At Village School, Rain Gardens Flourish

Just in time for the new school year, a new outdoor classroom is in bloom at Village School on McCampbell Road in Holmdel. Located within the center of the school complex, the courtyard has been transformed from ordinary blacktop into a lush greenscape, complete with four seasonal rain gardens, a new learning tool that will also benefit the local environment.

“The rain garden recycles stormwater to create beautiful and environmentally progressive seasonal rain gardens, along with a tremendous learning experience for the children ofVillage School,” said Superintendent of Schools Barbara Duncan, welcoming the new project at the township Board of Education meeting Sept. 29.

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