Is your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop interested in earning a Bug Badge, Animal Habitat, or Gardener Badge? Let Gamble Garden help! We can design a program incorporating educational lectures, interactive discussions, and hands-on activities that fulfill the requirements for one or more of the following badges: • Bug Badge • Animal Habitat Badge • Gardener Badge This month, Four Palo Alto Girl Scout Troops earned their Bug Badge and Animal Habitat Badge at Gamble’s Monarch Butterfly class. Nature Conservationist …

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Learn how to make seedling pots from newspaper. Newspaper seedling pots are inexpensive and earth-friendly. In addition, they help minimize transplant shock when seedlings are ready to be planted in the ground.

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Tips on growing your own native pollinator habitat, by landscape architect and Primrose Way Pollinator Garden founder Juanita Salisbury.

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Have you ever wondered what to do with all your kitchen or garden waste? Why not get started with composting? Gamble Garden recently hosted a composting workshop in conjunction with Greenwaste of Palo Alto and Santa Clara County’s Composting Education Program. Participants learned the basics of composting and received free bags of OMRI certified organic compost. If you missed the workshop and want to catch up, here are a few basics to get you started: What is compost? Compost is organic …

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