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Spotlight: Celebrating 30 Garden Beds at Border Star

Winter is a sleepy time for many gardeners, but here at schoolyard gardens, we’re keeping busy! Along with garden constructions, we’re topping off beds with compost, tilling up compacted soil, and making minor repairs to raised beds. The time in between growing seasons provides us with a great opportunity to do some much-needed schoolyard garden […]

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Selecting Seeds for Schoolyard Gardens

Even though January is starting out really cold, gardeners are already beginning to think about what they will grow this spring and seed catalogs are being shipped to gardeners all around the country. Seed catalogs showcase thousands of different vegetable varieties that grow well in gardens.  Each description tells about a certain plant variety’s growing […]