Students from Hamilton Elementary/SOTA I celebrate Wisconsin School Garden Day

Hamilton's garden is one of seven at area schools thanks to the GROW organization.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Local kids are taking advantage of school lessons sprouting in their school gardens.

Students from Hamilton Elementary/SOTA I Thursday afternoon to celebrate ‘Wisconsin School Garden Day’.

Community leaders joined the students for the lesson.

Students are learning about the science that helps gardens spring to life that’s one of many take-aways.

“Mostly we hope that they find their time enjoyable. That they learn something that they didn’t know before. And that they’re excited to continue to explore,” said GROW communication and outreach coordinator Bonnie Martin.

The garden is one of seven at area schools thanks to the GROW organization.