SUMMER (June to August)

 

Living Soils

  • Keep compost healthy by stirring it frequently and cover with leaves to reduce the smell and keep out the flies; if the compost looks dry, add some water.

 

Growing and Harvesting Healthy Food

  • Starting in June, harvest vegetables that were planted in the autumn (such as garlic, grains) and early spring (such as peas, spinach, beets, radishes, lettuce)

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Pollination

  • Explore ecosystem approaches to gardening such as permaculture

 

Art and Culture in the School Gardens

  • Cob benches and other garden infrastructure.

 

Community Building for the School Garden

  • Organize spring harvest festival

  • Visit farmers markets, market stands and/or community gardens

  • Coordinate summer water schedule with available families

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