Bryson Elementary: Students Start Seeds

Students use a variety of inorganic and organic containers to plant bean seeds. Germinating fast and reliably, beans are nitrogen-fixing and improve the soil. With words like, “organic,” “inorganic” and “decompose,” the lesson is an opportunity to go over prefixes and connect to literacy.



Christine Lai

Christine Lai is a UCCE Master Gardener who joined Enrich LA in 2016. She began gardening in California in 2013 when she removed her parents’ lawn and replaced it with water wise landscaping. Today, her interests have widened to include edible and native plant gardening. She keeps a worm bin and misses the open compost pile in her old home terribly.