Field reports from

Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts School

The edible garden at Los Feliz Charter School was completed in summer 2011 with the help of the Greater Griffith Park Neighborhood Council.

Los Feliz Charter for the Arts: Germination

In October the Garden teacher Jenn showed the kinder and pre-K how to start wild sunflowers by harvesting the finished blooms and spreading the seeds in the garden, here is their result:  this art school is sure a beauty. This bed was empty in October, good job kids.  These are about 7-8 feet high. So…

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Soil Science at Los Feliz Charter For The Arts

Today we went into the field to find and compare various soil samples to see; what is in our soil. We were all armed with coffee filters for collecting. We then brought back our samples, and opened them up. We were looking for sand, silt, clay, and humus. We used magnifying glasses, and water, to…

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Kale Fountains and Sunflower Beacons at Los Feliz Charter for the Arts

A veritable botanical paradise has emerged at Los Feliz Charter’s vegetable garden. Emerging triumphantly out of raised beds are tufts of wrinkly-green Tuscan Kale (Brassica oleracea Lacinato), flanked by healthy boughs of Basil’s (Ocimum basilicum) ovate leaves, and beginning to set their roots deeply here and there are tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum), strawberries (Fragaria), peppers (Capsicum), and…

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Check out Los Feliz Charter for the Arts!

This garden is so cute, but don’t let it’s size fool you. My young gardeners of Los Feliz Arts have proven that you don’t need a whole lot of space to grow lots of food. The amount of dinosaur kale we have in this garden is enough to feed, well… A dinosaur! We are also…

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Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts Garden

Located at 2709 Media Center Dr, Los Angeles, 90065.

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Adding the finishing touches to Los Feliz Charter Jardin

BY TOMAS O’GRADY. We’re getting so close to finishing at Los Feliz charter garden.  On Saturday we installed a new trellis, finished the wood fence and added two new garden beds.  We also built a nice potting bench with a chalk board atop. We even hung the sign.

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Update Charter School Garden plans

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More work on the charter garden

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Great Day at Los Feliz Charter School for The Arts!

This past Saturday, July 9th, volunteers gathered to build the new garden at Los Feliz Charter School for The Arts.  Even though it was hot out, volunteers worked hard to get this garden ready for the students. Garden preparation included filling the raised beds with a 50/50 compost and dirt mixture, removing plants and weeds,…

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Lfcsa garden picket fence

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Charter school garden takes shape

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Building a garden at Los Feliz charter!

    Parents, kids and volunteers are here at Los Feliz charter school working diligently on the new garden.  Raised beds have been filled with a 50/50 compost and dirt mixture, and fruit trees are being planted as we speak!  Stay tuned for photos of the finished product….or come by and get dirty, we can…

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Charter school garden

Our star volunteer Sherrell picks up plants for this Saturday’s Garden Build at Los Feliz Charter for the Arts where she is a parent. Join her on July 9th – 9:00am to 1:00pm. Los Feliz Charter School For The Arts 2709 Media Center Drive Los Angeles, CA 90065 RSVP by clickingHERE. See you there!

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Garden Build July 9th- DONT MISS OUT

We are keeping up the momentum after two successful garden builds, at Roosevelt Senior High School in Boyle Heights and Trinity Elementary School in Southeast Los Angeles. Our volunteers are invaluable when it comes to these events.  The man power, enthusiasm, and dedication of these volunteers help us to turn rock hard dirt into a…

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LOS FELIZ CHARTER GARDEN GOING AHEAD

Tomas O’Grady of Enrich LA will work with LFCArts to install a new garden on their new campus

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Greater Griffith Park Neighborhood Council Approves $1500 for Los Feliz Charter!

Los Feliz Charter School For The Arts School Garden Los Feliz Charter School For The Arts school garden is currently in the planning phase, and the Greater Griffith Park Neighborhood Council recently approved a $1,500 grant for the project!  It is a lengthy process, but these funds will greatly aid in the development and maintenance…

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