From launching your garden committee to hosting a school-wide ‘dig day’, learn how to start a school garden for education, eating, and fun.
Wherever your school is located, a garden can offer hands-on learning that connects children to nature, their food, and one another. (Photo credit: Healthy Planet US)
Create your project page
Click the green start button to register and set up your project page. It’s quick, free and easy.
Complete a 30 Day Challenge
Complete simple steps in 30 days to get your project off the ground.
Activate your project
Follow the 5 Step Guide and your action plan to bring the project to life.
Share impact by posting a summary and photos and completing a survey.
Suggested: As much or as little time as you have! Your garden will absorb as much time as you give it. We recommend 4-8 hours of initial planning and design time, half a day of sourcing and securing materials, one full dig day, and a few hours a week of maintenance.
More information on how to get started and any resources shared by the Eartheasy School Garden
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Welcome to Eartheasy! Whatever your reasons for wanting to start a school garden, the benefits are many. So how can you help a garden come to your school? We have a great lineup of resources giving you everything you need to get growing.