Posted by: csdailyblog | September 24, 2010

Conserve Students Plant Flowers and Collect Honey

In the past few days students have been busy working in the Conserve School Community Garden, building more raised beds, transplanting plants that butterflies and bees particularly like, and collecting the honey produced in the apiary on the edge of the school garden. They also helped strain and bottle the honey, which students and staff will soon be enjoying in Conserve School’s dining room.

We’ve been converting one of our ball fields into a new community garden gradually over the past year. As part of that process, in Community Service time this week, one group of students built frames for more raised beds in the garden section devoted to butterflies and bees, and then filled the beds with soil and compost, wheelbarrow load by wheelbarrow load. Another group dug up plants  in the old butterfly garden and replanted them in the new beds. It’s amazing how much work can be completed in a short period of time when so many people work together!

Mary Anna

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