Lettuce Bloom

“Yuck! Bug! Someone squish it!” We have all heard children and adults shouting out like this in our classrooms, backyards and even our homes. But when it comes to our gardens it is important that we know which bugs to … Continue reading

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Grow an Easy Sensory Garden with Herbs

Herbs are the easiest “sensory” plant to grow in a garden. Children are amazed these plants can smell so good (or bad!) and impart flavor to our food.  Many enjoy chewing chives or mint sprigs, touching fuzzy sage and frilly … Continue reading

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The Learning and Growing Garden

Bell School is already a buzz with dreams of spring! The beautiful, built in 2008 by Teich Garden Systems, will soon thaw out and be ready for planting. The first plant to go in will be peas. This week students … Continue reading

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It’s Game Time!

By Brian Carney Remember last year when you didn’t get your seeds planted on time? I didn’t, most every educator I know didn’t… School gardens are tough to plan for! When you’re doing it all by yourself that is. I try … Continue reading

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