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Glendale Garden: Garden Resources

Glendale School Garden

Welcome to the Glendale Snack Garden: Where we learn to grow a healthy snack together!

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Spring Snack Garden Plans: March-May

Spring Salad Wrap Garden (30-35 days)

Radish Slaw Spring Rolls (30-35 days)

Radish Mango Salsa  (30-35 days)

Important Dates for all Spring Recipe Gardens:

  • Inside Seed Preparation Window: March 20-April 14, 2018 with Nancy Kieraldo
  • Outdoor Planting Window: April 17-28, 2018 with Nancy Kieraldo
  • Harvest and recipe preparation/eating: May 22-June 1, 2018 with Zulema Cruz Hinds

DIG IN Request Form : Due January 31, 2018

Summer-Fall Snack Garden Plans: June-September

Red Salsa Garden (mild and/or hot) (60-65 days in Straw Bale or Raised Bed)

Green Salsa Garden (mild and/or hot) (60-65 days in Straw Bale or Raised Bed)

Rainbow Coleslaw Garden (70+ days) (Raised Bed)

Pesto Garden (70+ days) (Raised Bed)

Pizza Garden (70+ days) (Raised Bed)

Rainbow Pollinator Garden (4 Straw Bales)

Pie Pumpkin and Squash Garden in 3-6 straw bales (80+ days)

Straw Bale Snack Garden (60+ days)

* Zinnia Pollinator Garden (Teacher has class sow zinnias seeds inside May 1-12. Transplant outside June 1-9)

*indicates there is room for only 1 garden of this type (first come, first serve)

Important Dates for all Summer-Fall Recipe Gardens:

  • Outdoor Planting Window: Late May-June 7, 2018 with Nancy Kieraldo
  • Harvest and recipe preparation/eating: June 19-Sept. 29, 2018 with Zulema Cruz Hinds

DIG IN Request Form : Due January 31, 2018

Vermicomposting: Turning snack waste into compost using worms

Glendale Starting a Vermicomposting Project in 2018-19

Glendale School students will be turning weekly snack waste to valuable compost red worms (vermicomposting). Here are a few resources to help us get started with this project:

Worms can recycle your garbage: NC Extension

Vermicomposting for Schools (links to more resources)

Garden Map

 2018 Garden Map

Math-Garden Curriculum

Literacy/Social Studies-Garden Curriculum

Arts-Garden Curriculum

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