GET DIRTY- PLANT SOMETHING

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Certified Master Gardener , Peggy Klitze, introduces differences between plants, flowers and succulents to the little future gardeners at the Salvation Army Homeless shelter.

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Peggy Klitzke helping choosing their favorite succulent and planting for their afternoon takeaway.

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Margaret Larson (paparazzi)   Peggy Klitzke, Certified Master Gardener)   and June Pomeroy (Chief cookie decorator )

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The youngest gardener planting her favorite succulent.

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Enough succulents for all the 35 guests at the event.

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Staff, Ryan Weitzel,was a tremendous  help with recruiting shelter attendees. June Pomeroy assisted children as they chose their succulent and colored dish.

Before the planting activity, Certified Master Gardener , Peggy Klitze explained to the families the difference in succulents compared to  regular green plants. The care and feeding is vastly different so their taking care of their succulents is important.