Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

Nightingale Middle School is located in the Cypress Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. We are fortunate to be located in such a beautiful part of town that overlooks both downtown and the LA River. We are not so fortunate when it comes to the landscaping of our school. Most of our school is covered in black top with a section of astroturf reserved for Physical Education purposes....read more

How are you going to do it?

Our project seeks to create a green space where students can tend a garden. The garden would have a variety of plants, most importantly including plants native to our Southern California ecosystem. Our students will also be learning about green architecture. They will have a large part in brainstorming ideas for design as they learn more about what architectural designs will help sustain this space. Our students will be specifically learning about greywater systems. As they learn more about ...read more