Our Garden

Garden Wish List

mural2The McKinley Elementary “Octopus’s Garden” is a continual work-in-progress. Started in 2007, our garden has evolved into a beautiful serene setting, complete with murals appropriate to an “Octopus’s Garden”. Each grade has their own raised bed in order to plant a variety of flowers, fruits and vegetables. Thanks to all those who have donated both their time and materials to create a fun, vibrant learning setting.

Please email mckinleygarden@yahoo.com with your garden photos, poems, updates and thoughts after visiting the garden. Please note: submissions may be edited before posting and not all submissions will be posted.

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The watercolor sunflower was done by Karen Kenyon, the mother of McKinley teacher Richard Kenyon.  Both Richard and Karen were involved in establishing the garden at McKinley.