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Weed It & Reap: Joe Balderas

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A chicken coop is being built.

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Joe Balderas trims a strawberry plant before it's planted in a vertical basket.

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Joe Balderas sorts and trims strawberry plants.

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Alyssa Birkhimer, 5, climbs on a tree stump frog as Madison Harmon, 12, and Arianna Willis, 12 , right, weed a garden in a field near the Sofia Quintero Center.

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Vertical strawberry baskets.

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Flowers in bloom at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center.

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Strawberry plants rise from the ground.

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A painted fence is ready to be put to use.

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Madison Harmon, 12, left, and Arianna Willis, 12 , right, weed a garden.

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Abby Guenin, 14, left, and Maya Harmon, 12, paint butterfly boxes.

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Sign in a garden near the Sofia Quintero Center.

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Joe Balderas wheels strawberry plants.

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Joe Balderas plants strawberry plants in vertical baskets.

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Sign in a garden near the Sofia Quintero Center.

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Colorful signs on a garden structure.

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A bird bath and wood sculpture.

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Joe Balderas helps Arianna Willis, 12, as they paint butterfly boxes.

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The colorful garden.

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Joe Balderas sorts strawberry plants before they are planted in vertical baskets.

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Riley Kanary, 9, paints a butterfly box.

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Colorfully painted objects such as this split rail fence are a hallmark.

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Flowers in bloom.

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Peter Meinecke, Volunteer and Development Coordinator at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, and Joe Balderas, sort and trim strawberry plants on of the center's gardens.

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Tulips in bloom.

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Items to be used in the garden are neatly arranged.

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A bird house on a garden structure.

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Tonia Birkhimer and her twin five year old daughters Alyssa, left, and Sophia, paint butterfly boxes.

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Madison Harmon, 12, left, and Arianna Willis, 12 , right, weed a garden.

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