Anne Nagro has been gardening with children -- both her own and as coordinator of a large school garden project -- for more than 15 years. In these articles, she offers insights on some of the common challenges facing garden projects. Happy reading!
Five easy tips for starting a garden with children, whether at home, school or in an after-school program.
As outdoor classrooms, gardens offer countless opportunities for experiential learning. Creating one doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process.
Creating a garden is relatively easy. Growing a community to support it… well, that’s a different story.
Children today are digital natives. Many don't have hands-on experience when it comes to the great outdoors. But instead of bemoaning this lack of connection with the natural world (a legitimate concern), let's use what they know -- technology -- to bridge the gap.
Herbs are the easiest “sensory” plant to grow in a garden. Get ideas for incorporating them into your garden project.
Want to spark children's curiosity? Give them unstructured outdoor time.
Weeding is a chore even the most avid gardener comes to dread. No matter your approach, it takes sweat equity. But there are ways to make it easier.
The garden is a magical place in winter, but you've got to get outdoors to enjoy it. Put on your hats, gloves, boots and warm jackets, ready the hot chocolate for your return, and get out there.