PS 372 Garden Committee

Find Garden Books In Yvette’s Office

Stories and poems recommended by folks from the Poughkeepsie Farm Project and purchased by the garden committee can be borrowed from the collection in Yvette’s office. Thanks for taking a look! The Ugly Vegetables Lin, Grace Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez …

Try These Flowers For Tea

Several flowering herbs located in the teaching bed, such as calendula, lavender, anise hyssop and Tulsi/ Holy Basil, should be harvested frequently to promote plant growth. Students can pick these flowers and use them to make tea in a couple of hours, potpourri or a scented sachel. See recipes below. More info: Calendula ( Calendula officialis)…

Good News For Summer School Gardeners

In addition to a new sun shade in the actual garden, this year we have a calendar to help guide your gardening activities with students. You can download it from here or find it posted in the garden. Books are on the way, too. The garden committee has purchased some books recommended for elementary school gardeners by…

It’s Time For Students to Celebrate The Harvest

Garden To Cafe Is Coming!The Garden to Café chef will be on site Tuesday, June 20th to offer students a summer harvest tasting. This program is free to students and features sampling of seasonal dishes inspired by our school garden (and sourced by local farmers markets). On the menu: Microgreen Salad with Persian Cucumbers Cherry Tomatoes…

Harvest From The School Garden This Summer!

You’re Invited to Enjoy The School Garden This Summer!Fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, peppers, eggplant, mints, ground cherries, strawberries – July and August are the most productive months for the school garden. Help us enjoy the fruits of the students’ work! Help Harvest The School Garden committee needs help from local families to maintain the garden on summer…

Plant Sale Is Friday April 28th

Flowers Are Coming!Thank you for considering volunteering to help man the sale.  Find the signup here.  If you pre-ordered plants, you should have received a pick up reminder this week.Your plans must be picked up by 6pm Friday, April 28th (ASD site plants will go home via student) ICT families and staffers can pick up plants…