Campus Aesthetic

    Introducing gardens to elementary schools would also positively impact the campus aesthetic. Students would feel a sense of pride contributing their efforts towards a project that helped beautify their school. They then would have an idea of the work and responsibilities involved in keeping the school looking its best so they are more likely to respect school property and take the initiative to clean up after themselves.  These practices instill values of the importance of serving their community that would translate into adulthood. Studies have shown that children who participated in gardening projects had a heightened awareness for the importance of being a team player as well as an elevated self esteem

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