Tag: high school garden

Update on Toyota of Hollywood's School Garden

March 18, 2012 lacarguy School Garden Project, Toyota of Hollywood Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

Gardens are a wonderful way for everyone to connect.  Toyota of Hollywood employees along with the Garden Club, Journalism Club and and parents of Helen Bernstein High School planted, weeded, watered the garden. We planted tomatoes, basil, zucchini,cilantro, onions and strawberries.

We also planted marigolds.  Did you know this flower is not only pretty but an insect repellent?

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Toyota of Hollywood School Garden Groundbreaking

December 9, 2011 lacarguy Green Team, School Garden Project, Scion of Hollywood, Toyota of Hollywood Tags: , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

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Toyota of Hollywood’s School Gardens Program is off to a great start! During the first week of the program, the LA Conservation Corps worked strenuously to remove the pre-existing shrubbery and brush and flatten out the garden area. Later in the week LA Conservation Corps built wooden garden beds and filled them with nutrient-rich soil to support a healthy garden.

Next week, the garden will really start to take shape when students at Helen Bernstein High School will start planting the first seedlings in the garden beds. We can’t wait to get the students involved in this wonderful program!