The weather gods graced us with the best case scenario that April 19th in Michigan can offer. Sunny skies and a slight breeze brought out lots of parents, students, and friends of the Sullivan Memorial Learning Garden to help plant spring crops, move the compost bins, and install a new entryway. Multiple generations were represented,Continue reading “DHS Garden Workday a Success”
Volunteers are needed for the DHS Garden Spring Workday on April 19th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please join us, DHS students, and community members to help get the garden ready for the growing season, repair the compost bins, and establish a welcoming entryway to the garden. Find more details and Sign up here or at: http://bit.do/DHSGardenWorkday. If you can’t stayContinue reading “DHS Garden Spring Workday”
Did you know that gardening in public schools has a rich history in the U.S.? This video from the Library of Congress addresses the history of school gardens in our country, including how a “School Garden Army” was endorsed by Uncle Sam himself during the war to increase domestic food supplies.