A Virtual Tour of the Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden

This week, the Schoolyard Gardens team is excited to invite you on a virtual tour of the Leanna Flandermeyer Beanstalk Children’s Garden!   Yup, it’s time to adjust your sun hat because the Beanstalk tour guides are nothing short of a star-studded (and, sun-kissed!) cast that will guide you and your senses through their favorite […]

The earthworm way … blind.

Exceptional Earthworms

Summary: Thanks to springtime rain showers, we have been observing an abundance of earthworms in our gardens and backyards. Though puddle jumping is encouraged during this rainy season, we recommend students take a quick break from splashing, and look closely to find earthworms hard at work keeping the soil healthy. This week’s lesson, “Exceptional Earthworms” […]


Covering Garden Beds and Jotting Garden Memories

There’s something bittersweet about covering Schoolyard Garden beds at the end of the fall into winter season. The Schoolyard Gardens team uses landscape fabric or burlap to cover garden beds after they’ve been cleared of garden debris to ensure that they’ll be ready for planting come springtime. The fabric suppresses any pesky weeds that inevitably […]