School Gardening Articles

Designed to provide you with the resources needed to successfully implement plant-based lessons into your classroom, the following articles provide background information for a wide variety of garden-related topics.

With 52 raised beds in place, over 400 plants, 15 pallets of organic soil, flooring, and irrigation, a beautiful, bountiful school garden grows in Brooklyn. This ideal edible
Gardening is often considered a spring or summer activity, but many plants grow beautifully in fall! Planted in late summer, a number of vegetables will grow to maturity -- even
Williston, VT (July 18, 2014) — As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, a campaign to support worthy causes throughout the year, TODAY anchor, Carson Daly has chosen to shine a
Housed together in a four-story brown brick structure surrounded by brownstones and apartment buildings is PS 705 and Exceed Charter School of Brooklyn, New York. This combined
We can all use a little help in the garden. And the garden has an army of tiny helpers eager to lend a hand. They are the beneficial insects, ones that behave in ways that are
Need grant funding? Many school and youth garden programs seek grant funding to support their programs. Grants, fundraisers and donations can all help school gardens start and
Williston, VT (June 24, 2014) — As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, a campaign to support worthy causes throughout the year, TODAY anchor, Carson Daly has chosen to shine a
Williston, VT (May 30, 2014) — As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, a campaign to support worthy causes throughout the year, TODAY anchor, Carson Daly has chosen to shine a
A school garden can serve many purposes. For many schools, the garden is a natural extension of the classroom, offering a multitude of educational opportunities. For other schools
Do you want your kids to grow up in the garden and learn how to grow their own food? To cultivate a love of gardening and fresh vegetables, involve kids in fun, hands-on garden
Do you want to start a garden at your school?  With careful planning, your school garden can get off the ground! We have gathered a few strategies from American River College
"The nature of childhood has changed. There's not much nature in it." -National Wildlife Federation, Whole Child: Developing Mind, Body, and Spirit through Outdoor Play (2010)
We received over 500 applications for this year's Mantis Tiller Award. We want to thank every program that applied, gardening programs make a tremendous difference in the lives of
The exceptional applications we received this year made the selection process incredibly difficult for our team. We want to thank every program that applied and wish we could have
The Druid City Garden Project (DCGP) connects community through student led agriculture.  Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, this non-profit organization uses school gardens,

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