SADD Garden brings Happiness!

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Students at Perry High School in the group, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) installed the Good Decision Garden at the entrance of the school.



before picture


Students walk past the planting as they arrive and leave school each day, enjoying the flowering display all spring.

With donations from local nurseries,




the students installed materials last fall


garden install


with the goal of continuous color from March


flowers and school



through July,




under the guidance and direction of OSU Extension-Lake County. Students are excited to see what will bloom next.

Plant Suggestions for the Good Decisions Garden (Flowers April-June)

Early Spring:

  • Dicentra - Bleeding Heart
  • Creeping Phlox


  • Hyacinth
  • Daffodils
  • Tulips

Late Spring:

  • Allium (purple sensation)
  • Lilac ‘Miss Kim’
  • Peony pink dawn
  • Weigela

Early Summer

  • Astilbe
  • Huceralla

Not only is the garden making a difference in student lives, it made a difference the crew

in those who installed the planting.