An overdue update about an on-going garden project at school.
∞ 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
School gardens project nearing a close! Children learn to become stewards of their world. Come see.
Week 4 -- almost done! Come see the project unfold into edible plants for kids.
Week 4...Still going!
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
Scratching my 'get dirty' itch with 150 kids. Come see!
Caring for soil is easier to do than micro-managing the whole garden. Here is how I spend an hour in the heat of summer to get the soil ready for fall planting.
Here it is...finally! A recipe card on how to make a Dirt Lasagna for your earthworms. You're welcome.
Gettin' dirty and building beds for planting. Woo hoo!