This fall, we are kicking off a two year partnership with City Blossoms, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering healthy communities by developing creative, kid-driven green spaces and innovative resources. City Blossoms staff have a big Seaton Garden Work Day planned for Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 am to 1 pm. We will be building new garden … Continue reading City Blossoms Garden Work Day This Saturday, Oct. 21
October is Growing Healthy School Month in DC! At Seaton, we have a busy schedule of health and wellness activities for students and families, including: Garden Events: Family Garden Hour: Mondays Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, and Oct. 30 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM Fall Garden Work Day: Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 AM to … Continue reading It’s Growing Healthy Schools Month!
Please join us this Monday, Sept. 18 for Family Garden Hour from 4:30 to 5:30 PM! We need lots of help getting our garden beds ready for fall seedlings, weeding out old summer plants and preparing the soil. Kids have to be accompanied by an adult family member to attend. We hope to see some … Continue reading This Week’s Family Garden Hour
Each Monday, beginning on September 11, the garden will be open from 4:30 to 5:30 PM for all families (kids and grown-ups!) who are interested in helping out with tasks like watering, weeding, and planting. Kids are also welcome to play and explore, as long as they are accompanied by an adult family member. Harvesting … Continue reading Weekly Family Garden Work Hour, Mondays from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
All Seaton families are invited to join us this Saturday, August 26 to help put the finishing touches on our new rain garden! Thanks to the Riversmart Schools program, the rain garden and shaded seating area were added to our outdoor space between the basketball hoops and the PreK playground. We look forward to getting … Continue reading Planting Day in Our New Rain Garden This Saturday, 9 – 11:30 AM
We are still looking for families who are interested in helping with our school garden over the summer break. The main jobs are weeding and watering, and your family can take home fresh herbs and veggies. Time commitment is flexible, you can come often or as little as your schedule allows. Necesitamos ayuda con el … Continue reading Summer Garden Crew: Help Wanted
We are re-starting our Family Garden Hour for the spring season this Wednesday, April 12. Families are invited to join Ms. Sarah and Ms. Coyne in the garden from 4:30 to 5:30 PM each Wednesday until the end of the school year. We hope that you will stop in after picking your child up from After … Continue reading Spring Family Garden Hour Starts This Week
We will be planting garlic in our garden during our Family Work Hour on Monday, Nov. 14 from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. All families are invited to join us and taste some of our fresh salad greens while you are at it!
Seaton's Bonnie Gallion on how Seaton Elementary became one of America’s healthiest schools.
Our garden is looking better than ever, full of happy vegetables, herbs, flowers, and fruit, thanks to the hard work of students, teachers, and families this spring. Over the summer break, we need help to keep the garden healthy and to make sure it is ready for kids to jump right back into outdoor learning … Continue reading Summer Garden Help Needed!