One of our dear, sweet Spring rituals is the spreading of seeds by the children. Between St. Patrick’s Day and the first day of Spring, the children spread clover and grass seeds, with a little help from the March winds, in order to prepare for a grassy lawn after a muddy winter.
With assistance from their teachers, they sprinkle the grass and clover seeds in the front yard. The seeds are then covered with straw to keep moisture in and to keep the seeds from blowing away. The yard is sectioned off to protect the planted patches while the seeds take root.
With the help of April showers, our hope is that the grass we sew in March will be covering our play yard in time for Graduation in May.
This is one the natural cycles of Frog Pond.