Charles Elementary School

701 Menchville Road · Newport News, VA 23602 · Phone: (757) 886-7750 · Fax: (757) 988-1673

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COURTYARD TOUR: THE GARDEN

Garden

         

Pumpkins

Sheet Composting: The garden is an example of sheet composting. Students put different organic items in layers to form the garden. Some of the things they used were leaves, celery, coffee grounds, lemons, pumpkins, apples, tea bags, cabbage, etc.

 

Rotting pumpkins were used in sheet composting. After the pumpkins decomposed, the seeds were left to grow more pumpkins. Above, you will see a pumpkin plant.

Garden flowers

 

Garden flowers

Garden flowers

 

Garden flowers

Trellis  
Trellis

Coming soon...
Bean runners will be planted along the trellis. Carrots will be planted this spring, also.

   

Garden flowers

 

Garden flowers

Garden flowers


Click on the part of the courtyard map you would like to learn more about.   Enjoy your visit to our courtyard!

Courtyard map

SOL Panels Garden Can O Worms Planters Pond Tables

 

 

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