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Can you Cabbage?

Vegetable:  Cabbage SYG Varieties: Stonehead Cabbage is a great source of Vitamin A,K,B6 and Vitamin C.  Vitamin C supports the production of collagen which keeps your joints and muscles strong. Growing a good size cabbage can be tricky and over the years I’ve heard from gardeners all the different tricks for growing cabbage. One trick […]

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Beautiful Beets

Vegetable: Beets SYG Variety: Red and Golden, Detroit Dark Red, Early Wonder Beets are a rich source of natural nitrates which helps deliver oxygen to our muscles and helps our bodies stay active. Not only are they delicious and nutritious, they are so versatile in the kitchen! You can roast them till they are caramelized […]

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Spotlight: Kellybrook Elementary

This week’s school spotlight is Kellybrook Elementary in North Kansas City. It’s been fun watching the gardens at Kellybrook  grow over the years, from just a few raised beds, to a wonderfully designed outdoor classroom space. School secretary, Karen Lambing, leads the garden projects with the help of her husband.  She asks students what they […]

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Pollinator Gardens

Pollinator garden: A garden that is planted and designed, with plants that produce nectar and pollen attracting pollinating insects, know as pollinators. We’ve had a lot of people asking for more information about starting a pollinator garden and after some time researching this winter the Schoolyard Gardens team is excited to offer a quick resource […]