Plan Now for a Fall Harvest

2016Blog_07252016

Just like the merchants who start displaying the back to school fashion lineup when it’s still beachwear weather, school gardeners who want enjoy a fall vegetable harvest need to think ahead during summer’s heat to cooler times to come. A

Posted in Garden Activities, School Gardens   Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Lessons Learned and The Little Things

2016Blog_07182016

It’s time to admit to the world that I am only an amateur gardener. As a child, I spent quite a few summers helping my grandmother in her garden. But clearly I learned more about my love for vegetables from

Posted in Blog, Garden Activities   Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

To Everything A Season

2016Blog_07112016

Beginning in July, it is peak strawberry season in New England. I’m reminded again how gardening is a seasonal activity. It has been a year since we have had fresh strawberries, and I’ve forget how good they smell and how sweet they

Posted in Garden Activities   Tagged with: , , ,

Go Native!

2016Blog_07042016

Fireworks! Flags! Parades! Barbecues!  It’s no wonder the Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for most kids.  But along with the fun, we try to make sure our children understand that amid all the hoopla we’re celebrating the freedoms

Posted in Garden Activities   Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

KidsGardening: Growing Gardens Across the Nation!

2016Blog_06272016

Amanda S. Interim Executive Director We were busy this spring! In addition to reorganizing as an independent nonprofit and redesigning our website, KidsGardening partnered in the installation of 5 youth gardens across the nation. Most of these new gardens were

Posted in Blog, Garden Grants, School Gardens   Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by Planting a Pollinator Garden!

2016Blog_06202016

Susan L. Garden Editor A garden full of flowers is a beautiful sight! You might think that flowers exist just to please our eyes, but their real goal in life is to create more plants. In order for plants to produce

Posted in Blog