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School Greenhouse Guide

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Introducing greenhouse gardening into the classroom enriches the curriculum.

 

Kidsgardening.org

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Benefits of School Gardening

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The article discusses the multiple benefits of school gardening for students, teachers, schools, and communities.

 

education.com

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Plant Broccoli Transplants

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Broccoli is a hardy vegetable of the cabbage family that is high in vitamins A and D. It develops best during cool seasons of the year.

 

Watch Your Garden Grow-U of IL Extension

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Success With School Gardens

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Success With School Gardens contains all the information needed to plan, initiate and conduct a youth garden program.

 

Authors: Linda A. Guy, Cathry Cromell and Lucy K. Bradley

 

Arizona Master Gardener Press

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Vegetable Growing Guides

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Each profile contains a detailed description and growing instructions, site and soil requirements, varieties, and solutions for managing pests and diseases.

 

Cornell University

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A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms

Your school garden provides the context to learn about the world we live in.

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Raised Beds Make Good Garden Sense

Raised Beds Make Good Garden Sense | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

"What goes around comes around" Wedge shoes, capri pants and leg warmers. Let's hope polyester leisure suits are gone for good. Some sound gardening techniques such as raised beds have seen resurgence with good reason.

 

The Homeowners Column: University of Illinois Extension

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The School Garden, in the (adorable) Words of a Child

The School Garden, in the (adorable) Words of a Child | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

At the end of the school day, a third grade teacher sent her students to the garden with the class set of ipods, asking them to take photographs and add narration.  So here’s the garden from...

 

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Easy Kids’ Garden Projects

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Looking for ways to get your kids outside and away from the TV or computer screen? Here are a few fun, quick and easy projects they can make outside on their own that require some creativity.

 

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Gardening Classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden

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Register for Horticulture and Gardening classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

 

Chicago Botanic Garden

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Exploring the Secret Life of Trees

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Exploring the Secret Life of Trees is a website for 3-5 graders on trees. Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us!

 

University of Illinois Extension

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Environmental Awareness: Knowing Your World

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Knowing Your World was designed for 4th and 5th grade levels as a teacher/student supplement to textbook materials. It can also be helpful in using with Earth Day/Arbor Day celebrations or outdoor conservation events.

 

University of Illinois Extension

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Kindergarten Gardening: What Kids Learn

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What do kids really gain from working and playing in the garden? Here are the skills that kindergarteners learn from all that digging.

 

Education.com

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Creating and Growing Edible Schoolyards Manual

A how to manual for school professionals.

 

Created in partnership between Anoka County, MN Community Health & Environmental Services Department’s SHIP initiative and the Anoka–Hennepin School District

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Strawberries: An Easy to Grow Treat

Strawberries: An Easy to Grow Treat | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Few home grown fruits offer the easy growing and luscious eating attributes of strawberries. A small investment in plants and time now will yield several years of backyard glee in grazing the strawberry patch.

 

The Homeowners Column - University of Illinois Extension

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An Educator's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Using a holistic, full circle approach in an educational garden allows you to demonstrate ecological processes that foster healthy soil, healthy plants and healthy people.

 

Oregon St. University Extension

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Pinching and Transplanting Annuals from Cell Packs

Learn how to pinch and transplant annuals you purchase in cell packs from the garden center.

 

UIExtension: You Tube

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Contain your Enthusiasm for Vegetable Gardening

Contain your Enthusiasm for Vegetable Gardening | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Do you have a yearning for yams? A hankering for jalapenos? Or a craving for carrots? Good news. A pot or a bucket is all you need.

 

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Bees for Kids

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This British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) website aims to help children, teachers and parents come to value bees.

 

British Beekeepers Association

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles.

How Does Your Garden Grow? Discovering How Weather Patterns Affect Natural Cycles. | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Conducting a weather fact scavenger hunt to explore how a warm winter has had effects on plant bloom times and other natural processes.

 

New York Times

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Arbor Day at arborday.org

Arbor Day at arborday.org | School Gardening Resources | Scoop.it

Find Arbor Day dates, tips on how to celebrate, history and educational resources.

 

 

Arbor Day Foundation

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Growing Marigold and Zinnia Seedlings

Direct sowing in cell packs can be a less-frustrating way to grow annuals from seed.

 

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