School Gardening Resources
12.2K views | +2 today
Follow
School Gardening Resources
Helpful Resources for School Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension
Curated by Ron Wolford
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

After Dinner Gardening for Kids

Planting seeds from everyday fruits can be a great activity to get your kids involved in gardening, especially during the winter.

 

University of Illinois Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ron Wolford from The Miracle of Fall
Scoop.it!

Kids: Explore Fall Colors with Chemistry

Kids: Explore Fall Colors with Chemistry | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Investigate fall colors with your child through the process of paper chromatography.

 

MSU Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

To Teach Kids about Food, Put Planters in the Playground

To Teach Kids about Food, Put Planters in the Playground | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

The slogan "Think Different" has become a mantra for a generation of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. So when high-tech-millionaire-turned-restaurateur Kimbal Musk envisioned a network of Learning Gardens for public schools, he didn't settle for the usual framed, raised beds.

 

Muskogee Phoenix

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

RHS Campaign to Bring Gardening to Schools is Reaping a Rich Harvest

RHS Campaign to Bring Gardening to Schools is Reaping a Rich Harvest | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Bo and his fellow gardeners attend Chisenhale primary school, one of nearly 16,000 that have registered for the RHS Campaign for School Gardening which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month.

 

theguardian

 

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

School Garden Grants | Whole Kids Foundation

School Garden Grants | Whole Kids Foundation | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

School gardens are a vital educational tool. Every seed planted sprouts a new opportunity for kids to cultivate healthy eating habits. Teaching kids to garden helps them learn about complex topics like sustainability and conservation, food systems and community awareness.

 

Whole Kids Foundation

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Start a School Garden- Grow It, Eat it!

Start a School Garden- Grow It, Eat it! | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Chrissa Carlson, the Garden and Nutrition Educator at Baltimore's Hampstead Hill Academy, shares her expertise in implementing Nutrition Education into the school curriculum via the Youth Gardening program.

 

Maryland Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ron Wolford from The Miracle of Fall
Scoop.it!

Prepare Now for Spring Gardening

Prepare Now for Spring Gardening | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

"Fall may end this year's gardening season, but it is the perfect time to begin preparations for next year," explained Martha Smith. "Taking care of a few details now means fewer chores, pests, and problems next spring."

 

University of Illinois Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Harvesting Potatoes at Granny's Garden School

Students at Loveland Primary School harvest potatoes from their school garden. Granny's Garden School garden coordinator Connie Bateman leads the lesson.

 

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

School Spotlight: Landscape for Learning – Buffalo School 90 Courtyard Transformed

School Spotlight: Landscape for Learning – Buffalo School 90 Courtyard Transformed | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Buffalo Public School 90 is a shining example of how the outdoors can be used to make a lasting impression in children’s lives. The school’s courtyard used to be an underwhelming space with straggly trees and a flagpole. Numerous windows looked out on it, but providing daylight was their only function. Now, it’s an entirely different story.

 

Bay Backpack Blog

 

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part II

Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part II | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

 

A shortlist of environmental education funding sources that have deadlines this October and November:

 

Bay Backpack Blog

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Lucy's Tasty Treasures

Lucy's Tasty Treasures | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Lucy's Tasty Treasures - A TV program for students about fruits and vegetables grown in the Southeast U.S.

 

Clemson University

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

School gardens: Community Gardens and Tomato Plant Fun

School gardens: Community Gardens and Tomato Plant Fun | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Peter Seabrook offers the latest news from our campaign to get Britain's primary schools keen on gardening...

 

The Sun

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Entomology Resources for Kids and Teachers

Entomology Resources for Kids and Teachers | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Entomology resources for kids and teachers.

 

University of Kentucky Entomology

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Learning Science through Gardening

Learning Science through Gardening | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Chris Clemmons’ science students at Patton Junior High School have planted their very own vegetable garden. They’re starting with vegetables that will grow quickly for the fall such as lettuce, beets, kale, cabbage and carrots.

 

Fort Leavenworth Lamp

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

The Kitchen Community: Funded 6 Learning Gardens in Chicago

The Kitchen Community: Funded 6 Learning Gardens in Chicago | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

The Kitchen Community connects kids to real food by creating Learning Gardens in schools and community organizations across America.

 

The Kitchen Community

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Salad Table Gardening Part 1 - Grow It, Eat it!

Salad Table Gardening Part 1 - Grow It, Eat it! | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Jon Traunfeld demonstrates how to use a University of Maryland Salad Table.

Don't forget to check out Part 2!

 

Maryland Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Salad Table Gardening Part 2 - Grow It, Eat it!

Salad Table Gardening Part 2 - Grow It, Eat it! | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Jon Traunfeld continues his demonstration of using the Maryland Salad Table.

 

Maryland Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ron Wolford from The Miracle of Fall
Scoop.it!

Fall is for Planting

Fall is for Planting | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Autumn's arrival does not signal the end of fresh produce from the garden. "With a little advance planning, you can continue to reap the bounty of fresh, tender greens, sweet carrots, and beets," said Greg Stack, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

 

University of Illinois Extension

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Granny's Garden School: Fall School Garden Lesson Guides

Granny's Garden School: Fall School Garden Lesson Guides | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

The fall class schedule connects the needs of the gardens to the timing of classroom lessons in the first semester.

 

Granny's Garden School

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Rochester, MN School Uses a Garden as a Teaching Tool

Rochester, MN School Uses a Garden as a Teaching Tool | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

New technology has always made its way into schools; computers, smart boards, and iPads. But some schools are going old school by getting down and dirty with nature.

 

KAALtv.com 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Starting a School Garden Without All the “Stuff”

Starting a School Garden Without All the “Stuff” | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

School gardens are all the rage right now. Judging by what is going on in the Greater Cincinnati Area, where I am located, there have to be thousands of new programs being launched across the country this year.

 

Bay Backpack Blog

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ron Wolford
Scoop.it!

Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part I

Funding Fun: Fall 2012 Environmental Education Grants, Part I | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

An assembled a list of environmental education grants with application deadlines in September and early October. Check them out below, and good luck with your applications!

 

Bay Backpack blog

more...
Wellington Aquaponics's curator insight, January 7, 2013 11:04 PM

This is a great funding list.

Rescooped by Ron Wolford from The Miracle of Fall
Scoop.it!

Leaf Identification

Leaf Identification | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

This straightforward tutorial on leaf identification comes from the Department of Horticulture at Penn State University. Simple diagrams, helpful photos, and clear explanations make short work of learning the basics of leaf identification.

 

Penn State University

more...
No comment yet.