Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lettuce feast!*

*It’s a pun. To celebrate the 5 day Thanksgiving break, the garden students in second and third grades harvested (some of the food items), cooked, and then feasted in the garden. Mr. Warner’s second grade class made a GIANT salad … Continue reading

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A week in the garden.

In addition to the worm adventure on Monday, the garden saw an array of science and culinary adventures. On Tuesday, the third graders covered two ways plants can grow – they planted Christmas Lima Beans seeds and learned how to … Continue reading

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Worm World!

Mr. Warner’s second graders continued their study of worms with a card walk through the garden. These worm scientists wiggled from card to card learning worm facts and channeling their inner worm. Wish you knew some fun worm facts? Check … Continue reading

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Garden Wish List

The garden is growing and in need! If you have been looking for an excuse to clean your garage and rid yourselves of unused items, send them to the garden. We’ll thank you profusely, utilize them, and the scientists of … Continue reading

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What birds live in the garden?

Chickens. Obviously. Shouted an excited group of Kindergarteners. The Kindergartners practiced their writing skills by labeling the parts of a chicken. They colored their chickens (both realistically and in a more Candyland/rainbow explosion interpretation) and contemplated the varying parts. [Please … Continue reading

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Let’s see how this breaks down.

To further their study of decomposition, the 4th graders in Ms. Linder’s class began an experiment. The students were presented with three different questions about decomposition and were told what materials were at their disposal. In small groups, they brainstormed, … Continue reading

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“We created a community crater, where everybody could dig.”

“But we also had our own craters. And mine was 2 feet deep!” We’re in the process of making a Digging Zone in the garden and the third graders, with their gardening skills and imaginations, assisted in its creation. They … Continue reading

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Hand Salads and Hallo-worms!

Last week, the third graders reaped the reward of planting lettuce seeds in September. Our in resident scientists and gardeners harvested different varieties of lettuce, mizuna, arugula, pineapple sage flowers, and basil to create a hand salad (also known as … Continue reading

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