Garden maintenance are important tasks that can sometimes be a little intimidating to a new gardener but, here at Schoolyard Gardens, we’ve made it easy! Check out our garden maintenance videos and tips below. Watering – We recommend using a hose with a shower attachment to water your school garden. To help your veggies thrive, […]
What’s Eating My Plants?
Have you noticed holes in the leaves of your broccoli, cabbage, kale, and/or collard plants? Are you wondering what could be eating your veggies? The culprits are likely caterpillars! These caterpillars, also known as loopers, are big fans of vegetables in the brassica family (that includes your broccoli, cabbage, kale, collards, brussels sprouts, and cauliflower) […]
Fall Garden To Do List!
Hopefully your fall seeds and plants are planted and you’re enjoying a second or third harvest of tomatoes and peppers. Did you know tomatoes and peppers can produce up until it freezes? As we wait for cooler temperatures, continue to water your fall seeds and plants every day to ensure they germinate and […]
4 Steps to Summer Garden Success
The temperature is rising! For a guaranteed successful summer harvest, it’s a good idea to prepare your gardens for the hot summer months ahead! Water, Water, Water Maintaining a consistent watering schedule will ensure that your tomatoes grow gradually rather than in spurts, preventing stretch marks or misshaped tomatoes. Stake your tomatoes Before your tomatoes […]