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Salad Science: Growing Edibles in Container Gardens!

What better way to save energy than to produce tasty, organic produce right in your schoolyard? Students grow their own salad greens from seeds, learn about parts of plants and their nutritional value, collect data on plant growth, and harvest the salad greens for a delicious salad party. This project requires a six-week commitment to weekly garden visits and at least one parent volunteer.
All Grades


Creating an Edibles Garden

GreenKids Salad Science

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Planting seeds at Whetstone ES   Salad table
     
SaladEssHarvest   SaladHighlViewHarvest
Harvesting at East Silver Spring ES   Harvesting at Highland View ES
     
SaladHarmonyHarvest   SaladCedarGrove
Harvesting at Harmony Hills ES   Harvesting at Cedar Grove ES
     
SaladCedarGrove2   SaladHarmonyEating
Preparing for a feast   A green feast!

 

 

   
     
Special thanks to our Salad Science partners!
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