DHS Garden Workday a Success

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”

DHS Garden Spring Workday

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”

History of School Gardens in the U.S.

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.