Starting a School Garden



Chrissa Carlson, the Garden and Nutrition Educator at Baltimore’s Hampstead Hill Academy, shows us the steps needed to start a school garden. In Part 1 of this 2-part series, Chrissa shares her school garden knowledge and experience with UME’s Jon Traunfeld. Stay tuned for Part 2 that will cover “Components of a Successful School Garden” and garden design.

This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about our Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and encourages people to start their own food gardens.
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Animation by Chris Heuer, Freefall FX, LLC

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