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!
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, […]
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 […]
With schoolyard gardens in full swing, many spring vegetables have grown and are ready to harvest. Parker Elementary students, along with the school’s Nurse Anderson, harvested a spring salad mix. They overwintered spinach using a row cover frame, and were able to harvest spinach throughout the winter and spring that they planted last fall! The […]
Comanche Elementary in the Shawnee Mission School District has been a Schoolyard Gardens member for over 7 years. This year, the second grade team has taken over the gardening duties. The students were first introduced to the garden last fall when they cleaned out the garden which had grown full of pesky summer weeds. The […]
It is officially spring, and the Schoolyard Gardens staff have been hard at work planting with their member schools. As schools return from their spring break, we encourage them to plant their spring garden to ensure a harvest before the end of the school year. Between March 20 and March 24 alone, over 60 schools throughout […]
The most exciting part of growing vegetables is getting to eat all the yummy veggies. While the Schoolyard Gardens team is partial to eating veggies straight from the garden, it’s fun to try them in a few inventive ways as well. Below are a few of our favorite kid-friendly recipes. All of these recipes require little […]