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 110 classrooms enrolled in BCAITC’s pilot program ~ 3,300 bulbs  Schools in 28 cities around the Province will enjoy their “Promise”  Classrooms participating.

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2  110 classrooms enrolled in BCAITC’s pilot program ~ 3,300 bulbs  Schools in 28 cities around the Province will enjoy their “Promise”  Classrooms participating in the Spuds in Tubs program are given the first opportunity to enroll in this program

3 Students wait with anticipation

4 Eager to begin

5 Anne Jespersen ~ Teacher N Sannich “Prior to planting, the children were fascinated to learn about the special characteristics of bulbs; they especially liked getting a cut bulb to see what was inside”

6 The students have a unique opportunity to see the bulb before it blooms

7 Lots of classroom activity dissecting bulbs

8 Yvonne DeWith ~ Teacher John Knox Christian School, Kelowna “First, the children investigated their daffodil bulbs in the classroom”

9 Colleen Marchant ~ Teacher Seabird Island Community School “Today we had the turf removed from our planting spot and put in the old potato soil. Starting to get the ground ready for planting. ”

10 Andrew Livingston ~ Teacher Quilchena Elementary, Richmond “Our grade 7 class was out in groups to plant the bulbs today”

11 Teresa Williams ~ Teacher Coquihalla Elementary “Our garden should look lovely in the spring”

12 Gail Chan ~ Teacher Prince Charles Elementary, Abbotsford “We planted our bulbs on Friday ~ cheers!”

13 Grade seven students working together

14 Yvonne DeWith ~ Teacher John Knox Christian School, Kelowna “It was certainly one of the highlights of their week”

15 Mary Chambers ~ Teacher Cedar Grove Elem, N Van “The children are very excited and looking forward to Spring blooms. Thanks Mary”

16 Working hard to improve the look of the school garden beds

17 The StrongStart students are busy giving the bulbs a good drink of water to help start the root system

18 All the StrongStart students get involved

19 Cedar Grove Elementary, Gibsons This little face tells the whole story

20 Thank You for your support!

21 BC Agriculture in the Classroom would like to thank the following for their partnership Van Noort Bulb Co Ltd. Art Knapp’s Plantland BC Landscape Nursery Trades Association Buckerfield’s Ltd David Hunter Garden Centres Dykhof Nurseries Ltd Garden Works at Mandeville Minter Country Garden Prickly Pear Garden Centre Sticks & Stones Nursery Grow & Gather Garden Centre Tammy Watson - Program Manager Glenda Johnston – Program Coordinator

22 . For more information on this program please contact Glenda Johnston at or Toll Free


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