Watsonville School Garden Crew – Winter 2017
See what we are up to with our Winter 2017 Watsonville School Garden Crew
February 15 – Garden Stations with Amesti Students
Today we transplanted, sowed wildflowers, made beany-babies and played garden games. Additionally we started transforming part of the greenhouse into a functional storage area by adding cabinets.
February 8 – Sign Installation and Lesson Prep
Today we installed the signs we painted and reviewed a few lessons we will run with students next week. Check out our Beany Baby Necklaces!
February 1 – Plant Grab and Sign Painting
We acquired over 150 gallon perennial habitat plants from the UCSC Farm that will be planted in school gardens and painted garden signs
January 25 – Signs and Succulents
We painted garden sign blanks and propagated succulent plants. We installed bird netting and trelissed sweet peas at Amesti School.
January 18 – Landmark School Garden Workday
6 Garden Crew and 6 5th graders spent 2 hours clearing beds and amending soil with 30 cubic feet of soil amendment. We seeded two beds of wildflowers, a row of sweet peas and planted 8 Perennial Flowering Habitat Plants.
January 11 – Amesti School Garden Workday
Today we weeded the future corn patch, finished buidling a garden bed, planted 6 six packs of veggies, seeded a bed with clover, and started installing the greenhouse irrigation.