Field reports from
Frank Del Olmo Elementary School
This garden was completed in Summer 2015 with the help of Nestle, and features designs by Ryan Drnek. The raised beds lay on concrete, and picnic tables provide a seating area.
To break the ice on the first day of each new session, I always have my students choose a nickname by playing a name game that other EnrichLA rangers use as well. I have each student think of a garden-related word that starts with the same letter as their first name, and put the two…Read More
We had a blast today at Frank Del Olmo Elementary in Koreatown. Since last Thursday was a school holiday, the kids and I haven’t hung out in 2 full weeks! I decided that it would be a good day for our Pollinator lesson. Some of my 4th grade students are learning about honey bees in…Read More
Frank Del Olmo Elementary’s garden looks fantastic! All of the plants are looking healthy and green. The squash and cucumbers are looking ripe and ready to be harvested. This school’s garden has a very promising future, and we’re all very excited to see it flourish. ~Sarah, InternRead More
The Frank Del Olmo Elementary edible garden has only been around for a few short weeks now and already it is looking terrific! All the plants are thriving and well-watered even in full sun. The herbs were transplanted from beds adjacent to the building to the center of the alley to be replaced by some…Read More