Tower Companies Green Apple Day at SCES and SSIMS

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Green Apple Day of Service
Sligo Creek Elementary School and Silver Spring International Middle School
500 Schuyler Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States

The Tower Companies will be holding its 5th Green Apple Day. This will be the third year that the Tower Companies has worked with Sligo Creek Elementary School and Silver Spring International Middle School. 

Tower is happy to announce that 100% of its employees will be participating in this effort!

This year's projects are taking place in the outdoor classroom that is shared between the two schools. The projects include the following:

  • Building two new edible gardens and planting fall vegetables in them
  • Helping to maintain the conservation landscape garden by weeding, planting new plants, edging, and mulching
  • Building a shed for gardening and outdoor supplies
  • Eco-staining the benches in the outdoor classroom to better handle weather conditions
  • ¬†Designing and building signs to include in the Outdoor Classroom to include welcome signs, a rain garden sign, and a vegetable garden sign
  • Cleaning up other gardens in the outdoor classroom with weeding and mulching.
  • Creating planters that will have herbs in them to keep at the middle and elementary school entrances

Tower would also like to thank our participating partners for their generous donations to help make this event possible:

  • Art Display Co.
  • Clark Construction
  • Design Collective, Inc.
  • Geppetto Catering, Inc.
  • Rock Creek Conservancy
  • Ruppert Landscaping
  • RainScapes for Schools
  • Silver Spring International Middle School
  • Sligo Creek Elementary School

Contact information

Giuliana Kunkel

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