Garden Spaces for Learning

The Learning Counsel. January 20, 1018. By Kenna McHugh: Within the last ten years, more and more schools across the country are maintaining gardens as part of their curriculum. The gardens have flourished as a favorite activity in small and large to public and private schools. The Learning Counsel even conducted a Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey of 477 Schools and Districts that showed school gardens is a trend. Read Story


Daily News October 25, 2016

By David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG| Oct 25, 2016 |  Senator Carol Liu addresses school officials and students on hand for the dedication of a 1500 foot all-native garden at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in Tujunga. The project, dedicated to the legacy of Senator Liu, is a joint effort between Pinewood Elementary, LAUSD, Beyond the Bell/ LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program, FormLA Landscaping, and the Senator’s GREEN21 sustainability program.  View Full Story

Pinewood Elementary Garden and Orchard Dedicated

By  | Oct 25, 2016 | Board of EducationCommunity PartnersSpecial EventsSustainability  Board Member Mónica Ratliff joined dozens of students, parents, faculty, and community partners on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of a garden and orchard at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in honor of California State Senator Carol Liu who will be retiring after 14 years representing the 25th District.  See Full Story