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A large garden has been planted

More than a hundred young cherries, sweet cherries, plums and apricots were planted at the Young Naturalists Station in Yampol last weekend.
  • 10.10.2018
  • newspaper "Неделя"
2018

, Cherries, plums and apricots were planted at the Young Naturalists Station in Yampol.

More than a hundred young cherries, sweet cherries, plums and apricots were planted at the Young Naturalists Station in Yampol last weekend. High-ranking guests, in particular, people’s deputy Andrei Derkach, chairman of the Yampol district council Olga Gubar, and chairman of the District Administration Irina Panchenko worked with pupils and teachers. Pupils prepared a dance for configure guests to a cheerful mood. After dance they went to the already developed area.

– The presence of a garden at the at the Young Naturalists Station in Yampol is an important component of the environmental education, instilling to love and curiosity of the pupils, development of skills in the sphere of gardening. Gardens improve our life, microclimate, purify the air, attract birds and give juicy fruits. «This is a good place to observe wildlife and conduct various experiments with plants yet», said the director of the institution Sergey Mertsalov.

According to him, the traditions of gardening in Yampol are very strong. Thus, the famous genetic breeder Semyon Chernenko, who was born in the Gremyachka village and began his activity at the Vozdvizhensky Agricultural School, left behind a beautiful garden of 300 hectares in the early 1900s. He became the author of more than 60 varieties of apples and pears. In the early 2000s, his daughter Ekaterina Chernenko gave some of these varieties to the Young Naturalists Station, continuing the tradition of planted new gardens. People’s Deputy Andriy Derkach helped to buy planting material this year.

Let’s hope that all of the trees will take root and will soon give the harvest.