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Summer Care Takers
Summary of What You Can Do to Help
  • Cut bouquets and remove dead flowers (deadheading)
  • Weed out Borage plants (plenty more will come back)
  • Harvest fruit and veg as shown on garden map and key
  • Water plants with blue flags by hand
  • Extra credit weed outside of front gate (leave flowers to set seed)
  • Sweep up steps and rake back gravel from stairs
Tips for a great visit:
  1. Pack a picnic and stay for a while.
  2. Bring vases, jars, buckets, foil, or rubber bands to easier take flowers home.
  3. Bring bags or baskets to more easily harvest food.
    1. If you dig potatoes (in bed 11 only) take note of the irrigation line and dig gently around it, better yet just the the three lines out of the way and then replace when done digging.
    2. If harvesting lettuce consider just removing the larger outside leaves and leaving the plant there for future harvests
    3. don't forget to harvest zuchinni 
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Summer Care 2017


Summer Care 2017


Sign Up For Summer Garden Care - Eat Plums, Dig Potatoes, Cut Flowers and Care for the Garden and New School Landscape!
The Best Fertilizer is the Gardener's Shadow.
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T
o Support Our Garden Program
Donations go to Pacific School Parents Club (PS: Foundation for our Future)
Or send a check payable to PSF Parents Club to:
PSF Parents Club, PO BOX 358, Davenport CA, 95017

Announcements & Meeting Notes

  • 8/16/17 Workday Tasks Come lend a hand next Wednesday anytime from 10:00 - 2:00.Here are some of the tasks we have lined up (pending people to help):Installing a garden bench ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2017, 8:47 AM by John Fisher
  • 2017 Grandparents and Special Friend Day Was Great We shared Lemon Balm / Chamomile  and Mint Tea, FoodLab Short Breads, made family tea bags, sowed seeds, took guests on garden tours, cut flowers and taught visitors how we sift ...
    Posted May 15, 2017, 8:43 PM by John Fisher
  • Orchard Planting Day Pacific School Orchard Planting DayWe planted 7 apple trees and 1 persimmon tree. 3 citrus and an avocado tree are on the way. This whole school project involved Tk ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2017, 10:15 PM by John Fisher
  • Fruit Tree Orchard Project Underway In November, 2016 we began preparing our planting areas by weeding and cover cropping future planting areas.See all the photos here.
    Posted Nov 30, 2016, 9:02 PM by Pacific Life Lab
  • June 18th Schoolyard Irrigation and Garden Workday a Success We had a great day helping out our school garden and school yard.We installed an irrigation system for the the lawn which was destroyed when the new construction went ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2017, 8:35 AM by John Fisher
  • Grandparents Tea in the Garden 2016 Grandparents Tea in the Garden - A Smashing Success - Click for more Photos
    Posted May 14, 2016, 9:27 PM by John Fisher
  • Kukuya Update 5/4/16 Volunteer Judy Stevens has been doing a great job removing this nasty weed.Here is a little background on work that has been done over the past two years.All ...
    Posted May 4, 2016, 9:44 PM by John Fisher
  • Winter 2016 Update Rain and Rain and Rain!!! Thank you rain!!!It is great to see the garden flourishing and not having to water over the winter. Big Thanks! to 2nd Grade IS ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2016, 11:02 PM by John Fisher
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Grandparents Day in the Garden 2017


March 25th, 2017 Workday


Grandparents Garden Tea May 2016



Winter-Spring 2015

Fall - Winter 2014



Great Video: Why We Like Our Garden - Submission for Dole Challenge Grant




View all our Photo Albums

Magnified Images from the Garden



How to Use Our Weather Station


The Fine Art of Flower Pounding - Starring Ms. C's Class


Garden Workday December 2012