Added by on 2016-01-09

Children who grow vegetables, eat vegetables. That’s why we have rounded up the best tips and advice on starting a successful School Garden. In this video we present lots of great ideas to inspire and enrich the curriculum with a school garden. We demonstrate how to start small and build up to projects that are proven to work and that kids will love. The Garden Planner shown in the video is available from several major websites and seed suppliers: http://www.GrowVeg.com http://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com http://gardenplanner.almanac.com and many more… We’d like to offer our thanks to the following organizations who helped with content for this video: Recipe for Success Foundation (http://www.recipe4success.org/) who have developed comprehensive lesson plans and healthy eating programs for schools in the US. Garden Organic (http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk) who run a schools gardening service in the UK. School garden design ideas Related PostsHelp Kids Grow – Plant a School garden!Easy Vertical Hydroponics Tower Garden – Even Beginners Can Grow FoodPermaculture Food Forest School Garden teach kids about Real FoodEdible School Yard Garden Teaches 1,000 Students a Year about FoodSlow Food Miami – School Gardens for Kids – “Teaching” GardensSchool Gardens Grow Healthy Kids.mov

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  • FlyGirl7221 1 year ago

    Hi-that's not exactly true. CA is the #1 state with a school gardening program. Many state has implemented CA school garden into their state school gardening.

  • mother2012 1 year ago

    I don['t know anything at all about it, but could a garden be started that isn't on the school property?

  • SilverStarGazer 1 year ago

    Here in Cali you can't have a veggie garden at a school or group home with it being inspected and regulated by the FDA essentially making it where it's not feasible to accomplish. I ran group homes for years and could never get things going.