Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 3, 1975 · Page 39
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April 3, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 39

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!*^MBogc_A\f^^ Eveninq April ^_igs_- ^§unization Guides National Interest In Gardening IHl^r SSL"*iErSr ™ ss »s'-iiii'- -!~wSL-r™as-^sESS"^saw-ar5'« _, ,,,.... *!*««»*.»«- : <-" : .«*• W-T-*. m , Conn. (UPI) — A now lesson plan for the fourth grade is titled —Gardening. At the end of one lesson unit, "Planting Seeds," boys nnd girls will be able to: — Set up a garden line to mark a row. —Space seeds uniformly in a furrow. —Cover sown seeds in manner prescribed by teacher. In the process, children will use math anil learn something' , the family table. The lesson plan and a manual for school administrators and teachers have just been put out by Gardens for All in Norwalk. Conn. That is a nonprofit educational organization helping to coordinate and guide the current national frenzy to garden in community, school and backyard. To fight inila- tiosi. for 75 Years teachiiiK kids how to manage home gardens —a plan that calls for an on-site inspection by a teacher who grades the backyard garden. Lesley Beamis, coordinator of the Home Garden Program in Cleveland schools, said parochial students also participate. Tn August," he said, ''there is a fair and more vegetables are entered than in the Ohio (State Fair. for (he now schosl year 5577,000. Student interest is sustained Day Eliminated In Advertising nbL->ut scienco. They also, Junk Tires Shredded is! Jim Baker, head of Gardens for All, said materials for schools were developed with the aid of Pete Wotowiec, supervisor of gardening and horticulture for the Cleveland Board of Education. The Cleveland schools have operated a gardening and ONEIDA, N.Y. tUPl) The ! ' . " O" ••"•-•••i ij^ t*-MVl horticulture program for 75 years —ranging from tract gardens on school property to training problem of what to do with an vocational programs estimated 'MO million used students for jobs tires, discarded annually, is!horticulture front being attacked by Tele-Corn i —• Industries here. , To reclaim oil and carbonj black, valuable extracts from ^ used tires, they first must be shredded into usable form. on the THREE FETES JUAN, P.R. (UPI) — Tele-Corn has introduced for the first time in North America I. shredders capable of tearingf"'"'^ 1 ' 1 ? 01 ' 1 ., apart up to 700 tires per hour ?"..„'„ V and refuse up to CO cubic yard, fo ' mcr Gov per hour. The Uniroyal Corp. Puerto nico's only three elected former governors observe their birthdays 0:1 consecutive days. The island's latest former lis A. Ferre, was 71 The following day, Luis Munoz Marin! tne island's first elected chief executive, turned 77. And the next day, Mimoz's successor, . . . " * "'-'" UlUAL I involved m comprehensive stu-|former Gov. Roberto dies on recycling the junk tires. Ivilella. became 62 "Wo have fourth-generation outfield fence i gardeners in the school program." "The Cleveland Plain Dealer helps sponsor the fair and other community groups foin in. Some 20,000 students are involved in the home and tract garden projects. We call them volunteers." Wotowiec said in a telephone interview the 'horticulture program costs one-half of one per cent of the total sclioo! budget. "Our $622,000 boys and girls grew worth of vegetables last year -there's no other school program with such a return. The mothers love it whan you bring homo a peck of Charleston C season. But 1Tn!<;tr»flr - J -*ni« it clloLUdi the sign be cc down Friday t day. A Sevent he explains: "I can't he tell me that S< enth day. when is the Sabbath Saturday and business adver Carl Steinfelc .agcr of the Pi farm club, sa could be c crowds are tin tomatoes." stadium. •MMMHMHHMiMHMHI WHA to advertise his "Foods" forjplanls Luc ' health food store on the! through an elaborate system of awards and certificates. A student can work up to a gold pin —in five years. Start Small Kindergarten students start very ^mall, each planting a nasturtium seed in a little pot. } It is timed to bloom Mother's | Day. ; For the backyard gardens that cost from 75 cents lo$i,50. An Environment Action sec- tiott of the gardening student helps to spruce up eyesores on school and community property by planting flowers and greens. ."We start with quick crops. They dike immediate results. The crops are radishes, onion sets and leaf lettuce." . Wotowcic said; the approach Charlies baseball 74, is insisting covered From sun- nclown Satur- iy Advcntist. I don't work onj I don't want my! ;ed." !" , general man- the decision! "Well, I LAFF - A - DAY to gardening,is far from casual, "I believe," lie said, "that horticulture and-or gardening should be a- part of every boy and girl's education." ,:Thft. :manual produced with Wotowjec's assistance is directed primarily at school .persons —plus 'those outside organizations which might work with a school, system in develqpihjj a garden program—such . groups as Kiwanis and Lions. "Today the most popular reasons for gardening relate to inflation, fche cost of. food and the availability of food," \Votowiec said. * "But as educators we want more than that; we're interested in the total value of a school gardening program." costly. Weekend largest at the rearranging again." see you've furniture Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary word*. TUPER RIVOY SHAUTI KLANTE I HE \* THE'THIRP i Now arranre the circled letter* { to form the mrpriie aiuwer, a* i tuit *»l*d by the above cartoon, i Jumklr.i JEWEL AVAIL PILFER TYRANT Anixcr: Where they bar (xirfBiij/ji-IN JAtL The 2CK Off postage pad borh ways Saving with us is as convenient as your mail box -— and it's free. State Savings of Lubbock • 1617 Broadway • 66th and Indiana Lubbockjexas <f* ^p/<C / *<<.<!-; >_, > „ ,:•>? ,'/ v" i * l * *^«r>sK''ss.* '* \i^-»f -• \^ v?. l ''Vi H e a I t h - f e x m a kes" . y t h e iu, a 1 I

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