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Step by step how to go about Growing a Classroom or School Garden with Ease. teachers and schools Nov 12, 2022

Elementary Teachers,

The last 2 weeks were pretty great I think because I revealed so much important information to help you bust your fears of starting a garden with your students.

Busted a few myths and showed you how to find the time to do this!

It's all HERE in last week's playlist and Down...

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Teachers: Busting 3 school garden myths teachers and schools Nov 05, 2022

Are you a teacher who would have loved it if you could grow a food garden with your students...

BUT...

You are not doing it because...

1) Do You think you need outdoor space?

2) You've never grown a thing in your life and think you've got gray thumbs.

3) Or do you think you need to organize...

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Teachers: 5 Mistakes I would never make if I was a teacher starting a school garden teachers and schools Oct 21, 2022

 

After almost a decade of growing school gardens, in all kinds of schools, and in all types of settings, in-school, after-school, clubs, teaching myself, training facilitators who taught my programs, training classroom teachers, and providing them with resources and coaching, there are 5...

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Teachers: Growing gardens in fall and winter teachers and schools Oct 21, 2022

Should you leave growing food gardens for spring and completely forget about them in fall and winter?
Absolutely not! For a few reasons:


1) First, you can teach about good food and the positive environmental impacts humans can have just by growing food locally... The young are disappointed in us...

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Teachers: The Who, What, When and Where of a successful classroom or school garden teachers and schools Oct 01, 2022

For most elementary teachers, growing a classroom or school garden might sound intimidating, but it can easily be simplified by planning. I know, I know! Planning is not the most pleasant aspect of growing gardens but as for any subject you teach, this one too requires planning. Even though you...

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Teachers: It's Impossible to grow Educational, Food, Sustainable and Impactful gardens teachers and schools Sep 24, 2022

Elementary teachers, growing somewhat of a school or even a classroom garden, in student clubs or by arranging a few planting or work events with parents, is possible...


But, not if you want that garden to be EDUCATIONAL and no matter the size, IMPACTFUL.


Not if you want it to be producing FOOD...

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Teachers: School Garden Summer Maintenance: Part II teachers and schools Sep 02, 2022

Summer maintenance is at the top of your mind when it comes to growing a school garden. And for very good reasons too. The last thing teachers want is to have to come to school every day of their summer vacation to deal with issues and do chores. Teachers deserve a peaceful and worry-free summer....

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Teachers: School Garden Summer Maintenance: Part I teachers and schools Aug 27, 2022

The very first concern that teachers or school admins have about the topic of growing school gardens is SUMMER MAINTENANCE!


And for very good reason too! Educators take on a lot and do A LOT for their students during the school year and when summer comes, they want to go away to their very...

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Teachers: Growing Food with Students - Week of Aug 8th 2022 teachers and schools Aug 13, 2022

Growing food gardens with students in schools is dreamy wonderful to teachers but overwhelmingly intimidating to even imagine starting!

If you're an elementary teacher who's been wanting to do this but haven't, you know what I'm talking about! ;)

Went live last week almost...

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Part3: -School-Garden-Lesson-Plans teachers and schools Mar 01, 2021

 

Last week, I shared WHY having your School Garden Lesson Plans nailed, is the path to having a beautiful and producing school garden you can teach your curriculum in without the usual headaches of managing a garden. You can read Part 1 here:

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Part2-School-Garden-Lesson-Plans teachers and schools Feb 26, 2021

 

By now, you already know that having a good series of lesson plans for your school garden is the key to creating an amazing school garden, and to gaining support from administrators towards it.

 

… and when you look at the disappointing results other teachers get...

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