Discover the website Waldorfish where my guest post about covering the hoop house and the magic of nasturtiums gives a peek into why I love teaching gardening. http://waldorfish.com/blog/
Tag: school garden
Do You Think This Could Become as Big as Baseball?
Nine Similarities Between Family Gardening and the National Pastime. Our local baseball team uses our school lot for game parking. So, on early evenings before a home game, fans toting lawn chairs stride determinedly down our long driveway toward our community field of dreams. At the same time, parents and kids arriving at school to garden together step out of their…
Share if You Think Every School Should Have a Year-Round Organic Gardening Program!
a parable about the common core and the empty flower pots.
If we focus only on the seeds that come up in the pot, or the lessons that are taught for a test, so little is gained and so much is lost. Our children need teachers who are allowed to honor and support whatever grows
Leek Nibblers and Compost Jumpers
The animated fifth grader, laughing, dragged me toward the wire-framed bin at the edge of the woods where we compost weeds and spent plants. “Look,” she giggled, “we have compost jumpers.” Sure enough, the bin was almost full of pea vines and gone-to-seed lettuce and, on top of that, three bouncing little kids. — –the compost jumpers. This was a…