Sunday, March 31, 2013

Rieke Spring Garden

Before spring break the classes headed out to plant in the new hanging gardens.  Here is what they planted:

Kindergarten - 'Give Peas a Chance' with a side of strawberries

1st and 5th grades - 'The Nose Knows' - a olfactory garden of cilantro, spearmint, chocolate mint, lemon verbena, purple sage, onion, dill, curled parsley, tarragon, Italian parsley.

3rd grade - 'Growing Things' - spring science standard with carrots, peas, strawberries

2nd and 4th grades - 'Roots, leaves, and flowers - where does food come from?' with radish, lettuce, broccoli, garlic, spinach, and nasturtiums.

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