• Girl Scouts Add Colorful Flowers to Downtown Oxnard
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at






  • Girl Scouts from Oxnard Troops 60422 and 65202 recently planted succulents and other drought tolerant plants in Downtown Oxnard in the A Street Paseo next to the Historic Bank of A Levy building. Over a dozen scouts and troop moms participated. The scouts not only had fun as they added vegetation to the big street planters, but they learned about water-wise gardening practices from the Downtown Oxnard Clean & Green Ambassadors, and, of course, the value of teamwork and giving back to community. Agromin was happy to help!


     


     













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  • Kids at Simi Boys & Girls Club Plant a Fall Garden
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at






  • Second graders on up to high schoolers were busy planting their fall garden of peppers, tomatoes, string beans and cucumbers at the Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club this week.

    For the past few years, Agromin has supplied the club with potting soil for its eight 7' x 3 1/2' redwood planter boxes. The Boys & Girls Club’s "Garden To Get Healthy" program teaches kids the value of growing and eating healthy vegetables. "Kids are more willing to try food when they grow it themselves," says Mailani McNabb Robinson, the Club's program director.

    Last year, the garden was so successful that the kids were able to take baggies home filled with the vegetables they grew. Their robust lettuce crop made a tasty treat when sprinkled with a little lemon juice.

    The best part of a garden? The young gardeners offered a number of reasons: "planting things," "eating what you grow" and, of course, "getting dirty."

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