Cape Gazette

Children celebrate end-of-season in the garden

Nov 06, 2013
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Ellie Windsor, left, and her friend, Sofia Giovannitti of Milton show off a flower in the Lewes in Bloom Children's Learning Garden.

Oct. 19 was harvest day at the Lewes in Bloom-sponsored Children's Learning Garden in Stango Park. The event included games, construction of a scarecrow, a scavenger hunt and ended with the final harvest in the garden.

Grayce Glover of Milton searches in the garden for items to complete a scavenger hunt. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Children and Lewes in Bloom volunteers stuff a scarecrow during an end-of-the-season event marking the first year of the learning garden in Stango Park. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Posing with the finished scarecrow are Noah Windsor, left, and Freddie Giovannitti, both of Milton. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Youngsters add straw to protect areas of the garden in preparation for the cold weather to come. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Anna Hockenjos of Oxford, N.J., is almost finished filling out her scavenger hunt list. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Jo Ingerski of Lewes takes a close up look to guess how many pieces of candy corn are in the cup. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
The Lewes in Bloom Children's Learning Garden opened this spring in Stango Park near the Lewes Public Library. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Stuffing the legs with straw is the first step needed to build a scarecrow. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Anna Nauman (kneeling) Ava Lynam and Elle Nauman pick vegetables during harvest day at the children's garden. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
It's takes a lot of hands to move the scarecrow to a nearby bench. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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