If the snail is already not your favorite animal, Escargot would like you to reconsider.
Author: The School Garden Doctor
Steps for Designing a Children’s Garden
Celebrate National Garden Month by engaging the youngest gardeners to design their own spaces to engage and explore.
Being a Curious Birder
Becoming a curious birder may be just the antidote you need to get through 2020!
“Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli!” and Other Halloween Reads
Stay safe this Halloween with creative planting activities and not-so-scary vegetable books.
Cooking Up Food Education
As a former classroom teacher, I can attest to the powerful pull food has for students.
Guest Post: Try “One Bite” Salsa Straight from the Garden
Despite the fact that I am not an expert gardener, I still find the importance and joy of sharing my experiences with food, the connection between garden-to-classroom and farm-to-table lessons.
Celebrate Summer’s Bounty with a Triple Tomato Taste Test
The Triple Tomato Taste lesson is a perfect way to connect home and school in meaningful ways during Food Literacy Month!
The Ambiguous Loss of Outdoor Education
Amidst the health and safety concerns, I’ve started to mourn the loss of access to outdoor learning spaces.
Growing a Garden as a Metaphor for Hope
Fighting racial injustice must begin somewhere. For me, that somewhere is hope.
Especially Now, Weed Mindfully
Weeds are in the eye of the beholder. This weed season, I offer three reasons to put your energy elsewhere.
Stone Soup for the Body, Soul, & Society as a Whole
Stone Soup encourages students to try a wide variety of vegetables while building classroom community through cuisine.
To engage kindergarteners in local, place-based investigation of bees, we ground the investigation in a real-life phenomenon: What kind of bees are in our school garden?
Bedazzle with Bulbs!
Bulbs are easy to cultivate and fun to study in the school garden, even for the youngest learners.
A Rave Review of “the School Garden Curriculum” by Kaci Rae Christopher
In the School Garden Curriculum, Christopher offers a rare gem in the field of garden-based learning that clearly capitalizes on her numerous years of experience leading children in learning outdoors.
Crowdfunding Successes (and Challenges) for Garden-Based Education
With the right combination of planning and prowess, crowdfunding is a viable way to raise money for garden-based education.