Field reports from

Berendo Middle School

The beautiful, large garden at Berendo Middle School was renovated during the Spring of 2017. The garden contains raised beds and a drip irrigation system.

Fall planting at Berendo!

With the cool weather finally here, it’s time to plant our fall and winter veggies! Lots of lettuce and leafy greens went in the ground today. We also have a new chalkboard! Thanks to Bain and Company, we also had a quick garden workday in which we remulched the garden pathways to keep the weeds under…

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Eggplant mania at Berendo MS

Today was a cool, beautiful day in the garden. We have had lots of eggplant growing lately. We learned how to save the best seeds from eggplant. They have beautiful purple flowers, but watch out, they have spikes!

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Cool and cloudy morning at Berendo

Today at Berendo we learned about cuttings, which is when you cut a branch out of an existing, mature plant and stick it in the ground so a new plant can grow! Cuttings are a great way to get new plants without starting from seeds or seedlings. We did cuttings out of jade trees and purple…

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Bug craze at Berendo Middle School!

During garden class at Berendo Middle School, students were able to spot a lot of cool bugs in the garden! From moths to a praying mantis, there were lots of exciting bugs to see. During class, students were able to draw the plants and bugs they saw in their cool garden journals. We were also…

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First day of gardening at Berendo Middle!

Today was the first day of gardening at Berendo Middle. The lesson was on seeds and seed saving. We explored the garden and planted carrot seeds

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Berendo Middle School

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