Getting Started

 

 

School gardens provide a dynamic environment where classroom lessons come to life. Gardens allow students to apply what they learn and see the resultsUse the resources below to find what you need to know about how to start a garden at your school or youth center.

Successful school gardens have been initiated by parents, teachers, science coordinators, administrators and parent groups. Getting started with the right ingredients is the key to success in your first growing season.

 

See also, Getting Started in the Community Garden section since many of the materials, considerations and planning are the same for school gardens.

 

 


FEATURED SCHOOL GARDEN
Dig in to Fall Gardening at the Cultivated Classroom!
This 3-hour Professional Development workshop will provide classroom teachers, parents, and garden coordinators with hands-on experience that will help you use your Outdoor Classroom as an exciting educational tool. We will explore what to plant for Fall in our school gardens and create a delicious Fall recipe in the culinary classroom! Click here for more info! 
 
Where: Gregory-Lincoln Education Center

1101 Taft st, 77019

When: Sat. Oct 14

Time: 9AM-12PM