Edward Murphy: Award-Winning Young Gardener!

During the summer months, Edward Murphy student Naïma not only helped out in the B.A.S.E. Daycare garden at her school with her mother Véronique, but also signed up to be a young gardener with the Botanical Garden’s program Jardins-jeunes. During her work as a young gardener she worked hard! “I learned what types of insects are good…

Edward Murphy: Painting With Produce!

This summer, blueberries and kale were growing faster than the neighbourhood could eat them at Edward Murphy Elementary’s B.A.S.E. Daycare garden. Ms. Melina hosted garden workshops in July and August for any interested community members. Below are a few pics of the children painting with produce after helping pulling weeds! They used all kinds of…

Edward Murphy: Seed-Collecting/Saving Workshop

Van Ferrier, Green Animator Members of the Edward Murphy Green Club took part in a seed-collecting workshop on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Students from Grades 3, 4, and 5 learned about the importance of maintaining the genetic diversity of food crops by solving a fun mystery about what scientists are saving by the millions in…