With a generous grant of $5000 from Lowes, a fruit and vegetable raised-bed garden was constructed on the south side of our campus in 2013. Former White Pines teacher Ann Taylor helped secure the grant and coordinate the project. We also partnered with Shape Corporation and local businesses to secure materials and supplies needed for the project.
The White Pines Garden is open to school and community members. Girl Scouts from Lakeshore Middle School and many White Pines summer school students assisted in planting tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, radishes, kale, strawberries, rhubarb, carrots, onions, broccoli, basil and more.
The garden is open for the school and community to pick fresh produce as it ripens. Thanks to our PTO, we were able to purchase 200 tulips for fall planting and also will have a picnic table at the garden area.
Please contact fifth grade teacher Jean Baker if you are interested in helping with this school project. More information will be coming about the tulip planting and the White Pines Garden Club.