Hands in the dirt, flowers in the salad, and a garden grant!

It’s been gratifying to see students in the garden over the past month planting seeds and starts.  The after-school gardening club is in full swing, teachers are planting with their students, and the space is being used broadly as an outdoor classroom.  Yea!   School Learning Garden Network meeting Gatewood hosted the spring School Learning … More Hands in the dirt, flowers in the salad, and a garden grant!

Raised garden beds

The snow still falls, but we remain hopeful that spring will arrive and are ready to build our raised beds for the garden.  We built a prototype, two of our awesome teachers helped cut the lumber for the rest of the beds this past weekend, and we’re preparing for a work party to build and install … More Raised garden beds

February garden update

First the snow fell, now the rain pours down, but flowers are starting to bloom and spring is in the air!  Right?  So it’s high time for a learning garden update: Raised beds. We finalized a basic design for the raised beds and are pricing lumber and other supplies.  Teachers Mr. Revello and Mr. Gaynor and I made a first … More February garden update