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Spring is in the Air!

  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, […]

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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 […]

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Spotlight: Rosehill ELC

Tuesday I had the pleasure of planting with Mrs. Fullington and Mrs. Knecht’s Preschool class at Rosehill ELC in Lenexa KS.   New to the Schoolyard Garden program, they were so excited to finally get to plant in their newly constructed raised beds. Before planting, we practiced planting our seeds by using wooden beads.  We discussed […]

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Spring Planting Tips

It is finally spring planting time in Kansas City! We are so excited to get outside and begin digging in the soil, and planting seeds and transplants with students all over the city. Sometimes schoolyard gardeners have a lot of questions about best gardening practices. At first, all of your questions could make gardening a […]