Field reports from

Willow Elementary

This garden was built in June 2017 with the help of Next Step Ministries!

Worms at Willow Elementary

As our tour of the senses continued this week at Willow Elementary, students touched red, manure worms. They learned that worms are slick because they breathe through their skin and that they squirm because they don’t like the sunlight. Students were also delighted to learn that, like them, red worms prefer sweet fruits like watermelon,…

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Sights and Smells at Willow Elementary

Students at Willow Elementary kicked off their first ever gardening classes with a plethora of plants that they could touch and smell. Cuttings included basil, rosemary, thyme, and mint. Students observed that some were rough, others smooth. Some had tiny leaves, others larger ones. Some had flowers, and others not. We then took a tour…

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New Gardens at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Willow Elementary + Beautification at Avalon + South Gate Middle!

We’re off to a very busy summer this year! We built a brand new garden at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Willow Elementary. ¬†We also did some¬†beautification at the gardens in the Avalon Housing Community and South Gate Middle School! Thanks to the hard work of our amazing volunteer group from Next Step Ministries who…

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