Ruahmah J. Hutchings Elementary School students plant
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(Photo: Howell Public Schools)

Ruahmah J. Hutchings Elementary School’s second graders have created a school garden that will become a classroom for future students.

Tom Gould, a spokesman with the Howell Public School District, said students were required to research the need for a garden as well as what types of vegetables should go in their garden and how the garden could benefit the school.

“With their research complete, the students proposed the idea of creating a school garden that could be used as an outdoor education space to their principal and received his approval,” Gould said. “The garden project began to grow and grow into something…