Early exposure to organisms builds empathy for living things and teaches about life cycles, ecosystem dynamics, and predator/prey relationships.
Category: garden maintenance
Core Principles Series: Let the Kids Be the Gardeners
It’s helpful to give kids some direction, but they need opportunities to try things out and make mistakes.
Core Principles Series: Engage Kids in Meaningful Fitness
Meaningful fitness “exercises” the mind and body at the same time.
Year End Appeal: A Call to Action for School Garden Educators and Supporters Alike
Given the challenges schools have faced in the last two years, garden teachers (and kids) need more support from the community than ever before.
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.
Sharing the Summer Harvest with Open Garden Days
Reward hard work with garden bounty.
Backward Planning for a School Garden Salsa Harvest
Tomatoes start showing up in the big-box stores as early as February. To stay competitive, the locally owned nurseries probably stock them not much later, even though they know that it does little good to plant tomatoes any earlier than April 15th in Napa. Depending on your location, the low evening temperatures throughout the summer…