Youth Gardens

Youth and school gardens in the U.S. and Canada.

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Ketcham Elementary’s Big Dig

WASHINGTON, D.C. The “Big Dig” at Ketcham Elementary School in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The national nonprofit REAL School Gardens works with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Hilton Worldwide , D.C. United MAXIMUS Foundation, and American Association of Medical Colleges to build a new learning garden.

Healing Garden at Dell Children’s Medical Center

FROM KLRU’S CENTRAL TEXAS GARDENER IN AUSTIN At Dell Children’s Medical Center, gardens that nurture health, peace and young patient therapy unites top medical technology with nature’s healing power for both staff and families. Designed by TGB Architects. Browse and subscribe to the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel.

Tour a REAL School Garden

By the national nonprofit REAL School Gardens.

Welcome to Ithaca Children’s Garden

ITHACA, NEW YORK The mission of the Ithaca Children’s Garden is to inspire, promote, and sustain youth and community stewardship of the natural environment through garden-based learning and discovery.

San Antonio Children’s Garden

SAN ANTONIO, TX Script: The San Antonio Botanical Gardens is known for showing of exotic plant life — like orchids and colorful roses. But in rear of the Botanical center more mundane plants are grown — back at the Children’s Vegetable Garden. Every Saturday morning children like nine-year old Ben Wenzel show up with their parents …Read more »

Garden-Based Learning at Walter Bracken STEAM Academy

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Video about the Walter Bracken STEAM Academy.  Published on Feb 18, 2016: “From fairy gardens to garden towers, Walter Bracken STEAM Academy transformed its school grounds into a student-centered, garden-learning wonderland.”

Gardening with Children

FROM PLANET NATURAL GARDEN SUPPLY in BOZEMAN, MONTANA Planet Natural says, “Gardening parents frequently ask us how they can get their young children hooked on the idea of growing their own flowers and vegetables.”

Children’s Garden in Iowa City

IOWA CITY, IOWA Published May 17, 2013. The City Plaza Children’s Garden was planted on June 8, 2013, as part of the Iowa City Public Library’s Children’s Day events. This downtown garden is the result of collaboration between New Pioneer Co-op and the city of Iowa City. Scott Koepke, the education and outreach coordinator for …Read more »

School Native-Plant Garden

INDIANAPOLIS, IN About the native-plant garden at Cold Spring Environmental Magnet School.  With Wendy Ford.  Produced by The Nature Conservancy. Get Wild, Go Native! Native gardening is good for our air, our water and us. Join our “Go Native” group to learn about all of the ways you can “Get Wild” in your life! Sign …Read more »

Columbus Foundation: Highland Youth Garden

COLUMBUS, OHIO Throughout Columbus, impressive community gardens are thriving and bringing people together. These numerous gardens are helping build civic pride and beautify neighborhoods. Inspiring people fill the ranks of community gardeners. One such Columbus resident, Peggy Murphy, started the Highland Youth Garden in the Hilltop area four years ago.

Michigan’s 4-H Children’s Garden

EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN The Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden attracts more than 150,000 visitors a year from all over the world. Located on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing, Michigan, the garden offers fun and educational opportunities for children and adults alike.

Meet the Woman behind Seattle Youth Garden Works

SEATTLE, WA Seattle Tilth is very proud to be home to Seattle Youth Garden Works, an urban farm training program for underserved young people. Many of these youth are unstably housed or homeless, navigating the juvenile justice system, or facing other incredible challenges. This is their chance to start anew. Watch Suez share her powerful …Read more »