The garden beds
are part of a grant program that gives local schools everything they need to build two 4-by-8-foot garden beds
that can be used to teach children about gardening and healthy living.
While all of the classroom experiences contribute to students developing knowledge, Mrs Riley highlighted specific activities--measuring an indoor garden bed
, mathematics and science journal entries, and student presentations--as being particularly powerful in developing her students' mathematical thinking in the areas showing notable growth.
"We now have four garden beds
instead of rows of plants,'' she said.
Adjacent to this cracked concrete pad was the new site of a Learning Garden, complete with permeable pavers, a steel trellis, sitting boulders, and a maze of white curvilinear garden beds
The first step is edging the garden bed
. Use a square shovel or an edger to dig down about 6 in., slicing through the grass roots around the garden bed
Because sweet corn is tall and a heavy feeder, it is best suited to a garden bed
or individual pot.
Second, a most important step for a successful garden is a well- prepared garden bed
She has recently added a raised garden bed
behind her garden shed for more perennials and annuals.
Forest Garden BED
OF Sleeper at sleeper garden beds
were placed along the fence and colourful Herbaceous, Veronica Blue and Blue Lavender (PS3 each) planted to add colour.
From here George succumbs to chasing cats and digging in the garden bed
. On Harris' return George decides to try to turn over a new leaf.
This estimation activity proved to be a rich task in identifying students' knowledge on fraction terminologies such as half, quarter, eighth, and also conversions from millilitres to litres, just as the garden bed
construction explored conversion from millimetres to centimetres to metres.
Often foliage provides the reason that a plant stands out in a garden bed
. A foliage plant may be selected because it provides bright contrast to the background or in a shaded spot, or because the leaf structure, appearance, or feel are attractive to closer inspection.