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Growing Guide: How to Grow Sensory Plants

The plant kingdom offers such a wealth of sensory opportunities. Plants come in all sorts of shapes, colors, sizes, with seemingly infinite fragrances and tastes.

Starting a School Garden Program

The school garden offers a place to enrich teaching efforts with powerful hands-on experiences that make learning come alive.

There's Only One You: Tips to Create a Rock Garden Project

Back in May, one of my co-workers shared a school-wide project idea that went viral on social media from Scarymommy.com. The project was a rock garden inspired by the book "Only One You" by Linda Kranz, and decorated the landscaping of Sharon Elementary School in Newburgh, Indiana. The garden was the idea of Jessica Moyes, who is the art teacher at Sharon Elementary. Jessica, your design has inspired multiple schools to create their own rock gardens within their own schools. Our school's…

What Children Learn in the Garden

Gross Motor Hauling dirt, compost, mulch Digging Moving plants Weeding Picking produce Health Knowledge Good/not-so-good foods Need for exercise Clean air Clean environment Clean hands & bodies Bacteria in the environment Nutrition Nutritional value of different foods Which foods are good for what parts of your body Here's what I came up with in about 10 minutes last night. LIFE Environmental Stewardship: We need to keep our water and soils clean Some plants may not be around if we don't…

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Begin a school garden with tight funds by using community resources, connecting with local gardeners, and planting seeds in recycled containers. Buy organic compost in bulk to avoid purchasing expensive fertilizers and guarantee key nutrients in your school garden.

Beginning a school garden with a limited budget calls for creativity. Learn money-saving suggestions for a school garden including finding community resources, where to search online for cheap or free garden tools, acquiring and starting seeds, and best practices for buying compost in bulk.

How to Make a Rain Barrel | Empress of Dirt

This tutorial has step-by-step instructions for making your own rain barrel with simple parts from the hardware store.

Design a Garden that Honors Individuality and Fosters Connection - KidsGardening

Spending time in the garden can awaken the senses of touch, smell, and taste, and attune a child to the subtler sights and sounds of nature.

Free Gardening Curriculum for Kids

FREE Kids Gardening Curriculum for youth. These gardening lessons for children are a fun and educational program for kids to learn gardening.

Homeschool in the Garden: A Big List of Ideas and Resources - Blessed Beyond A Doubt

Spring is upon us, and what better way to spend it than planting? This year, take your homeschool outside and discover all the ways you can learn as a family through gardening. So, exactly what can your kids learn as they explore seed and soil? Check out these great