Online Learning

for Garden Leaders

NUTRITION

PLANTS

WELL-BEING

GARDENING

 

Educational content developed to help Garden Leaders obtain a solid background in knowledge that would be helpful to creating bountiful and educational vegetable gardens designed especially for children.


 

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 Growing Healthy California Produce

for Healthy California Kids

An overview of basic steps and considerations when thinking about how to start a garden. This module was created for the Train-the-Trainer Leader Workshops funded by a grant from the USDA. It is intended to be a resource for parents, teachers and friends who want to help children understand where their food comes from and experience the magic of growing fresh and nutritious fruits and vegetables.

 

MODULE 1  

Growing Healthy: THE GARDEN

How to Create a Garden for Growing Healthy Fruits and Vegetables

Part 1 PLANNING THE GARDEN

Part 2 THINK OUTSIDE THE BED: Non-traditional Garden Layouts

Part 3 THE BASICS: Sunshine, Water and the Elements 

Part 4 THE BASICS (continued): Soil

Part 5 THE BASICS (continued) Warmth, Space and Maintenance


MODULE 2  

MEET THE FAMILIES: About Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables

How Fruit, Flowers and vegetables Are Related and Other Interesting Information About Them

Kids Growing Strong does not make the assertion that the material found in this course is “original” material.

People have been gardening for centuries. All knowledge is drawn from the collective experience of those who have toiled bef with further building done by trialand error upon the old learning. The pictures used have been collected over the years from many sources. We try to give credit where credit is due. We have forgotten the source for many. If you recognize them, please let us know.