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School Gardens: Making Garden Signs

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In the Life Lab Garden Classroom, we consider a good sign to be one that you don't have to repair year after year … unless, of course, you want sign making to be a project for your students year after year.

 

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Green Bronx Machine - Growing Our Way Into A New Economy

Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx teacher. With the help of extended student and community family they have grown over 25,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx. His Bronx classroom features the first indoor edible wall in NYC.

 

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Horticulture-speak: Gardening Terms 101

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"In the world of gardening and horticulture, there are plenty of terms that look downright confusing if not intimidating," said University of Illinois Extension horticulture specialist Greg Stack.

 

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Chicago Kids Learn Sustainable, Urban Farming

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Eighth graders at a South Side charter school are trying to grow their own foodwith a little help from non-profit Climate Cycle.

 

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Teaching Tools: School Gardens

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The following resources and activities offer ideas on how to incorporate your garden into your classroom.

 

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Got Dirt? Toolkit for Starting Youth Gardens

Tips on starting youth gardens.

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Tools for the Garden

Gardening is a good way to save money by growing your own vegetables, and you don't have to have a huge financial investment to get started. 

 

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Welcome to Purdue Entomology's Bug Bowl

Welcome to Purdue Entomology's Bug Bowl | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Check out Purdue Entomology's Annual Bug Bowl The 2012 Bug Bowl will be on April 14-16. Hold a Bug Bowl at your school.

 

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Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Science Fair Project Resource Guide | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

f you’ve never done a science fair project before, DON’T PANIC! The IPL’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide will help you through the whole project by guiding you to a variety of excellent web resources.

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Taking a Soil Sample

One of the best things a first-time gardener can do is have a soil sample taken for a soil test. Learn how to properly take a soil sample.

 

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Purdue Extension Vegetable Tips: Getting Started

Purdue Extension Vegetable Tips: Getting Started | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Before you start gardening, it's important to: Find Out What's Right For You, Check the Numbers, Have the Right Tools and Test Your Soil.

 

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The Edible Schoolyard Project

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Building and sharing a sustainable food curriculum for all schools.

 

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School Garden Plugmob Alert

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Irrepressible school garden advocate Mud Baron has announced the first plugmob of 2012.

 

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Charleston, SC Childrens Garden Project.

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The Charleston Children's Garden Project believes that the everyday tasks of a neighborhood garden contain links to every part of the world we live in and in the world of imagination.

 

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eatdinner.org: Call Me a School Gardens Convert

eatdinner.org: Call Me a School Gardens Convert | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

I have a confession to make. It is hard to publicly admit this but, I think I'm ready and here is goes. I have been skeptical about school gardens. (Gasp! I know).

 

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Urban Youth Impact’s West Palm Beach Impact Garden Wins National Award

Urban Youth Impact’s West Palm Beach Impact Garden Wins National Award | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Urban Youth Impact of West Palm Beach has been selected as one of six winners among 500 applicants nationwide in Burpee Home Gardens’ “I Can Grow” program.

 

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Ten Steps to a Successful Garden - Illinois Vegetable Garden Guide

Ten Steps to a Successful Garden - Illinois Vegetable Garden Guide | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Vegetables from the home garden are fresher, may have better nutrient values, and are often less costly than those sold in store.

 

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Got Veggies?

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Got Veggies? A garden-based nutrition education curriculum created with the goal of getting children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.

 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

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Growing School Gardens Initiative

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'Growing School Gardens' initiative in Madison, Wisconsin is dedicated to helping schools create and sustain gardens that will serve as outdoor classrooms and provide children who live in an increasingly urban landscape with a direct connection to their food and the earth.

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Illustrated Plant Glossary

Illustrated Plant Glossary | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Illustrated definitions of commonly used horticultural terms.

 

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Grow a Garden in a Glove

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Grow a Garden in a Glove: Explore what plants need to grow.

 

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How to Make an Awesome Insect Collection

How to Make an Awesome Insect Collection | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

A Beginner's Guide to Finding, Collecting, Mounting,
Identifying, and Displaying Insects.

 

Purdue Entomology Extension

 

 

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Purdue Extension Vegetable Tips: Planning the Garden

Purdue Extension Vegetable Tips: Planning the Garden | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Planning is the first and most basic step in home vegetable gardening. Planning not only saves time when you're ready to plant, it also gives you an idea of the types and quantities of seeds or plants you'll need.

 

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Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs

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Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs - all the mail-order gardening  catalogs and their websites in the U.S. and Canada!

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Academy for Global Citizenship - Edible Schoolyard

Academy for Global Citizenship - Edible Schoolyard | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

The Academy for Global Citizenship's schoolyard garden on Chicago's southwest side is a powerful vehicle for teaching our students about the connection between their everyday food choices and the health of the community, the environment, and themselves.

 

The Academy for Global Citizenship

 

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