Gardening Ideas Research at Texas A&M School Gardens Fruits and Vegetables Nutrition Facts Gardening for Health How many times have you heard the phrase "you are what you eat?" Stop and think about the importance of that statement. What we eat plays a large role in how we develop and grow. It also influences our health, energy levels and attitudes. Learning about good nutrition should be a part of every person's life especially during habit-forming childhood years.

This web page explores a fun way to teach children about nutrition: through gardening. A garden provides a site for hands-on lessons about fruits and vegetables, important components of our diet. Gardens are exciting, interactive ways to demonstrate life skills and to develop good habits.

Nutrition in the Garden* Gardening for Health* Nutrition Facts* Fruits and Vegetables* School Gardens* Research at Texas A&M* Gardening Ideas* Aggie Horticulture

Nutrition in the Garden was created by Sarah Lineberger and is maintained by Cindy Klemmer. For further information, contact The Department of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, 202 Horticulture/Forest Science Building, College Station, TX 77843-2133. Phone: 409-845-6628 FAX: 409-845-0627.