Posts by Teddy Menard

Springtime in the Glenfeliz Garden

Welcome back to the garden! It’s been far too long since I’ve posted, but so much has happened in the garden since last time and there’s a lot to catch up on!   We have officially moved into the warm season as we have longer sunlight hours and hotter temperatures. As such, the anatomy of…

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Returning to the Garden at Glenfeliz Elementary

Things are getting off to a great start as the second semester is underway at Glenfeliz! Our last lessons were three weeks ago, and it was a very welcome feeling to return to the garden. Thanks to a little bit of wet weather, our soil seems replenished and the seedlings we planted in our final…

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Sustainability in the Garden at Glenfeliz

Fall is in and students are gearing up for the spookiest time of the year – Halloween. While this is a fun and exciting time for the students to dream up costume ideas and fantasize about sweet treats, it also signals a shift from the (extra) late summer this year into Southern California’s cool season. This…

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Plants From Around the World at Glenfeliz Elementary

Hello! The Glenfeliz Elementary garden is heading into the fall season as summer produce slows down and our new seeds begin to germinate for the cooler months. Each of our students has gotten to plant a seed (a variety of beets, carrots, leeks, bok choy, Chinese cabbage, and radish!), and our beds should be filling…

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Welcome Back to the Glenfeliz Garden!

Welcome back to the garden! Technical difficulties have kept us off the blog, but we are back and three weeks into our exploration of the relationships between plants and our bodies. Because many of the students are now veterans of the Glenfeliz Garden, we are working to deeper explore the content they may have covered in…

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