Roses are red,
violets are blue, but this Valentine’s Day our students decided to go green!
In a show of love for their school garden, fifth-graders at
Dallas ISD’s William Lipscomb Elementary School are spending Valentine’s Day
installing a new, high-tech, environmentally-friendly irrigation system in
their outdoor classroom.
With guidance from Dotty Woodson,
Extension Program Specialist of Water Resources in Dallas County for Texas
AgriLife Extension Service, the students are working side-by-side with parents,
teachers and community members, improving their garden’s sustainability and
learning about water conservation.
"Projects like this one in our school garden give
our students real-world lessons, not only in science but in environmental
stewardship and respect ...