Brianna's Garden

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  Brianna                                                  Planting                                                               Weeding

Intern Profile 

Two of my personal goals for working at the Dallas Youth Garden this summer are:  to become a bigger part of my community and to become a better gardener


Two things I hope to learn for working at the Dallas Youth Garden are: I hope i learn work ethic and how to sustain a garden


I think my biggest challenge will be: keeping my plants really healthy


My favorite vegetable is: broccoli

My least favorite garden task  is:  weeding
My most favorite garden task  is: watering

I think a leader is: someone who takes charge in a situation to help people become better

My worst leadership skill or trait is: i am a perfectionist
My best leadership skill or trait is: i am asertive


Garden Plan

Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers Planted (in order) 
1.cabbage
2. broccoli
3.dill
4. Zucchini
5.radish
6.pattypan squash
7.swiss chard
8.tomato
9.basil
10.hot peppers
11.sweet peppers
12.green onion
13. carrot
14.zinnia
15. summer squash



My favorite plant to plant was: my hot peppers
My lease favorite plan to plant was: tomatoes

I think my plan worked because: i made sure every plant had its companion


Garden Log

May 16 - Started Planted 
May 23 - Continued Planting
May 28 - Finished planting
May 30 - Put down newspaper to help stop weeds
June 6 - continued with newspaper
June 13 - finished mulching today! 
June 20 -  re fertilized all plants
June 27 - weeded and watered
July 4 - watered and harvested
July 11 - weeded and fertilized
July 18 - weeded
August 1 - weeded and picked
August 6 - harvested 1 pound of squash
August 13 - weeded gardens
august 20 - weeded and watered my garden
 August 27 - harvested  and watered my garden
September 12- made salsa for the gardenagain



Leadership Projects

Sustainable Gardening  Research Project 
Problem: The  word "sustainable" gets used in many ways in farming and market gardening.  We need to know more about what sustainable practices are. 
Solution:  Research, collect, and compile information about sustainable farming practices  in Oregon. 
Communication: Present information (100 words or so) to place on our web site and present to the group. 
Leadership: vision, planning, effective communication, self direction



Garden Recipe Project: zucchini
Problem: finding ways to incorporate our garden produce into an easy to do recipe
Solution: make a recipe using our gardens produce and take it to our garden group to judge
Communication: bring to garden group to eat
Leadership: Vision, planning, self direction



Team talk project:
Problem: We need to help people understand the problems and or issues found in gardens
Solution: Research, collect and compile information on common garden issues found in Oregon and present them with a partner
Communication: present information with partner
Leadership: vision, planning, self direction, effective communication



Garden Recipe Project #2: salsa
Problem: finding ways to incorporate our garden produce into an easy to do recipe
Solution: make a recipe using our gardens produce and take it to our garden group to judge
Communication: bring to garden group to eat
Leadership: Vision, planning, self direction



Team talk project #2: state fair
Problem: We need to help people understand the problems and or issues found in gardens
Solution: Research, collect and compile information on common garden issues found in Oregon and present them with a partner
Communication: present information with partner
Leadership: vision, planning, self direction, effective communication




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