For any school starting a garden, I would recommend the early implementation of traditions. One we started our first year was throwing a tea party on Administrative Professionals Day. Seven beloved staff members receive an invitation:
And then we have high tea in the garden!
OK, this year we were forced to move it inside because of the cold, breezy, damp weather. And that proved to be a more enjoyable experience for all!
Here is a picture from last year: