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Mrs. Johnen from Magalia CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gardens for Good

My students need gardening tools and materials to begin their journey to make their campus a beautiful place to behold.

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are first year 6th grade AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students. They decided they want to give back to their school by starting a Service Learning Project.

Our school is a small rural school of fewer than 500 students with a High ACES population.

They chose to build a flower garden on our school campus. Their goal is to not only beautify our campus, but also to deliver flowers to students and staff as random acts of kindness.

My Project

Students will gain experience using a variety of gardening tools and supplies to nurture and create a school flower garden. Our students will use trowels, potting soil, flower pots, and a variety of flowering seeds to construct their garden.

Gardens for Good will help our students learn more about the Environmental Sciences as well as help them apply what they have already learned to a real-life service learning project.

Students will practice cultivating and tending to a large vareity of flowering plants. Students will apply their knowledge of Botany, weather and climate, Earth's seasons, and Environmental Science to their garden.

Mrs. Johnen
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRAY PLANT PS 8X8X2.5IN PACK OF 24 • Frey Scientific $83.15 1 $83.15
GARDEN TOOLS SET/5 • Frey Scientific $16.19 3 $48.57
KIT OUTDOOR FLOWER GARDEN • Frey Scientific $35.99 1 $35.99
KIT OUTDOOR FLOWER GARDEN • Frey Scientific $35.99 1 $35.99
PLANTER STICKS 1/8''X12'' PKG/56 • Frey Scientific $5.39 5 $26.95
WATERING CAN PLAS 36 OZ • Frey Scientific $5.57 4 $22.28
SEED QUICK PLANT WILD TYPE PK/300 • Frey Scientific $21.99 1 $21.99
TRAY REPLACEMENT SEED FOR GREENBOX • Frey Scientific $10.79 2 $21.58
POTTING SOIL 8 LB • Frey Scientific $3.59 5 $17.95
POTTING SOIL 8 LB • Frey Scientific $3.59 5 $17.95
TRAYS PLAS PKG/6 • Frey Scientific $7.19 2 $14.38
FLOWERPOTS 5 1/2'' PKG/10 • Frey Scientific $6.29 2 $12.58
TRAYS PKG/4 • Frey Scientific $8.99 1 $8.99
TROWEL GARDEN EA • Frey Scientific $1.70 5 $8.50
VERMICULITE 1 QT • Frey Scientific $2.42 2 $4.84
SEEDS SUNFLOWER .25 LB • Frey Scientific $3.95 1 $3.95
SEED ZINNIA - 1G - APPROX 200/PACK • Frey Scientific $1.16 1 $1.16
SEED MARIGOLD - 843MG - APPROX 300/PACK • Frey Scientific $1.16 1 $1.16

Materials cost

$387.96

Vendor shipping charges

$46.56

State sales tax

$35.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.27

Total project goal

$595.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.11

1 Donor

-$595.11

Donations toward project cost

-$505.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.27

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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