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Students get ready for 'big dig' in the garden [Old Town Laurel]

Students get ready for 'big dig' in the garden [Old Town Laurel]

Things are soon to grow at Laurel Elementary School, and it's not just the students.

The school will be the site of a "big dig" on Friday, June 2 to install two outdoor classrooms and vegetable and perennial gardens on its campus on Montgomery Street. The project is the fruit of a recently awarded partnership with REAL School Gardens, which funds learning gardens and teacher training at partner schools around the country.

REAL School Gardens, with support from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, is expected to invest a total of about $100,000 in Laurel Elementary over the next three years. Many of those dollars will go...

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