Quick Start to a School Garden

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Thinking about starting a school garden project?  Not sure where to begin? Here is some help!

Here is a concise outline of steps for starting an educational garden, created by University of Maine Cooperative Extension educators:


These sites have free information you can download on creating and maintaining a school garden:


Your local University of Maine Cooperative Extension office (in each county) can be a great help, as they have educators on staff, and they also run the Master Gardener program.

The Resources section contains other information.  Have fun and get growing!