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Photo feature: Prettier than petunias

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Vidalia Lower Elementary students learned about flower and planting Monday morning by planting petunias in the  flower beds outside the school’s entrance. Kolbi Brown sets his flowers into the hole dug by his teacher, Sheila Lanius.
Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Vidalia Lower Elementary students learned about flower and planting Monday morning by planting petunias in the flower beds outside the school’s entrance. Kolbi Brown sets his flowers into the hole dug by his teacher, Sheila Lanius.

 

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Joshua Green uses his plant to shade him from the sun
Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Joshua Green uses his plant to shade him from the sun

 

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Kalep Oliver tickles Brenna Watts with a sprig from his flower while waiting their turn.
Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Christian Mulvihill tickles Brennan Watts with a sprig from his flower while waiting their turn.