Heirloom Seeds Coming Soon to Your Green Club’s Seedling Sale!

Exciting news! Many of our B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Club Seedling Sales coming in May will feature heirloom fruit and vegetable seedlings thanks to Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds! Baker Creek had an excess supply of seeds they couldn’t sell because of the dates on the packages, even though the seeds are still viable. Green Club Animator…

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…

Seedling Sale Preparation

We can’t wait to host our next seedling sale in a few short months! In Green Club on February 26, 2018, we looked through three catalogues to order our seeds. We chose seeds of plants that our customers liked last year, seeds of our favourite plants and those that thrived in our grow station environment….

St. Raphael: Hydroponic System Phase I — EMSB B.A.S.E. Daycare

An exciting new project at St. Raphael is underway! B.A.S.E. Daycare students are spending their lunch times once a week building a Living Green Wall with Concordia’s Food Group Research Project HydroFlora who work within Concordia’s Greenhouse. Here is the hydroponic system the students have built so far, the first step before actually constructing their…

Planting Our Fruit Orchard

During our Green Club harvest party in October 2017, we planted two fruit trees in our garden to build our fruit orchard! The trees were purchased through the Un arbre pour mon quartier campaign. We plan on planting two more trees this spring and can’t wait to get back out into our garden. Before we…