How To Harvest Lettuce

As cooler temps settle in, you may notice your fall garden start to perk up and grow even faster. Your lettuce transplants growth may leave you wondering which lettuce varieties are growing in your garden. Here is a quick overview to help you decipher between the different varieties of lettuce SYG has to offer: Buttercrunch […]


5 Senses in the Garden

Since joining the Schoolyard Gardens team as an AmeriCorps service member, I’ve had the opportunity to garden with so many curious and hard-working students. We’ve shared in abundant summer harvests, planted fall crops, carefully thinned and weeded garden beds, watered plants with care, and carried armloads of mulch to spread around our plants. Tending our […]


Tasty Spring Garden Salad

The end of the school year is approaching and summer is sneaking into Kansas City with temperatures hitting 90 degrees yesterday! Out at our Schoolyard Gardens it is time to harvest spring greens and make room for summer plants. Schools can expect to harvest their lettuces, spinach, arugula, green onions, radishes, mustard greens and cilantro […]