Posts Tagged ‘school’

Perennials vs. Annuals in Your Landscape

Friday, May 6th, 2011
Our school contains a passionate group of teachers, parents, and administrators that dream of building an outdoor classroom at our elementary school. Since I love dirt, plants, and kids, it’s fitting that I am elbow deep in this project. Bringing this vision to a reality takes years of planning and fund raising from a community of dedicated people. One method of fundraising has been a plant sale. (more…)

An Outdoor Education

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
I am collaborating with teachers and staff at our elementary school in designing an outdoor classroom.  It has turned into a labor of love my daughter and me. She is excited about having gardens, compost piles and rain barrels at her school. I think I will recruit her to train the teachers that swear they kill every plant they touch. (more…)