International Community Garden - Garden Bed Prep.

Monday, April 10th, 2017 from 9:30am to 11:30am (ET)


The International Community Garden is an initiative at Columbus North International School to beautify the school building, grow perennial plants and foods, and to learn more about food production and distribution--plants and food grown in the garden will either support the local wildlife or provide food for school lunches and the less fortunate. The garden will include native perennial plants and has been initially designed to act as a monarch waystation that is sustainable and drought-resistant. The initiative is an effort created by the Middle School Student Council and supported by the Columbus Foundation, Scott's Miracle Grow, the Glen Echo Civic Association, and other local partners.

On April 10, we will be preparing the gardening bed and planting some lettuces, beans, and peas. We will need volunteers who can demonstrate how to begin a garden to our 7th- & 8th-grade students. We will need the following tools to get started:

  • One wheelbarrow
  • Watering cans
  • One action hoe
  • Two trowels
  • Gardening gloves
  • Two (2) long shovels (pointed tip)

We appreciate anyone that can volunteer their time and/or lend tools for our use (we will treat them with care). Any tools that our volunteers are not able to provide can be purchased via grant funding.

Thank you for your interest!
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Age Limit
All Ages
Requirement Details
Must bring a state ID and check in to our LobbyGuard system.
You get to help kids create a legacy at CNIS and you can take home seeds!
Parking Details
You may park in the parking lot on the west side of the building or on Arcadia Ave. Please be sure that you follow all posted parking signs on the street and be aware that our parking lot has many large, unmarked speed bumps.
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