Life Lab has put together these helpful video lessons on creating and sustaining school gardens, covering topics like garden themes, composting, weeds, and irrigation. View Resource »
Designed in partnership with the American Horticultural Society, Cornell University’s Sowing the Seeds of Success is designed to walk you through the organizational aspects of a gardening program, including planning & organizing, benefits & research, fundraising & promotion, and evaluation. View Resource »
In Teaching in Nature’s Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education, Nathan Larson shares a philosophy of teaching in the garden. Rooted in years of experience and supported by research, Larson presents fifteen guiding principles of garden-based education. These principles and best practices are illustrated through engaging stories from the field. The book also features a collection of vivid paintings by mural artist Becky Redelings and connections to the research literature provided by Alex Wells and Sam Dennis of the University of Wisconsin Environmental Design Lab.
We are excited to be able to offer copies of Teaching in Nature’s Classroom in both English and Spanish, free of charge! Visit the book website to receive a free copy.