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Garden Club looks to children

Group dedicates garden in hopes of inspiring younger generation


Abigail Hansen, 3, helps water the newly dedicated Children's Garden.

Abigail Hansen, 3, helps water the newly dedicated Children's Garden.

— “Nature has a lot to offer when you give it the chance,” said Aquaria. She wants the garden to inspire discussions between parents and children about where food comes from and how to be responsible stewards of the planet.

Howell said she would eventually like to speak with town officials about expanding the Children’s Garden or moving it to another location where it can become larger so paths could be put in. She would also like to expand the amount of native plant life there to help educate children.

“Kids are struck by what they find in nature and there’s always been a strong movement here in Bethlehem to maintain green space,” said Aquaria. “You don’t have to go out and buy Legos. People forget to make use of what is out there for free.”

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