Grow Station Update

Our Grow Station at Pierre Elliott Trudeau is looking great with our signs up! Our seedlings are coming along nicely too!

Seeding, Re-purposing & Earth Day

Who knew milk and egg cartons could be used for so much more than holding milk and eggs? We up-cycled/recycled/re-purposed our milk and egg cartons to start our seedlings for our schoolyard garden! One method we learned about for preparing seed trays is the “sprinkle method,” which we used for our basil, lettuce and kale…

Feeding the Birds, Bugs & Squirrels

Do you wish you could make a bird feeder but don’t know how to start? All you need is an orange, some small sticks, twine and bird seed! In our Green Club we made bird feeders by emptying out some oranges (yum), and constructing them so they could hang around our schoolyard garden filled with…

Garden Cookies!

Did you know your garden might have a sweet tooth? We made “garden cookies,” (actually seed bombs) for our schoolyard garden! Using soil, clay, water and seeds, we used our hands to make the “cookie dough” for our garden cookies. We learned that our schoolyard garden’s pollinators would like our calendula, morning glory and black…