How to Use Row Cover to Speed Up Your Schoolyard Garden Veggies

Despite the unpredictable temperatures of the midwest, and the short school calendar, your students could be eating broccoli, cabbage, collards and kale from their schoolyard garden before the end of the school year! But how? Row cover is a friend to the schoolyard garden. It not only insulates your veggies when temperatures drop, but it also keeps […]


The Discovery of Photosynthesis: An Indoor Activity for Student Gardeners

While the winter weather is keeping us indoors and away from our gardens, it’s not too early to begin thinking about what makes our plants grow. The following activity and discussion, adapted from Life Lab, can help your students begin to explore how their vegetable plants grow. Objective: To introduce the concept of photosynthesis. Time: […]