Vermont School Garden

A visit to a Vermont public school garden through the seasons.

We’re Building a Hoop House!

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Hammering in posts: Hoop House

Hammering in posts: Hoop House

Thanks to the New England Environmental Grass Roots Seed Fund and the Holt Foundation, the Westminster Center School has the funds to begin constructing a hoop house. With donated wood from a former WCS student, John Parker, the groundwork was laid by fifth graders supervised by their teacher, Jesse Wampler. The students in the fifth grade and our After School Program students will see the construction of this hoop house through to its completion. We hope to extend our growing season in the garden by several months in the spring and fall. Look at all the possibilities for learning in the photos below!

finding the right screw

finding the right screw

hoop house measurement

hoop house measurement

hoophouse drilling

hoop house drilling

hoophouse measuring 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

teamwork, hoophouse

teamwork, hoophouse

 

muffin break

muffin break

Hoop House construction continued

Hoop House construction continued

Hoop House Update

Hoop House Update

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Author: vermontschoolgarden

I have been an elementary teacher at the Westminster Center School for 30 years. For most of those years, I maintained a garden as part of my teaching curriculum resource. Now I am the Garden Coordinator for all of the Westminster Center School classrooms.

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