Garden Your Own Growth Update
When we last checked in with the Garden Your Own Growth program at Reagan Elementary, the garden was in it’s third week of growth. The garden has been growing and the kids have been enjoying the program each week. Here are a few picture updates from week 6 and week 8! To read the whole story about the Garden Your Own Growth program, click here!
The garden in week 6.
Week 6: Students share and taste freshly grown kale.
Week 6: The students get to choose cabbage or chard plants to take home. They are excited to care for their own plants as well as the school garden.
The Garden in week 8.
By week 8, the garden is flourishing!
Week 8: At the beginning of each garden lesson the students get to examine the new growth. They make observations and ask questions.
Week 8: The CASP staff and the Garden Your Own Growth team watch on as students water the garden and take responsibility for their food.
Week 8: Students are taught the technique of harvesting leaves off of the kale plant.
Week 8: Students are eager to pick large kale leaves
Week 8: Students proudly show off their kale harvest. The Garden Your Own Growth team collected the kale and made kale chips for the students to eat or take home.