Redwood garden beds provide learning opportunities for students and teachers
–Big Creek Lumber Company announces the return of their school’s 2021 gardening program. These red garden beds provide opportunities for students and teachers to learn about plant biology, discuss how food grows, and learn about the interactions between plants. Water and sun. Students can also assist in the construction of garden beds.
The main building material for the garden beds is red wood from the local forests and collected in a sustainable and renewable way. Garden beds provide an opportunity for teachers to discuss where the products we use come from and the implications for their use.
Big Creek Lambert randomly donated hundreds of garden beds to schools and continues this tradition, now offering the garden beds as an annual application process. Marketing Manager Mi Michel Webb said: “Since the beginning of our regular aid program, we have donated 50 garden beds to schools. My job. In this program, these students will learn carpentry, math, how to grow food, and learn about healthy eating. It is an honor to continue the tradition of donating garden beds to our communities.
Schools are encouraged to apply each year and the receiving school can reapply after two years. Applications are available on the Big Creek website. Applications can be picked up at any of the five retail timber yards in Atater, Half Moon Bay, Paso Rolls, Santa Cruz and Watsonville. This benefits schools in the communities where Big Creek operates. Ten garden beds will be awarded to the receiving schools. Completed applications must be returned in person at the Great Creek Lambert Campus by Saturday, October 30th. All eligible schools are included in the drawing and two schools are randomly selected on each school grounds. The kits will be sent out in early spring for the students to plant their gardens in the spring.
Completed applications must be returned in person to a large Creek Lamber compound by Thursday, October 31st. All eligible schools will be included in the drawing and two schools will be randomly selected on campus. The kits will be sent out in early spring for the students to plant their gardens in the spring.