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:

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,

 

donations

 

the students installed materials last fall

 

garden install

 

with the goal of continuous color from March

 

flowers and school

phlox

 

through July,

 

lilac

 

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

Bulbs:

  • 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.