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…
Bulbs are easy to cultivate and fun to study in the school garden, even for the youngest learners.
A modified version of a simple DIY “crafting” activity offers a solution to an environmental problem in a way that incorporates engineering design while also teaching sustainability.
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.
With the right combination of planning and prowess, crowdfunding is a viable way to raise money for garden-based education.
Back in April, I wrote about the potential challenges involved with serving school-garden-sourced produce with school lunch. In that post, I outlined three key guidelines that make Garden to Cafeteria work. In this post, I will share how The Z Project followed these three guidelines. Guideline 1: Select an item to grow that has high…
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.
Sunflowers beckon your attention when in bloom just in time for back-to-school.
Growing your own is an old idea with new legs, especially when it comes to school lunch.
Making a salve from calendula is a great use for this prolific weed.