Thursday, May 31, 2012

Frau Heather's klasse

The second grade girls at Manzanita pose with a beautiful garlic that they grew.

Frau Dianes klasse

Harvests and washes this years first crop of red potatoes.

Miss Sarka's class

Here shown turning compost into a garden bed by the shade house.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012

Frau Sylvia's klasse

Is shown here enjoying freshly harvested fenel from the Aliso campus garden.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Here the fourth graders

Enjoy the fruits of their labor. Today we transplanted heirloom tomatoes and moved one of our raised beds.

The fourth graders

Work hard removing soil from one of the gardens raised beds.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Frau Sylvia's klasse

We found a Pacific tree frog while visiting the composting systems in the lower garden.

Fourth grades garden lesson

The fourth graders learn about soil life as they watch red worms deciding which soil they prefer.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Frau Monica's klasse

Cassius enjoys some red lettuce and learns about garden spiders.

Lechuga Roja

Jake and Maya of the nursery class at Aliso have different reactions to to fresh red lettuce from the garden.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Today's harvest

Curly leaf Kale. Swiss chard, Lacinato Kale, Beet greens and curly leaf lettuce from Willowbrook.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Ella of the preschool at Aliso

Demonstrates the latest in garden fashion during recess. Her hat was designed and constructed of spent borage flowers by Vanesa of Frau Iris's class.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Frau Kirstens klasse

Starting off as seeds and ending as flowers performing the seed dance.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012

Frau Claudia's klasse

Showing off some of the fruits of all of the 2nd grades good work in the garden. They helped harvest turnips and cat nip.

Today Maestra Veronica's class came to work

They and the garden are the better for it.

Then they.....

practiced bringing on their first rains.

Last Week

The fifth grade class experimented with different sized materials to give their rain sticks just the right sound.

Last Week

The first graders made bottle/jar gardens.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Seed saving.

Miss Iris' class harvesting borage seeds from the garden for next year.

Feeding the chickens

Miss Liz's class feeds cauliflower leaves to the chickens at the Aliso campus.

The big fish eats the smaller fish.

The nursery class at the Aliso campus learns about ocean food chains.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

This weeks Harvest

Frau Anita's class continued harvesting our mustard greens and arugula. While the other students harvested radish and seeded.

Design a flower

Design a flower

Frau Heather's class specifically designed and assembled flowers for different pollinators

Thursday, January 12, 2012

This week

Here we see Mr Dermots fifth graders harvesting this years turnips.

This week

Today the fifth graders harvested rinsed and put on display turnips, mustard greens and arugula before they headed up to the schools kitchen.