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“Go Bags” Ease Transition Outside

Do you want to utilize outdoor space for teaching, but do not have a designated outdoor classroom? Consider creating “Go Bags.” Each student has their own...

Video: Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

It’s time to don your eyepatch and your best pirate accent to dig for buried treasure in the garden! The sweet potatoes arrrrrgh ready (or...

Thrive Outside

There has never been a better time to consider teaching outside. With the need for social distancing and many schools utilizing a hybrid teaching model,...

Video: Planting Sweet Potatoes

Sowing seeds or digging a hole to bury the rootball of a transplant are the most common means of starting a garden crop, but there...

Video: Bolting Kale

Kale is a cool season vegetable. The leaves are harvested for use in salads, smoothies, baked as chips or even added to soup. It’s packed...

Video: Pollination

The signs of spring include flowers blooming and birds chirping…and that yellow dust covering our cars. While it may be a nuisance to those who...

Video: Flower Dissection

Classroom lesson delivery is going virtual. In this first video in a new series dubbed STEM To-Go, Amy Bowman teaches flower parts through flower dissection....

SGSI 2020 Canceled

In light of the response to reducing the threat of COVID-19, the decision has been made to cancel the School Garden Summer Institute that was...

Registration Opens for SGSI

Join the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute for the 3rd annual School Garden Summer Institute, a 2-day professional development workshop for teachers, administrators,...