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Attack of the Killer Cabbage Moths!

Bad news: The pretty white Moths you might see fluttering around the Fall Garden Crops are a Garden Enemy!!!!Good news: Cabbage Moth Caterpillars are no match for our Student Gardeners!  It was another great Garden Friday! With the help of two Kinder-buddy classes (Harris/Nazari & Goul/Relles) and Ms. Davis & Ms. Auge’s 1st graders we were able to quickly find and…

Storm ready? We sure hope so!

What does the Storm mean for the Garden in General and the Chickens specifically? We are glad you asked! First we want to let you now that Chickens are storm/snow and generally weather proof! Did you know that the average chicken has 8,500 feathers? These feathers work together to create the chicken version of a…

Who needed a little Re-Coop-erating?! :)

Many of you might have noticed that the head of our hen house- the one and only Mrs. Henrietta Eggan was missing!!!! So here’s the SsssCoop! Complete with a happy ending! The Friday before Thanksgiving Mr. Burkhouse noticed that Mrs. Eggan was having trouble moving and didn’t look very good! We decided to take her…

Native Habitat Garden Planting- Take Two!

Big Thank You to Mr. Burkhouse, Mr. Goul, Mrs. Warren and Mrs. Harris for bringing their classes out last Friday to participate in the Supplemental planting in the Habitat Garden (which is located adjacent to the vegetable garden)! Thanks also to the DFW for sending Colin to help us out! Planted last year thanks to…

Hay isn’t just for horses . . .

It’s for Harvest Festivals and mulching! Not just decor anymore! The Bales of Straw that we used in the Pumpkin Patch at the Harvest Festival were put to work in the Garden! Ms. Davis brought her 1st Graders out to spread straw that will help keep weeds and mud at bay! They also broke into…

Feeling Good From My Head ToMaToes!

Thank you Mrs. Relles for braving the fog this chilly morning and bringing your class out to work with our many parent volunteers in four Garden Stations! Kindergartners were able to get some Carrots planted, Be Chicken Herders, Learn about Composting Worms and be Garden Detectives! Did you know that the plant (green part) of…