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Master Gardeners help Hurley students spruce up Silver Street


Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

ZONA WICK is checking the firmness of the soil on Wednesday. Ella Sivulla watches Wick and received praise for her excellent job in planting the flowers at a good depth, teasing the root bulbs, and tamping the soil into place.


HURLEY - The area Master Gardeners were out in force on Wednesday in Hurley, matching up with groups of Hurley third grade students. Each Master Gardener and other people that volunteered was paired up with three Hurley third grade students to plant flowers the length of Silver Street.

Darrin Kimbler, horticulture educator for Iron County's University of Wisconsin-Extension Office, said, this was the fifteenth or sixteenth year of the Silver Street planting. Kimbler has been the organizer the last three years, the program has always been quite s...

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