OUTDOOR LESSON: In an effort to show students where their food comes from, Nicholson Elementary is expanding its outdoor classrooms to include various gardens, including one for herbs. Photo by Jeremy Pittari

A grant from the Mississippi University Extension Service helped add an herb garden to Nicholson Elementary School’s outdoor classrooms.
Thursday, students got a chance to see where herbs come from, by planting their own in the outdoor garden. The garden is situated in the outdoor classroom adjacent to the reading web installed last year as part of a grant from Lowe’s in Slidell, La.
Through the grant from MSU, Pearl River County Extension Agent Eddie Smith was able to bring a number of herbs to Nicholson Elementary. As…