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.