PS 372 Garden Committee

Herbs, Flowers, Vines: Plant Photos and Descriptions For Plant Sale

Begonia ‘Ambassador’ (mixed) – This series is a grower’s delight. It offers a clean, compact habit that is uniform  across all colors. Extensive basal branching translates to excellent outdoor performance and a free flowering habit. Very early to bloom in the pack. Height: 12″, 10-12″ spread. Shade tolerant. Coleus ‘Wizard’ (mixed) – Compact plants have…

Plant Sale Orders Due Fri 3.31

There will be a live plant sale at 512 Carroll Street on Friday April 28th. In addition, all community members are invited to pre-order plants. These orders will be due back to school, with payment, by Friday March 31st. Download the Order Form here. These plants will be sold to help benefit the school garden and…

The Caterpillar Cam is Back — And It’s Outside

Watch This Crysalis (Transform into a Butterfly) From Our Live Camera The Garden Committee’s Caterpillar Cam, launched in Spring 2015, has moved outside. We’re excited to report that the camera is aimed at a swallowtail crysalis.  We suspect it will emerge soon, and we hope to see the transformation in the wild for the first…

End Of Season Sights

October FlowersThis is what the garden looks like at the end of a productive season. The asters, primrose and goldenrod are in bloom (to support migrating Monarch butterflies) and the herbs are starting to flower or “go to seed.” The are eggplant, sweet peppers, tomatoes, oregano, basil, peppermint, spearmint, lemon verbena and other herbs that…

Save The Date: Garden Workday Sat Nov 5th

It’s Almost Time To Prep The Garden For Winter!Parents, teachers and students will come together to winterize the garden on Saturday November 5th. We will need all hands on deck to clean up and prepare the garden for winter. Kids are welcome to come along and help with tasks such as harvesting seeds from sunflowers,…

Garden Committee Meetings: All Are Welcome!

The school garden committee meets most Friday mornings in the garden at First Street and Denton (near the car wash) during the warm weather months. We’re a friendly group of parents and teachers. We will meet Friday, 9.16 and Friday 9.23at 825am in the garden. On the agenda: Planning the end of the season, considering…