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The Garden of Bliss is located on the campus of Maharishi School in Fairfield, Iowa.

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Email:
info@gardenofbliss.org

Address:

804 Dr. Keith Wallace Drive 
Fairfield, IA 52556 

Phone:

641-919-3181

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October 6, 2018

The 4th-6th grade gardening class collaborated with the art and music department to create wall art that is both beautiful and functional. The Maharishi School kitchen has challenges with reverberating sound that makes it difficult to hear instructions and comments whe...

November 17, 2017

The 1st - 3rd grade boys took a break while learning about the Fall season. We talked about why the leaves turn brown and looked for signs of animals and birds and observed where they go and how they prepare for winter. Best of all - they got to jump in the leaves!...

November 7, 2017

1st - 3rd grade girls learned about how squirrels prepare to stay warm in the winter. We went out and scouted the campus for squirrel nests and discussed how they use sticks and leaves to build them. Then we gathered sticks and leaves and built one ourselves!

October 31, 2017

Halloween treats don't always have to be sugary sweet to be fun and delicious! Here the 4-6 girls make and eat some "apple monsters" with carrot fingers and olive spiders.

September 27, 2017

We had so much fun harvesting this Fall. Top: The Kindergarten class picked cabbage and tromboncino squash during a lesson known as "Bigger than Me"! Bottom: The 4-6 Girls picked a peck of peppers to put on their pizza while the 1-3 girls dug potatoes for their potato...

May 12, 2017

Every year, the 4-5-6 girls plant beautiful flowers in clay pots to be displayed during all Maharishi School graduation ceremonies. Each girl chooses and plants their own design. Some will remain in the greenhouse to add the annual welcoming touch to Olivia's Entrance.

March 24, 2017

How do you get "lettuce hair"? The 1-2-3 girls decorated their pots with silly faces, planted the seeds and watched them grow! Four weeks later they are excited to take their lettuce hair home where they will clip off a salad or two.

March 17, 2017

The 1-2-3 girls toss “seed bombs” of clay, compost and bachelor buttons into the food forest. We are blissfully awaiting spring in the Garden of Bliss! 

February 26, 2017

With our unusually early spring, it's time to get started on your garden by picking up your seeds at Everybody's Whole Foods in Fairfield. All profits go directly to help Maharishi School Garden of Bliss. Seeds are from Seed Savers Exchange, leaders in preserving non-G...

February 18, 2017

One of our 11th grade students learns about soil nutrients in 68 degree February weather from Faith Reeves, who is conducting field tests on our orchard's soil composition. Faith is the demonstration Farm Manager at Sky Factory, has a certificate in Nutrition Farming®...

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