World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2017 #WEDCan

World Environment Day is here! So what will we do about it? Will we be kind to the earth for a day? Will we change our habits for a week? a month? Or will we do more and decide to make an impact that lasts? We can choose to educate, explore, inspire and support every young person today to be the most informed and
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A little allowance grows a very long way

When kids get a little allowance they usually spend it on candy, toys, ice cream, playing cards or perhaps they save it up for something bigger on their wish list. Recently we were beyond impressed to receive a cheque donation to the Grow a Tree program from 3 children who pooled their allowance together and decided to do something with it that would have
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Group activities you can do this spring in class

Spring at school Once winter is over we are eager to enjoy the wonders of spring and so are the kids. For teachers this is the best opportunity to get outside the classroom and apply what students have been learning all year long especially about the Environment. Spring is the season for Nature. Even Today’s Parent says Enviro Ed is essential. Kids need to
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Why compost is the best soil and how to start composting (Final Part)

Finally we get to the end of the ultimate guide of composting by our friends from Robinson loves plants. Here are the last tips when you’re composting: Compost Products You already have your finished product, now what? This section will give you an idea on how you can utilize your hard-earned humus and the crops to grow using it.​ Ways to use compost Cover
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Why compost is the best soil and how to start composting (Part 4)

We’re getting closer now to be compost specialists but there are a few tricks you may want to know before starting composting. And again, form our friends from Robinson loves plants : How to compost? Prepare materials The first thing that you have to do when starting a new project is to make all your equipment available. You can always make use of what
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10 Reasons to Grow a Tree for Earth Day

When spring is in the air it means we’re getting closer to celebrate one of the most important days in environmental education: Earth Day. April 22 is a worldwide event to honor the Earth and a global “teach-in on the environment”. Every year Earth Day becomes more important with challenges such as global warming, climate change, deforestation and energy usage. Sustainable development and international
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Why compost is the best soil and how to start composting (Part 3)

This is going great! You’ve decided to start your own compost project. Now that we’re on the right track we need to take into account several things like our timing. Our friends from Robinson loves plants have the answer to: When to Compost? There is a very special trick we should know and apply when we decide to start composting. That is, to take
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The Grow 20,000 Trees Challenge!

Join the Grow 20,000 Trees Challenge today! Trees for Life Canada is inviting all elementary teachers to work together and grow 20,000 trees for World Environment Day on June 5th. Our mission is to support teachers with easy, curriculum-based lessons online that save you time and get your students engaged in life sciences. The Grow A Tree Program is just the beginning. Everyone benefits
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Why compost is the best soil and how to start composting (Part 2)

After our first approach to composting and the different types of creating your own compost, we will convince you to start right now, not only because it’s a free fertilizer but for many other benefits. As our friends from Robinson loves plants say: 10 Wonderful Reasons to Start Composting Start composting as soon as possible because:​ #1. You can aid in improving humanity’s air
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Why compost is the best soil and how to start composting (Part 1)

We are used to sorting our waste and what exactly goes to the organic bin, once we’ve mastered this step we are ready to start composting. Yes, you are ready. Our friends from Robinson loves plants have created the ultimate guide for composting and it’s stunning. Here’s how it goes: Composting is about building your own ecosystem that will help you create bountiful produce.
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