∞ Summarizing... Since the last post of this project mid-February, my job has been all but done. Kids learned about healthy soil, how it holds water, and how organics work their magic. They also learned about seeds and their amazing power to harness the sun to make food for our energy needs. The only thing … Continue reading School Gardens Update: ‘Summer’izing
The Big Green-Up
In my minimal-work vegetable garden, a little thievery and a lot of LAZY goes a long way.
Blank Slate, Spring Garden Update
Getting ready for spring fruits! See what's happening in the late-winter garden space.
School Gardens Update: Square Foot Lasagna
School gardens project nearing a close! Children learn to become stewards of their world. Come see.
School Gardens Update: Adaptation
Week 4 -- almost done! Come see the project unfold into edible plants for kids.
School Gardens: Update, Planting Seeds
Week 4...Still going!
Update: School Gardens
Earlier this week, I presented a soil unit Power Point for 150 elementary school kids to get ready to start up the school gardens for spring. I could never have predicted how urban children would react to the world beneath their feet. After we collected cafeteria veggie waste from each of five different grades at … Continue reading Update: School Gardens
Getting Kids Excited About Dirt
Scratching my 'get dirty' itch with 150 kids. Come see!
A Lesson in ‘Can’t’
How 'I Can't' turned into 'you better believe I can!' And a rockin' garden space with minimal work. Come see.
Building A Wall
Still at it.