Phoebe’s Garden

Benefits of our school garden:

  • Connects Children to the Environment
  • Enhances Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
  • Promotes Physical Activity
  • Changes Attitudes Towards Learning
  • Changes Eating Habits
  • Beautifies and Diversifies the School
  • Encourages Teamwork, Patience and Focus
  • Makes Kids Life-long Learners!

Classroom Participation:

  • Every Friday, different classes come out to the garden to participate in planned garden activities.
  • Weekly lessons based on the season, classroom curriculum, plant needs such as harvesting, seedling transplanting, and any other garden needs.

How can you help?

We are always in need of parent volunteers and/or garden supplies for our ever growing garden! 

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer or donate, please contact our parent garden leads Holly and Hillary by email at

  • Spring in the Garden
    Spring is off to a busy start in the garden! Lots of Spring planting–sugar snap peas, tomatoes, peppers, greens galore, and lots of pollinator plants! The garden team is planning on some fun projects–a new greenhouse, a makeover to the Read More …
  • Pumpkins!
    The garden’s pumpkins are growing and getting ready for the harvest fest!
  • 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) Read More …
  • 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 Read More …
  • 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. Read More …