Schools are rediscovering gardening as a tool for hands-on, student-centered learning. School gardens benefit classrooms and students by:

  • Addressing multiple learning styles
  • Improving environmental attitudes
  • Promoting good nutrition
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Teaching patience and responsibility
  • Teaching students to work cooperatively
  • Improving social skills
  • Building classroom relationships and school spirit
  • Supporting interdisciplinary education
  • Creating an appreciation for team work
  • Increasing self-esteem and self-worth
  • Beautifying the school environment
  • Nutrition in the Garden* Back to School Gardens