"Just wanted to encourage your efforts! The garden at our school provides more excitement to the children than I ever imagined! It is so worth the effort! We started out worm composting, it turned out to be a quick and easy way for the children to…"
"so true. It is very reassuring to remember my kids get even more a kick out of "just" radishes than i do, so here's to starting simple and experimenting. Isn't a radish a wonderful invitation to gardening?"
"Many thanks both Jenifer and Chris! It occurs to me, if summer is compost season especially, would people have a gardening purpose for fill dirt? Maybe some of that excess fill dirt can get sent away with gardeners, and help us import some more…"
"Ideally, a good veggie bed gets at least 8 full hours of sun. Can you ask one of the teachers to monitor it one day to see the direct exposure? And yes, it is a little late for the spring and summer garden to be started but, no reason you cannot…"
Hi! My kids private school is doing some renovations/cleanup and I would love to strongly suggest they begin a school garden. I have promised some research to the principal before an early June clean-up day. (help!?)There is a north south pointing, east facing turtle run (sans turtle:retired) that maybe could be a great raised garden bed? It will likely be torn down soon unless we make a case for another use. This garden bed, as I'd like to imagine it, has a brick building for its long west…See More
MS Arch, ASU, Before then, BA Arch The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. where Ed Mazria was required of all sophomores. Passive response was not the only acceptable design basis, but was the most certain valid basis to take in any class, not just the one with the US DOE prof. I was eager to come to Arizona, where I thought you'd all live in earthships. (ha!) Now a SAHM looking for meaningful work while hoping to at least educate my own kids on passive energy while keeping something alive in the garden!
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