School Garden – Planning the Nitty Gritty

So much about properly caring for a new school garden concerns the nitty, gritty nuts and bolts of who’s doing what and when and where are all the things kept?!¬†Here are some questions and logistics to consider when you’re coordinating use of your school’s new garden. You might keep this info on a worksheet in…

Tree Care Basics

  Water Weekly For the first few years, watering is the most important thing you can do for your trees. Water 15-20 gallons a week May-Oct.¬† Fill the tree-gator bag, pour three or four large buckets or let the hose flow for 15 minutes. Water 2X a week in July and August. Cultivate and Fertilize…

Playground Maintenance Basics

THE BASICS Keep it Clean Though your custodial staff will clean your playground regularly, they can’t be there all the time. Cleaning is a team sport! Plan regular community clean-ups to keep your playground in peak play condition. Sometime a few additional recycling bags tied on the fence can be a huge help, especially during…