Field reports from

Jones Primary Center

The garden at Jones was built in the fall of 2017!

Marigolds, maravillas, at Jones PC

With Dia de los Muertos having just passed and the release of the movie Coco last year, most kids recognize marigolds–or maravillas in Spanish. (I quote the movie Coco, telling kids, “you know those yellow flowers, ‘I give you my blessing.’ Those flowers.”) They’re the focus of more than one gardening lesson. For one, marigolds…

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Wiggly Worms at Dr. Jones Primary Center

Dr. James Edward Jones Primary Center’s garden debuted this year. The students are excited and anxious to see their radish seeds grow. They peer wondrously at blooming snapdragons and bolting arugula. Nothing, however, can match the experience of holding a worm in your hand–and then learning that we use their poop in the garden. “Eeew….

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