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, Starting a Community Garden on our website under the Community Gardens tab, since many of the materials, considerations and planning are the same for school gardens.




"Rooted in the Third Ward"

@ Blackshear Elementary School

Tomato Planting 101 Workshop:
Sharing & Growing in the Outdoor Classroom
2900 Holman St, Houston, TX 77004
When: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 am -12 noon

Click here to Register!