Its time for Finleys class to vote on a service-learning project and Finley has a Fin-tastic plan. A class garden would beautify the school grounds combat soggy cafeteria vegetables and create a place to have class outside. The students get their hands dirty and work hard to build raised beds prepare the soil and plant a garden. Finleys group picks seeds that are supposed to sprout first. But after days of watering and waiting Finley and her friends are starting to wonder if their seeds are duds. The friends try everythingeven singing to the seeds to help them grow. Will they ever enjoy the fruits of their labor or will all of their hard work be in vain
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