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Mrs. Glasgow from Kansas City MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing With Our Garden

My students need a raised garden bed, vegetable and flower seeds, watering cans, and fertilizer.

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our kids come from hard working, middle class families. Their families provide them with the very best they have, but at times it's not enough.

They come to school eager to learn, knowing education is a step forward in their future.

Each student has a desire to learn and be successful. They are creative, humorous, full of energy, and ready to take on the world. In our building we believe that to build a future for them, we ALL need to be a part of their lives. We are a community, but we're also a family.

My Project

At our school we are making an outdoor learning center. We will have a weather station and several bird feeders so we can watch bird behavior. We are also wanting to have an area for students to raise and study plants.

Utilizing a raised bed will allow for all students, K-5 grade to participate in the growing of vegetables and flowers.

We want our students to experience first hand all the steps needed for caring for plants. We will use the raised bed to plant the flowers and vegetables. The watering cans will be used to water the plants. We chose seeds that are best for the seasons they are actually in school. Our summer school classes will be able to use the materials this summer.

My hope is the students will learn the value of hard work and how to care for and tend a garden. Many students are use to eating fast food and do not realize the ease and convenience of growing your own food.

The best part will be the food it provides for us at the end of summer school and into our next school year! This project ties into our goal of having an outdoor learning center that students can participate in authentic learning and ties to our curriculum.

Mrs. Glasgow
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 375 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CedarCraft Elevated Self-Watering Planter • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
Indoor Watering Can, 1 Gallon, Sky Blue • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
10 Variety, 2,700+ Heirloom Seeds, Culinary Herb Seed Collection - 100% NON GMO Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Lavender, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme Herb Seeds by Sustainable Seed • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Lettuce Lovers Collection (8 Individual Packets of Lettuce Seeds) Non-GMO Seeds by Seed Needs • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Miracle-Gro 3001910 Shake 'N Feed All Purpose Continuous Release Plant Food • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
250 Zinnia Seeds - Giant California Mix - Heirloom Flower • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Zinnia Seeds, California Giants, 1 Ounce, 3000+ Seeds • Amazon Business $6.68 1 $6.68
Outsidepride Marigold Flame - 500 Seeds • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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