START-UP

 

Butterfly Gardening · Kitty Okano

Basic Tools and Equipment for Gardening with Students · Lynn Hyndman

Composting 101 · Chicago Botanic Garden

Designing & Planning Your Garden · Growing Power

Designing for Sustainability · How to Grow a School Garden

Developing a Basemap · Kitty Okano

Earth Box Gardening · earthbox.com

Extra Help for Parents · K-3 · Chicago Botanic Garden

GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom [1 of 5] · National Gardening Association

Historic Herbal Theme Gardens · Kitty Okano

How to Start a School Garden: A Philosophical Guide · University of Chicago

How to Create and Care for a Rain Garden · Clean Water Illinois

Flowers and Herbs Bees Prefer · Judy Cummings

Grow a Caterpillar Cafe · Christian Science Monitor

Kingsley Garden Basic Information/Procedure · Kingsley School

Lincolnwood School Vegetable Plan · Lincolnwood School

Mapping out the Schoolyard: Designing Gardens and Habitats · National Garden Association

Native Perennials · Spring · Stephanie Fine & Amalia Malos

GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom [2 of 5] · National Gardening Association

GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom [3 of 5] · National Gardening Association

GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom [4 of 5] · National Gardening Association

GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom [5 of 5] · National Gardening Association

Rookie Gardening Mistakes · Planet Green

Resources for Vegetable Gardening · Lynn Hyndman

Resources for Edible School Gardening · Lynn Hyndman

Raised Bed Tips · P. Allen Smith

Rain Garden Basic Information · Kitty Okano

Planting Dates for Midwest Gardens · Kitty Okano

Planting Calendar for Evanston · Judy Cummings

Shakespeare Garden Plants · Judy Cummings

Southern California Preschool Garden Primer · PreK-2 · Garden School Foundation

Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a School Garden · Will Green

Things to Consider Before Starting a School Garden · Will Green

Useful Books · Kitty Okano

Start-Up

 

These resources will help you begin your school garden. They include step-by-step instructions and other guides to starting specific garden types.

SAGE is a program of the Evanston Environmental Association.