We’re so excited it’s finally planting season – watch this short video to learn three fast and easy steps to prepare your garden for spring planting! For more garden videos, click this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKaSb5iCc_UtubC61H_JU_A Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see more garden tips and tricks!
This post was written by students at Accelerated Schools of Overland Park. Here at the Accelerated Schools of Overland Park, we host an Environmental Science class. As part of this class, we maintain a school garden which has three eight-foot by four-foot raised beds. This past fall, we completed our harvest of tomatoes, herbs, […]
Cold Kansas City temperatures have some our school districts scheduling their last day of school well into the first part of June! It feels like forever since we’ve been able to spend time gardening in the warm sun! But here at KCCG, spring is in the air, at least in our greenhouse! Since February, […]
A few weeks ago, Crystal and I had the opportunity to attend a week long conference in Santa Cruz, California. The School Garden Support Organization Leadership Institute was hosted by LifeLabs and one of our generous supporters, the Whole Kids Foundation. Over the course of the week we had the chance to network with […]
Despite all this crazy weather, we’ve been busy all winter building new gardens at schools across the Kansas City metro! A few weeks ago, we built a garden with the students at Hawthorn Elementary and it was such a blast! We put together this short video so you can experience a garden construction along with […]
After 4 years as the Schoolyard Gardens Preschool Coordinator, this spring my role will be changing to the K-12 garden coordinator. I am excited for the new challenge, but I will miss my time spent in the garden with my preschool friends. However, I will always chuckle to myself when I remember the many times […]
It’s that time of year again, time to watch for KCCG’s annual Seeder’s Digest in the mail. In your Seeder’s Digest you will find important KCCG event dates to remember, gardening workshops and a list of all the seeds and plants we are offering for the upcoming growing season. While you wait for warmer […]
Happy New Year friends! New to SYG or just need a refresher? Here is what to expect during a year of schoolyard gardening. In January, most garden beds are resting, waiting for warmer weather to soften up the soil for spring planting. This month, schoolyard gardeners can be planning and dreaming about the upcoming […]