Harvesting

Managing school garden harvests and ways to share with others..

Seed Saving: The Cycle of Life… In Real Life

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When teaching life sciences and sustainability with students of any age, seed saving is an essential element that bridges the gap between a text book explanation and real life.  As students experience the full cycle of a plant, from planting the seed to harvesting the seed, the concept of life cycles is experienced more deeply […]

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Getting Started: A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms

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Getting Started is a 51-page guide designed and published by the Center for Ecoliteracy in collaboration with Life Lab Science Program, a national leader in garden-based education.     Among the topics included in this resource guide:   -  Nurturing a child’s curiosity. -  Connecting the garden to the classroom. -  Selecting and preparing a […]

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