October 6, 2017--We are pleased to announce the garden activities for the first quarter of 2017-2018 have started!
A garden consultant is on campus 12 hours a week as a resource of information and also to assist faculty and students interested in using the garden space to support and diversify their lessons and classes. It can be used as a live outdoor classroom to enhance many areas of learning about our natural world. Curricular connections are limitless: life sciences, measurement, geometry, social studies, history, art and design can all be experienced first hand in the garden.
Consulting for teachers and students
Tuesday, Thursday 8am -12pm
Wednesdays 1pm - 5pm
Garden Consultant - Abdoulaye Gueye firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordination and Information - Nyah Gueye email@example.com
The garden agenda for the first semester will be dedicated to:
Compost! Getting the compost going - Recycling organic matter- Decomposition - Waste reduction and management
Soil! Recognizing soil structure - Amending and preparing - planting cover crops to cleanse and improve the soil
Seed Propagation! Learning about seeds - Sprouting, planting and caring for seedlings- designing and designating areas for specific plants and projects
After school Garden Project Classes
ASA Garden Project Class - Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 (Elementary school) Green Team & Community Gardening - Wednesday 3:30 - 5:00 (Secondary school)
The garden is located behind the library. Come and visit!