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Criteria for Minigrant

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Congratulations to the

2017 Mini Grant  Recipients 

MJ Brecht Elementary School plans on continuing to enhance their Garden by involving students from grades Kindergarten to  4th grade.
  • Kindergarten will learn how to plant seeds and the basics needs of plants.
  • grade 1 will learn about invertebrates in the garden, how to plant bulbs, and how to care for plants.
  • grade 2 will learn the life cycles of the garden, integrated pest management, the characteristics of good soil, how to prepare soil for planting, and the butterflies need specific host plants as food for their caterpillars.
  • grade 3 will learn about the water cycles in the garden, the difference between fruits and vegetables, and how to care for these plants.
  • grade 4 will learn how to harvest the garden, about what greens in a salad, how to clean a garden at the end of the season, composting, and uses for herbs.

Kings Elementary School plans to also continuing to enhance their garden by involving students from grades Kindergarten to 5th grade. They will teach the students through the garden such classes as Life Science, Art, and Math.  This school has a gardening club and these students take charge of the caring for the garden.






2009 - A note of thanks from the Martin Garden Club, E.R. Martin Elementary School, Lancaster, PA

 We received a note of thanks for a mini-grant from Donna Jones at the Roherstown Elementary School along with this picture of the students.  Looks like they are “growing” a lot of future gardeners.










We have awarded Minigrants to six schools. The photos above are of Lori Barbar's class (The Flower Squad). They grew seed geraniums, these photos are from 2009.  Good Work! 
The Lancaster Country Day School worked with worm composting, planting seeds, observing, measuring - and planning the garden plot. 

Lancaster Country Day School


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