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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Parents want school garden to be a 'big dill'


June 13, 2019

Erin Tierney/The Creswell Chronicle

From left are Creslane Garden volunteers Levi Bates, 8; Ian Bates, 6; Kenny McCabe (back), Connor McCabe 8; Sue Finley (back); Kayla McCabe; Logan McCabe, 4; and Naomi Bates, 2.

The garden at Creslane Elementary School had seen better days, and parent Kayla McCabe had finally had enough of it.

"Every day I pick (my son) up and I see it get worse and worse," she said. "The grass was almost as tall as the fence. I remember when it was usable and you could walk through it."

With summer just a couple weeks away, she sensed an urgency in the project. "We're running out of time for the kids to enjoy it," she said to her husband, Kenny. So, they decided to go for it.

They talked with the school and collected a few volunteers and donations from businesses in the community...

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