Youth Gardens

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

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A Vision in Youth Gardening Leadership: Ground Up Organics

SEATTLE, WA Ground Up Organics is a Seattle-based project of the organization Creatives for Community or C4C. Its focus is on teaching teenagers to be leaders in the green revolution and specifically in urban organic agriculture. This story originally aired on The Seattle Channel program “City Stream.” I filmed and edited it while Penny Legate …Read more »

Master Gardeners Youth Program

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND Montgomery County Master Gardeners’ Youth Garden at White Oak Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring, Md. Produced by the Montgomery County County Council.

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.

Gardening with Kids

WHEATON, MARYLAND At Brookside Gardens, Ellen Hartranft discusses some fun ideas for getting kids excited about gardening.

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.

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.”

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 »

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.

A School Community Garden

SAN DIEGO, CA: From San Diego’s gardening TV show “A Growing Passion.” Garden expert Nan Sterman takes us to a garden grown and tended by elementary school students. They’re not just growing vegetables, they’re growing community!