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Staff Photo: John Bohn Colby Freeman, age 10, a 5th grade student at Pharr Elementary School in Snellville, holds a sweet pepper that she harvested from the school's garden Tuesday Pharr Elementary is going green by collecting rainwater to water a vegetable and wild flower garden. A rainwater collection unit on the roof of the school stores water in a 600 gallon container, connected to a solar powered water pump which delivers water to the garden.

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With the help of captured rainwater, students of a Snellville Elementary School are learning about growing vegetables. The school's principal, however, said the lesson doesn't end there.


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