PS 372 Garden Committee

Eggplant Salsa Recipe

Soon-to-be 3rd grader Aiden Moyer and his mom, Sarah Adams, picked the garden’s first eggplant, made a salsa and served it to Aiden’s summer camp class. The kids loved it. Dig in! Aiden & Sarah’s Eggplant Salsa Ingredients 1 medium/ small eggplant 3-4 tomatoes 1/4 medium onion 4 cloves of garlic a handful of cilantro…

Weekend Gardeners Needed In July + August

Local families are needed to volunteer in the garden on weekends in July and August. We especially need people in the PS 372 community to help check on the plants, the caterpillars, the timed irrigation system (and harvest the goods!) during the last two weeks in August.  Interested, but haven’t watered yet?  Come to a…

Caterpillar Sighting!

  This guy was spotted Friday, June 13th, chowing down on our dill.  Dill is a host plant for black swallowtail butterflies.  With any luck, this caterpillar will one day turn into a black swallowtail. You may remember that we got butterfly-friendly plants from Butterfly Project NYC in May.  Look for black swallowtails feeding off…

Garden Meeting Tomorrow 6.12

Thursday, June 12, 8:30am-9:15am in the GARDEN This will be one of the last meeting of the school year*.  Stop by to help us stake the tomato plants and find out: -How to access PS 372 garden over the summer -Plans for the raised beds in the summer and fall -How you can help the…

Meet The Three Sisters!

Today the 3rd graders planted corn, the first element of a Three Sisters Garden. Next, the kids–with the help of Ms. Chandra (pictured) and Ms. Sarah–will plant beans and squash before the end of the school year.   With any luck, as 4th graders, they’ll harvest the corn, beans and squash while they study other aspects of…

Will You Help Water the Vegetable Garden?

Thirsty Vegetable Plants Need You!    Please volunteer to water the vegetable garden one morning soon. Adults can do it in the morning after drop-off . Find instructions and more info on the watering sign-up sheet. Get involved in all aspects of the garden, including fundraising, planning, water catchment and more, by joining the google group, groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/372garden, reading…

Look! Can you see the lettuce sprouts?

  If you look closely you can see sprouts from the lettuce seeds that 1-3 and 1-1 broadcasted on Friday during science class.  Pretty cool! Come to the garden meeting Friday morning to learn more and get involved in what the kids are growing. You can even sign up to water in the morning on…