Washington Open Elementary School

Our Garden

Gardening at Washington Open

Garden PictureWashington Open's gardening program offers an opportunity for our students to nurture and appreciate nature while learning how plants grow. Students of all grade levels learn to take care of plants and vegetables in our on-campus garden. The harvests are used in cooking projects.


(updated 9/25/2013) The following items are currently growing in the garden and are available for use for centers or cooking. Questions? Ask Melissa Rm. 14&5 or Cherie Rm. 18&4

Edible Garden (white picket fence): Lemon balm, (1) mammoth sunflower head, parsley, pumpkins, dried strawberry corn, oregano, expired cosmo flowers going to seed. Zucchini (growing will be ripe in 2 weeks)

Lower Elementary:  Rosemary.

Harvested & Stored: Pumpkins in lower elementary kitchen