John Eager Howard's new outdoor classroom

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Constructing planter boxes at John Eager Howard Elementary School (9/1/11)

With funding support from Baltimore City Office of Sustainability and Chesapeake Bay Trust, John Eager Howard Elementary School's Green Team is working with RHIC to convert an interior courtyard into an outdoor classroom with a vegetable garden.  This week Blue Water Baltimore and Baltimore City Master Gardeners contributed technical guidance and volunteers for constructing  planter boxes, and next week students will be filling in the boxes with soil and plantings. You can follow our progress here:

Assembling the pieces:

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Cutting the wire mesh:

Drilling the wood pieces together:

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Attaching the side panels:

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Winding down:

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