We are excited to partner with Ready to Grow Gardens this year! The first garden day lesson will be on September 9.
Thank you to The Ground Up for donating compost for this year's garden!
Date: September 9th, 2021
Garden Teacher: Emily Irshad
Lesson Topic: Fall Vegetables!
Grade Level: 2nd
Lesson Highlights and Vocabulary: Today 2nd graders learned all about fall vegetables! We talked about the different parts of every plants and made connections to some of the vegetables that we eat!
Student Activities: Today 2nd graders worked hard to prepare their garden for fall planting! We removed any grass that was growing and added in new soil. We also harvested some sweet potatoes! The rest will continue to grow for Kinder to finish harvesting during our next visit.
What we Planted: Today we planted peppers, herbs, and butterfly plants!
What we Harvested: Sweet Potatoes!
Garden Work Completed: Today I worked to prepare the garden for planting and started our pollinator garden!
Favorite Moments: Today I really enjoyed students working in teams to prepare the garden. I love when students have a direct hand in making their garden ready! Please see photos for some of my favorite moments :)