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:
- School Garden Wizard: http://www.schoolgardenwizard.org/
- Life Lab Science Program: http://www.lifelab.org/for-educators/schoolgardens/#gettingstarted
- California School Garden Network: http://www.csgn.org/page.php?id=36
- Master Gardeners in San Diego, CA: http://www.mastergardenerssandiego.org/schools/gardenbook/main.html
Your local Univ. 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!