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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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Summer Vegetable Spotlights

I’m excited to announce that our Summer Vegetable Spotlight garden activities are live on our website and ready for action! Vegetable Spotlights are a way for early childhood educators, as well as kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade educators, to further their students’ understanding about each vegetable growing in their schoolyard garden. Our summer series covers […]

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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 […]