Whole Kids Foundation - Schools - School Gardens, School Garden Grants We are currently accepting applications! The current application window will be open from September 1 – October Recipients announced: Spring 2014
PARA EL ZP Install a scale so students can practice math by weighing vegetables, calculating selling price for school farm markets, maybe try two different organic fertilization methods on same vegetables planted same way and weigh the differences, etc.
Here's a very helpful booklet on best practices in school gardening. There is information here on making gardens handicapped accessible, planting strategies, container gardens, themed gardens, and much more.
School gardens are blossoming across the country. Over the past decade, school gardens have grown from a rarity to a well-known concept that continues to gain traction in schools small and large, public and private, rural and
(herb garden idea) Got Pallets? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva
Reconnecting Kids to Nature: The Benefits of School Gardens