Winterthur’s 1,000 acres embody rolling hills, streams, meadows, and forests. I turned to the wisest people I knew for advise and assist and so they did help me. Finally in February 2016 Laurie Stockton Moreno (she teaches at Brookview Montessori College in Benton Harbor, Michigan in addition to instructs at Westminster College of Montessori, Utah) visited my classroom for every week and changed every little thing for me. I chose to remain there and have fallen in love with Early Elementary and cherish my time with these stunning souls.
Bulbs massive (‘Mount Everest’ allium), medium (‘Apricot Impression’ and ‘Black Hero’ tulips) and small (Oxalis adenophylla) made it into the ground in the fall, so their blooms will add to the bulbs which have naturalized over the years in the garden.
Preparing the tables for lunch and serving your friends, washing the home windows of the classroom, sweeping under the shelves to maintain the classroom clean, dusting the works and shelves to maintain a stunning atmosphere, cleaning plant leaves and arranging flowers for the shelves, gardening and sweeping walks offers goal and independence to the kid.
Along with views of his garden — by Monet and artists of the Giverny colony — historical photographs, diagrams and letters documenting his actions, from development of the well-known Japanese bridge to securing the legal right to divert water from a close-by river by means of his property.
From chickens to beekeeping, rain barrels to composting, native plant selection to garden design overview, our aim is to supply a relaxing day in 20 of Mar Vista’s most lovely sustainable gardens AND give visitors plenty of know-how to feed their very own sustainable garden dreams.