Posts by Temo Helenes

Harvesting Veggies at Fleming MS

This week we learned what fruits or veggies are in season right now and why its important to wait until they are ripe before picking them. We harvested lots of beautiful veggies like the japanese cucumbers, tomatoes,red lettuce and kale. We made a bountiful salad complemented with some strawberries, sunflower seeds, almond shavings and a…

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Edible plant parts @ Fleming MS

  Today the kids learned about the different edible parts of a plant: ┬áthe fruits, roots, flowers, stem, leaves & seeds. They identified what parts of the veggies growing in our garden are edible. We found some awesome garden dwellers and identified them as friends or foes. Then the kids chopped & composted some old…

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Fleming Garden is Open!

  Enrich LA started a new garden partnership with Fleming MS in Lomita, CA. ┬áThe raised beds were put in and planted with the hard work of Ms.Nguyen’s horticultural class. The kids have learned their garden chores and are excited to plant the seedlings they started. Tomatoes and cucumbers are the biggest, kale and chives…

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