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Remembering Garden Classroom Founder Carla Marshall

Remembering Garden Classroom Founder Carla Marshall

Since the garden’s founding in 1989 the Becker Green Classroom’s mission has been full of hope: to facilitate environmental stewardship, wellness, and equity for Becker Elementary students and their community, in an experiential outdoor learning space. Created by...

Becker Bee Buzz 6.3: Requeening Hives?

Becker Bee Buzz 6.3: Requeening Hives?

It's been a dramatic couple of weeks, and there has been lots of activity in the hives. I believe both hives have requeened themselves. During each inspection, I check to see if we have a queen. I look for eggs, larvae, and capped brood, as well as honey. Do you see...

Becker Bee Buzz 5.20: A Home for Our Bees

Great news! AISD has approved our site location for bees. This doesn't actually mean anything right now, but it's still exciting. We will transfer the bees to the new site once things settle down. A few things will need to happen...

Becker Bee Buzz 5.24: Meet Beemione

Becker Bee Buzz 5.24: Meet Beemione

This little lady landed on Joaquin, and he immediately recognized that it was Beemione. Our friend is a worker bees. Worker bees are hardworking ladies, and they serve many roles over the course of their short life spans. When she is young (3 to 12 days), as a nurse...

Becker Bee Buzz 5.21: All Hail Queen Freddy Mercury

We have a winner of the name-a-queen raffle! Lavender Marsh won the queen naming raffle. Her choice for queen bee name is Freddy Mercury. Meet Queen Freddy Mercury. There she is, just right of center. Her body is longer than the workers around her...

Upcoming Events



Pre-K Family Open House




Garden Work Day



Volunteer Open House & Work Day



Volunteer Orientation




Garden Work Day




Activities & Curriculum Happy Hour



Garden Work Day




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The goals of our Donation programs are to raise funds for our operating costs, awareness about our incredible garden, and to increase volunteer involvement so that all children at our school can have the opportunity to participate. 

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