PS 372 Garden Committee

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…

Buy Flowers + Herbs to Benefit the School Garden!

Order forms are due by Friday March 31st. (Use this English/Spanish order-form or this English/Chinese version.) Next month, on Friday April 28th, there will be a first-come, first-served sidewalk sale at 512 Carroll St. To see more photos, go to common name plants descriptions with images or download these docs: plantPHOTOS3 plantPHOTOS2  PhotosplantsHerbs  Did you know edible plants and herbs…