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Ten School Garden Activities for September

Welcome back teachers and students. September in a school garden is one of our busiest times. We need to get started quickly to insure a harvest before the long winter break. For those without a school garden the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has written an extensive online manual, Setting up and […]

Potting up

When starting seeds indoors it is sometimes necessary to repot new seedlings into a bigger container rather than plant them immediately outdoors. We call this practice potting up. In the enclosed video I am potting up Broccoli into a peat pot which can then be transplanted at later date directly into the soil.

Spring Planting

In order to get our spring vegetables harvested before the end of the school term we are currently sowing the following from seed directly into the ground: bush beans, pole beans, zucchini, and lettuce. We are also transplanting seedlings of corn and cherry tomatoes, which we started in our greenhouse. Cherries mature quicker than the […]