Earlier this month, a group of over twenty parents and teachers, as well as about the same number of energized elementary school students, gathered for pizza and to design a new garden at Dufief Elementary School in North Potomac, Maryland. It was my pleassure to lead them through this exercise.
- accessible to special needs students
- attract butterflies and bees
- spring color
- something for all of the senses
We broke into four teams. Each team worked very hard to put their ideas on paper and then presented their designs to the whole group. In the end, the best ideas from each team were collected and put into the master plan.