Tag Archives: Instructional Activities

Seed-Saving and Seed Study for Educators

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) School Garden Program announces the release of “A Handful of Seeds” – a new publication on seed saving and seed study for educators. This guide is available now as a free PDF download on their website. CLICK HERE to download the 91 page (1.6MB) full color illustrated guide.  Inside […]

10 School Garden Activities for September

Week 1 – Welcome back everyone. Hope you all enjoyed your summer. For those without a school garden who would like to know how to get started please read: How to Start and Maintain a School Garden. For those returning to an existing garden there is much to do. Preparing the beds for seed sowing […]

More school garden reading

Summertime also means extra reading time for educators. HowToDoThings.com has an entire section just for teachers. They include: 1) How to do Gardening Science Fair Projects 2) How To Plan a Garden for Kids 3) How To Grow Plants in the Classroom 4) How To Incorporate Gardening into Kindergarten and First Grade Curriculum 5) How […]

School Garden News – Davenport, California

Cooking, gardening program in Davenport serves up green principles Rachael Ray’s got nothing on Auden Heitzler. Like a Food Network star, the Pacific School fifth-grader chops through an onion with uncanny skill, holding the base of the knife with one palm as she guides the blade with the other. Her laser focus is understandable, considering […]