Enlisting students during extracurricular times of the school day is a viable way to build youth leaders and maintain a school garden at the same time.
Accomplish your garden goals with a work party strategy.
One of the most perplexing challenges of the school garden is the academic calendar. Even in climates with a year-round growing season, summer is usually the most bountiful time of year. But summer is also when students are scarce. How can you ensure that the summer harvest doesn’t become a maintenance burden? Select varieties that mature slowly. Unless…
A lot of tiny hands help maintain the school garden after school.
Maintaining a school garden is a labor of love.