PS 372 Garden Committee

Great April Garden News!

Garden Season Begins; Grant Awarded to CommitteePS 372’s garden committee was awarded $1200. from a Grow-To-Learn expansion grant this week. Thanks to the parents and teachers — especially science teachers Kathy Mullen, Beth Huff, Fiona Frederick and Sarah Collins — for all their work and garden love! The Inclusions Garden was founded 4 years ago…

Reminder: Bring In Plastic Bottles, Please

We still need bottles! At Arts & Science Day, the Garden Committee will host a sub-irrigated basil planter table, and we still need lots of plastic bottles for the popular activity. Please donate clean, used 1-liter bottles, 1.5-liter and 2-liter bottles this week. (Seltzer bottles have the best thickness, but others work too.) Drop’em at the box…

Send In Empty Seltzer Bottles, Please!

Will you donate bottles for an Arts & Science Day activity?  The Garden Committee will host a sub-irrigated basil planter project for the students, and we need a lot of plastic bottles for it. Please consider donating clean, used 1-liter bottles, 1.5-liter and 2-liter bottles at your earliest convenience. Starting Wed Jan 17, we’ll accept bottles…

5th Grader Makes Dinner

Chili, Anyone? Inspired by a classroom visit from the Pure Food Kids, Benji made vegetarian chili for dinner Saturday.  Good eating’ and a great program! Nice to have at PS 372 The Children’s School. -Denise Maher, PS 372 Garden Chair

Save the Date: Garden Winterization Sat 11.11

 Every year our wonderful school garden needs to be cleaned up and prepped for the cold . *Volunteers Needed*  Saturday November 11th    10am – 3pm  (or whatever time you can spare) Kids welcome Coffee and breakfast Free strawberry plant give away  Dig in the dirt!   Tasks include- -Uprooting the annual vegetable plants  -Removing and storing the drip irrigation system -Replenishing…