Here at Picker’s, we are all about helping local communities in their quest for health and wellnessin America. We do this by aiding the development of educational agriculture and local food production in America.
By creating sustainable ecosystems capable of producing healthy, cost effective food for the community, within the same community, we establish strong foundations for effecting positive change from the inside, out.
March 24, 2016
The students successfully planted an avocado tree in the Garden of the Tigers. It was the first tree they planted at the Jones High School living laboratory. They learned how to dig a proper hole and give the tree enough space to grow. “It seemed harder before anyone showed me,”...
March 12, 2016
Yes ladies and gentlemen, the Garden of the Tigers Tomato Patch is complete. Each student raised their own tomato plant inside the greenhouse then successfully transplanted them into the Tomato Patch. All the plants survived the transplanting phase and now the nutrient dense tomatoes are on their way!
March 3, 2016
Ladybugs are great insects that love to eat garden pests! Instead of spraying chemicals to remove our problem pests the students released ladybugs inside the greenhouse and got to see a natural (and very effective!) form of pest control. We’re always working hard to limit pest problems and sometimes it...