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Think Spring ! Designing a Garden

Fourth Grade students were used a detailed blue print of the cafeteria courtyard to work on designing the rain garden this week in science.  After studying the soil and space this past fall, students determined what spots plants were most needed to capture the excess water coming down the hill.   15 more words

4th Grade

Conservation Practices: Caring for our Water and Soil

Protecting soil and water is a topic that is on a lot of minds these days. As regular consumers of water (I try to get my 8 glasses a day) we want our water to be clean. 1,156 more words

Planning a Spring Garden

This year fourth grade students have been studying the space outside the the cafeteria courtyard.  Students have been working at ways to redesign this space.  Some of the ideas include making a wildlife habitat and rain garden to make the space more sustainable.   266 more words

4th Grade

The Rain Garden Design Challenge

Fourth Grade students worked hard today exploring ways to better use the lower school courtyard.  Students brainstromed examples of brightspots (roses), thorns (painspots), and rosebuds (potential) for the space.   73 more words

4th Grade

Citizen Science Raingarden Transformation

Over a 6 week process, I got to know 10 girls very well, and I am very proud of the work that they did for planning the garden.   122 more words

Girl Scouts

York Region Rain Garden Project

Four infographic posters with flat design layout and water colour+sketch style illustrations for a Rain Garden project as a part of my mandatory internship at Seneca. 38 more words


Top 10 Rain Garden Plants for South Australia

Top 10 Rain Garden Plants for South Australia

A recent study has shown that the following type of plants are suitable for rain gardens. For more information, see… 109 more words