NES first-graders get seed instructions

On October 30, first graders at Northumberland Elementary School learned where seeds come from in a hands-on experience led by Chesapeake Bay Garden Club members. Linda Hixon organized the program.

Members visited the school carrying pumpkins and scoops. The program is based on the book, The Saved Seed by Brenda Moore and illustrated by Emily Lackey. The book explained where seeds come from and how the pumpkin…