The midpoint of July marks the second half of summer. Understandably, returning to school for the 2020-21 academic year is on the forefront of every teacher’s, parent’s, and student’s mind. Unfortunately, given the uptick in Covid-19 cases in many places, including Napa County, school will resume in continued distance learning mode. County public health officials…
Weeds are in the eye of the beholder. This weed season, I offer three reasons to put your energy elsewhere.
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As I begin to write this post, I am filled again with the excitement I felt while attending the School Gardeners’ Southwest Desert Almanac conference in Arizona last week. A small but mighty group convened for 2.5 days at the Desert Botanical Garden and Manzo Elementary School in Tucson to share ideas and inspiration as…
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.
Grow your garden and your teaching practice with collaboration.
Daily highlights from an amazing conference will inspire you to build the future of your school garden program.
Inviting the community to tour your garden is an authentic opportunity to beautify a school campus.
Making a salve from calendula is a great use for this prolific weed.
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Novice and expert birders flock for the annual Christmas Bird Count.
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